FCL quote to Sydney
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8988 8068
Sydney from the UK
FCL Seafreight to Sydney from UK
Transit time: direct in 41 days
Network of convenient receiving depots, located Nationwide
Warehousing and storage facilities
Unsworth UK provides reliable, direct FCL services from Felixstowe and Southampton, UK to Sydney, Australia in just 41 days, port to port.
Australia is a key player in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region, but also works closely with the UK on political and economic issues. Australia is ranked by the World Bank as the 10th easiest country in which to do business. Around 1,000 UK companies are doing business in Australia each day. More and more British companies have begun to benefit from the countries market strength and similar business culture. The country’s geostrategic position also makes it an ideal regional base for British businesses looking to further expand in the Asia-Pacific region.
Our experienced and dedicated staff can assist customers with destination charges and import licenses. We can provide our customers with door delivery as well as guidance on the necessary quarantine process. Removal services for personal and household effects, and special project services are also available. Our team are highly experienced in shipping to Sydney and are happy to assist with any questions or queries you may have.
Please note that customers wishing to export goods to Sydney will need to ensure ISPM15 standards are adhered to. This is the internationally agreed standard for the treatment of all forms of packaging made from solid wood.
FCL shipments and what we offer
The abbreviation FCL stands for, Full Container Load. It is used to describe larger cargoes that would often be loaded by the manufacturer into either a 20ft (28 cbm) or 40ft (58cbm) container. The doors would be sealed upon loading using a bolt seal.
Unsworth has over 40 years experience moving goods, allowing our export team to take care of the entire process from warehouse to destination and provide our customers with a hassle free shipping experience. When shipping a full container load we can offer a choice of multimodal containers: 20ft, 40ft, and 40HC. Extensive FCL container services are also available including Dry, Reefer, Flat rack, Open top etc. There are also a number of warehousing and storage facilities available as well as accurate web-tracking upon request.
Unsworth’s quotation tool
Cargocost, powered by Unsworth UK, is a quick and convenient way to obtain instant, all-inclusive Import and Export shipping quotes. It is simple to convert your quotation into a booking and our online platform is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
All Cargocost quotations provide detail on:
- Freight On Board (FOB) elements
- Nationwide collection costs (exports)
- Ocean freight charges
- Any applicable surcharges
- UK destination handling charges (imports)
- Customs clearance fees (imports)
- Vessel details
- Transit times
- Rates and Booking details
- Door delivery (imports)
Our customers benefit from an all-inclusive, competitive quote. There are no hidden or late surcharges after you ship (Currency Adjustment Factor (CAF) and Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) included).
Visit Cargocost for further information on how our quotation tool operates.
Unsworth’s highly experienced and dedicated team can provide assistance with customs clearance in Sydney. All Customs Clearance formalities can be taken care of where needed, including assistance with licences.
The Australian Customs Service regulates all goods imported into Australia. Customs duty and Goods and Services Tax (GST) may apply to goods entering Australia. However, tax rates depend upon a number of factors, including the type of goods and the country of origin. All imported goods must be cleared with customs whether they are imported by air, sea or post.
Prohibited items specific to Australia:
Dangerous goods, hazardous or combustible materials
Firearms, or parts of
Precious metals & stones
Further restrictions apply on goods imported into Sydney, for more information please contact the exports department.
More information on our prompt, professional and reliable customs clearance service can be found on our site.
UK Customs Clearance
Unsworth’s dedicated in-house team has vast experience dealing with UK customs services, helping to take the hassle out of imports
We offer some of the most attractive marine cargo rates in the industry, with very competitive rates to give you complete piece of mind
A whole range of additional services are available to you, during transit and after your shipment has reached the UK
Find out more about our Direct Export Service to Sydney here!
Looking for shipping to Australia? Find out more on our dedicated page!
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8988 8068