As trade facilitators we can provide clients with all of the advice they require from the point of ordering to delivery including pickup and terms of delivery from suppliers overseas Sea or Airfreight possibilities, Customs Duty and GST advice, Quarantine permits and clearance, local transport and storage.

For new clients out team members will assist you through each and every step of the import or export transaction, to enable you to make commercial, economical, and thus profitable decisions.

International Forwarding
Seafreight, Airfreight, Insurance, Local Transport, Storage, Warehousing & Distribution

Our International Freight Forwarding division works with agents in 120 countries world wide.

J.N. Allen & Co Forwarding is an Australian owned freight forwarder formed in a foundation of sound customer service principles and years of experience in the freight forwarding and customs brokerage industries. Within this industry, or any service-based industry, delivering customer service is what our customers must have consistently in order for them to excel in their own business.

Our prime objective is to save you money as well as keeping you closely advised on every order you submit to your suppliers through our order tracking service, on hand reports and import pre-alerts. We believe that the industry is not just about the moving of freight from one port to the next, but more importantly about communication. The efficient transmittal of information to our customers is vital for you to provide an efficient service to your customers, again emphasising the necessity of quality customer service.

Customs & Quarantine Brokerage
Customs Clearance, Tariff & Valuation Advice, Tariff Concessions, Refunds, Drawbacks of Duty and Quarantine import requirement advice.

Customs Clearance Australia Wide
J.N. Allen are able to facilitate customer's Barrier clearance and delivery in every port of Australia through our Sydney and associated offices with a benefit of a central billing facility from our Sydney City office.

For importers, our advice on the Customs and or Quarantine clearance of imports can eliminate lengthy delays and unnecessary storage and handling charges. Your goods may be eligible for import at a reduced rate of duty, or duty free in the case of certain products. J.N. Allen's technical experience can provide immediate information on the correct documentation and standards required so that import barrier clearance is performed efficiently and effectively.

Local Transport, Storage, Warehousing & Distribution

J.N.Allen currently provide a complete transport system for the effective movement and control of import and export cargo. A system designed around the client's needs and designed to tailor our client's specific requirements. We can also unpack and palletise full containers and offer pallet or container storage. Our comprehensive fleet of trucks ranging from delivery vans to semi-trailers. The cartage emphasis is firmly based on safe and efficient delivery and can be handled as FCL, LCL or break bulk with full logistics, storage, handling and distribution services if required.

Electronic Data Transfer (EDI)
Our modern office equipment provides a specialist computerised service to expedite transmission and clearance of documents.

Customer Enquiries
A personal discussion with a customer service representative would provide specific details of our fees for customs clearance, cartage and related services required.