With  over 37 years of experience in the industry we’re able to guide you through your Import/ Export Documentation, Regulatory Compliances, Trade Agreements, TCO Applications, Duty Refunds and more.


customs clearance Advisory and Consulting


We help you comply with all Government, Customs, Trade Agreements and Embassy/ Consulate requirements needed for the safe movement of your goods.


Customs Clearance


Expert Advice to Help Your Business

Our highly experienced team can guide you through all aspects of your International Trade movements. We can assist you to comply with all Government, Customs, Trade Agreements and Embassy/ Consulate requirements needed for the safe and expeditious movement of your goods right through the logistics chain.

Tariff Consultancy/ Duty Refunds are a core strength of our brokerage team, no matter the product we have the expertise to attain the best possible outcome for your company.

We provide advice and trade consulting services on all Customs, Shipping, Bio-Security (Quarantine), Transport and many other industry related matters including;

  • International Freight Forwarding
  • Landside logistics – Transportation/Warehousing /Re-distribution
  • Customs Clearance for Imports and Exports
  • Marine Transit Insurance
  • Tariff Concession Orders (TCO) applications
  • Duty drawbacks/refunds
  • Tradex and related industry schemes
  • Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  • Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Acts and Regulations
  • Landed costing
  • Prohibited Import Acts & Regulations
  • Projects/Events/Concerts/Festivals
  • Bio-security (Quarantine) procedures, laws and legislation

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Experienced Customs Brokers Ready to Help

Upon arrival of your import consignment at an Australian port, it is incumbent on you as the Importer to declare your goods to Australian Border Force (ABF), Biosecurity and other Government Departments and to comply with the numerous laws and regulations that govern the import of goods. This process is mandatory to obtain final release of your cargo for consumption/distribution.

Customs & Forwarding Services has highly experienced and fully accredited Customs Brokers in each Australian Port to represent you and to facilitate the efficient preparation and submission of your particular Import Clearance Declaration for your goods through ABF and Biosecurity.

Call now to discuss your consignment’s needs with an expert.

CALL NOW   07 3252 5515

Documentation, Compliance, Trade Agreements

Our highly experienced staff can assist you with all aspects of your paperwork. We help you comply with all Government, Customs, Trade Agreements and Embassy/ Consulate requirements needed for the quick, safe and expeditious movement of your goods right through to delivery at your client’s front door. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

List of Documentation;

  • Commercial Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Australian Packing Declaration
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Bill Of Lading
  • Manufacturing Declaration
  • Imports Customs Entry
  • Import Permit
  • Fumigation Certificate


Freight Forwarding

Freight Forwarding

Our developed relationships with reliable airlines, shipping lines, trusted overseas partners and agents allow us to give you with the best possible service whilst saving time and money.


Landside Logistics

Landside Logistics

As a National Company with partners and agencies worldwide we can offer you the best Warehousing Domestic Transport, Cargo Handling, Coastal Shipping services and more.


“Our company has been working closely with Customs and Forwarding Services since our inception in 2000. Without exception, our international freight forwarding, coordination and customs clearance solutions have been expertly arranged and managed without loss of product or service and always in a timely manner.
We have entrusted this vital service to C.F.S. and without reservation, would recommend their expertise to any company needing such services.”


Electrical Equipment Supplier/Distributor

"As a long term client of CFS we have seen CFS mature into the professional, competitive and responsive organisation that they are today. As a business, CFS leadership has given an exemplary level of Service and continually shares our Values working closely to ensure we get the job done. Whether it be Import or Export, through a dedicated and accountable team we continue to receive the professional support required in a diversely changing and competitive environment. Well done to Anne and her team."


Manufacturing / Distribution

"Our Company has been dealing with Customs & Forwarding Services (Australia) Pty Ltd since 1978. We find they are extremely professional in all their dealings with us. They always respond to our requests promptly and source the best possible shipping rates on our behalf.
We would have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone to handle all Import and Export requirements."


Commercial Refrigeration Supplier/Distribution

"We have used Customs and Forwarding Services for all our Imports and Exports since 1995. They handle all our daily import/export forwarding including container clearance, unpack and delivery. Where they really excel is in the handling of our large equipment project shipments, managing all aspects of the freight movement from our overseas supplier/manufacturer to our sites here in Australia. I recommend Customs and Forwarding Services to anyone who needs Import/Export Services no matter how large or small."


Processing / Distribution

Our Projects

Cross Laminate Timber Plant

Cross Laminate Timber Plant

Project: Customs Clearance and delivery of a Cross Laminate Timber Plant to Rural Victoria. The project comprised 17 shipments in total; 2 airfreight shipments, 14 sea freight shipments of 57 x 40ft containers arriving in a space of two months and a 1 x 30m long break...

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Delivery of Helicopter Flight Simulator

Delivery of Helicopter Flight Simulator

Project: CFS was contracted to deliver a military rated Helicopter Flight Simulator from Cergy – Pontoise in France to the Australian Defence Force base in Townsville, Australia. The cargo involved 52 crates of assorted sizes and weights with sensitive electronics and...

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