Customs & Excise Act review


The New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) has released a discussion paper which outlines a number of wide ranging proposed changes to the Customs and Excise Act 1996. We strongly encourage businesses to consider the review’s impact – particularly exporters and importers and businesses considering changes to their supply chains. Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers will  Continue reading “Customs & Excise Act review”   

Last Mile Dashboard


As part of Hobbs Global Logistics’ on going commitment to provide our customers with total supply chain visibility, we have developed a “Last Mile Dashboard”. This system is a separate web based site that is linked into our “On Trac” logistics management suite and has live feeds from New Zealand Port authorities as well as  Continue reading “Last Mile Dashboard”   

High Security Bolt Seal


Mediterranean Shipping Company has advised that all EXPORT sealable containers moving under a MSC Bill of Lading must be sealed with a High Security Bolt Seal compliant with ISO PAS 17712:2013, effective from 1st July 2014. MSC will make MSC High Security Bolt Seals available with all empty sealable containers released. Please contact Hobbs Global  Continue reading “High Security Bolt Seal”