Rohlig's Month In Review

Rohlig's Month In Review

This month we’ve launched a new LCL direct service route in South China, we’ve been sending small parcels all over the world with our new ‘Rohlig Courier’ service and our key staff have been busily socializing at client events. We’ve also been busy expanding our global footprint with new offices in Mexico and Indonesia and we have our fingers on the industry pulse, tracking customs updates and rate increases.

We would like to welcome two new customers to the Rohlig family:

Mercator Lighting who manufacture, import and distribute lighting and fans. 

Zodiac Pools who import and distribute all things pool equipment related.  

We value your feedback. Tell us what you would like to hear more about by emailing rohlig.australia(at)

Happy reading from the team at Rohlig Australia

Rohlig LCL Direct Consolidation from Shenzhen

Rohlig LCL Direct Consolidation from Shenzhen

The team at Rohlig Australia are excited to announce the expansion of our direct consolidation LCL between China and Australia. Our regular service from Shenzhen to Sydney and Melbourne has been expanded to include further coverage in LCL freight around the Pearl River Delta regions in South China.

“This LCL consolidation expansion forms part of our ongoing strategy to increase our service offering to customers.” Says Ryan Sponneck, Head of Ocean Freight at Rohlig Australia. “Our new dedicated consolidation between China and Australia will offer improved transit times, greater cost efficiency and faster access to your cargo on arrival.”

Our scheduled services run as below:

  • Cut-off in Shenzhen: Tuesday, departure Monday
  • Transit time : Shenzhen to Sydney 12 days  
  • Transit time: Shenzhen to Melbourne 15 days
  • Pearl River Delta regions include Guangzhou, Foshan, Jiangmen, Shantou, Shunde, Huangpu, Zhongshan and Zhuhai.

Please speak with your Rohlig Key Account Manager for additional information and to take advantage of this great new service.

Send small parcels fast with Rohlig Courier

Send small parcels fast with Rohlig Courier

When it comes to logistics, every business, no matter the industry, or where it’s based, has the need for an express parcel service. Whether it’s part of core business, or for occasional ‘emergency’ deliveries, there is often the need to quickly deliver important documents and small parcels.

Rohlig has created a web based delivery service to assist with your small parcel needs. 'Rohlig Courier' provides an online shipping platform for express, domestic and international shipments - designed to make it easy for customers to manage their express parcel shipments, from any location, at any time

Don’t take it from us. Hear from one of our customers, Hedgehog, about how Rohlig Courier helped to deliver more efficient courier operations to their business. Click here to view the case study.

To check out the service contact your Rohlig Account Manager today or visit

Falk Rexnord open new service facility in Newcastle

Falk Rexnord open new service facility in Newcastle

On April 20th, Falk Rexnord officially opened their new Service and Repair Facility in Bennett’s Green, Newcastle, celebrating with a customer and partner event to mark the occasion. 

The evening was a great success with Falk Rexnord showcasing their latest product portfolio of power transmission and conveying components.  

“Falk Rexnord represents the most comprehensive portfolio of power transmission and conveying components in the world.” Says Debra Grey, Rohlig Australia’s Business Development Manager.

“It was great to see so many new product demonstrations and the transformation of their new service workshop for the event made for a spectacular evening.”

Rohlig expands its network with new offices in Mexico and Indonesia

Rohlig expands its network with new offices in Mexico and Indonesia

Rohlig global is proud to announce the expansion of our global footprint with the opening of two new offices in Monterrey,  Mexico and Surabaya, Indonesia.

Rohlig is where you are - with over 2,200 employees in 29 countries and counting...

Rohlig Mexico

Rohlig Onboard Logistics Mexico

Río de la Plata # 103 Ote Local 17 Piso 1

Col. Del Valle, San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo Leon

C.P. 66220

Tel. +52 81 2955 3490

Rohlig Indonesia

PT Rohlig Logistik Indonesia Intiland Tower

Serviced Office, Lt. 5 Suite 2Jl. Panglima Sudirman No. 101-103

Surabaya, 60271

Tel: +62 31 5482722

Conditionally Non-prohibited goods notice

Conditionally Non-prohibited goods notice

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has published industry advice detailing how conditionally non-prohibited goods will be managed if they arrive without a required import permit.

What has changed:

From 9 April 2018, the department will no longer facilitate the clearance of conditionally non-prohibited goods that arrive without the required import permit.

Goods that require a permit, but arrive without one, including where an application is currently under consideration, will be directed for export from Australian territory or required to be destroyed in an approved manner.

For further information please click here or speak with your Rohlig Customs Broker:

Emirates SkyCargo Fuel Surcharge

Emirates SkyCargo Fuel Surcharge

Emirates fuel surcharge increase beginning 1st May 2018

In line with the aviation fuel price index and Emirates airlines indicator found at, the fuel surcharge will be 0.35/kg EUR / USD. This applies to inbound shipments for Australia starting on shipments departing the origin airport from May 1st, 2018.

We will continue to monitor the situation and update accordingly if there are any further changes. Please speak directly with your Rohlig Account Manager if you have any concerns or questions.

For further information please see Emirates notice.

General Rate Increases (GRI's)

General Rate Increases (GRI's)

Rohlig Australia has updated the national tariff Fuel Levy for Melbourne effective 1st May 2018

  • 14% for FCL Sea Freight
  • 12% for LCL Sea Freight and Airfreight

April Global Economic Report

April Global Economic Report

Click here to download a PDF of the report.