FEBRUARY E-NEWS

Please see our latest February 2014 E-news containing the following topics:

Röhlig Australia provides freight services for typhoon Haiyan appeal

Röhlig Australia provides freight services for typhoon Haiyan appeal

During the months of November and December 2013, Röhlig Australia supported RMD Australia for the Typhoon Haiyan Philippines Appeal by providing freight services  to transport much needed emergency goods to disaster affected areas.

The Röhlig shipments contained items such as summer clothing, tinned and packaged food, blankets, tents and cooking utensils for victims of typhoon Haiyan, many of whom had lost everything.

About Typhoon Haiyan

On November 8, Typhoon Haiyan killed 6,111 people, left 1,779 people missing and 4.4 million people homeless . The category 5 “super storm” is listed as one of the deadliest natural disasters in Philippine history.

About RMD Australia

RMD Australia is a subsidiary of RMD Kwikform, which is wholly owned by Interserve PLC. The core business of RMD Australia is the design, manufacture, hire and sale of formwork, access and shoring and related construction equipment to the civil and construction industries.

See below: Röhlig Adelaide team works for Philippines typhoon appeal. Adam Krueger, Andre von Paumgartten, Brian Wood, Edurne Esparza.

 

 

Global News Röhlig gets things moving for Olympic Games in Sochi

Global News
Röhlig gets things moving for Olympic Games in Sochi

XXII. OLYMPIC GAMES IN SOCHI

The Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia played host to the opening and closing ceremonies of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in February.

Röhlig Bremen, together with subcontracting partner Hacklin Hamiko were responsible for the transport of goods from the factory in Bremen to the Olympic site in Sochi.

Röhlig delivered 6,200 freight-tons packed into 229 20’ containers, via truck, ship and ferry. All together 52 deliveries were received with no damage, no claims and no delays. Röhlig’s High Quality, High Tech, High Touch logistics assisted in making the Winter Olympics in Sochi a huge success!

Import Processing Charges (IPC) increases now apply

Import Processing Charges (IPC) increases now apply

The Australian Government announced the restructure & increase of the Import Processing Charges (IPC) in December last year.

The Import Processing Charges Amendment Bill 2013 has now been introduced into Parliament. This Bill has amended the Import Processing Charges Act 2001 to increase the import processing charges levied on air, sea and post consignments with a value of $10,000 or more.

The increases began on January 1, 2014 as follows:

·  All consignments valued at more than $1,000 but less than $10,000, the current rates of import processing charges will continue to apply

·  Sea consignments lodged electronically with a value of $10,000 or more, the import processing charge will increase from $50.00 to $152.60

·  Air and post consignments lodged electronically with a value of $10,000 or more, the import processing charge will increase from $40.20 to $122.10

·  There will be no import processing charge for consignments valued at AUD$1,000 or less.

 These charges will be passed on at cost to the Importer. We will continue to monitor the situation and advise of any further information or amendments.

 Please find the PDF on Import Processing Charges Amendment Bill 2013 provided by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ABCPS) here.

January global economic report

January global economic report

January global economic report

See attached pdf for details.

 

We appreciate your support and look forward to continuing to service your logistics needs.  Should you have any questions please feel free to contact your Rohlig Australia Account Manager or Customer Service Representative.

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