ABOUT US – AN INTERNATIONALLY EXPERIENCED CUSTOMS CLEARING AND FORWARDING COMPANY
ABOUT PLATINUM FREIGHT®
Since our beginnings in 2000, Platinum ® has worked hard to earn a reputation as the premium customs brokerage within Australia. As one of Australia’s leading customs clearance agents, we are not only compliant with all of the obligations set down in the Customs Act 1901 but also provide you with a premium customer service experience. We’re a leading international name when people think of freight forwarding and customs clearing companies.
All of our customs agents stay abreast of ever changing industry developments and regulations, regularly participating in industry events to ensure that Platinum ® remains at the fore-front of freight forwarding, customs clearance, border processes and logistics issues such as dangerous goods and Container Weight Declarations (CWD). We are available to assist clients right across South Africa, from Durban to Johannesburg, we constantly deliver a superior freight forwarding and customs clearing agent service.
We proudly uphold our company mantra, “Simply no higher level of service®”, and every team member at Platinum Freight® is committed to our OHS, Environmental, and Quality standards of operation and service. You can relax knowing that you will receive professional, one-on-one customer service at all times during your export and import relationship to Australia.
ABOUT THE OWNER
Founder and CEO Peter McRae has been the chief of Platinum Freight Management Pty Ltd® since its very beginning in 2000. Over 16 years, Peter has transformed Platinum Freight® into a leading expert Australian customs and freight management business.
Peter is a licensed Customs Broker in Australia and New Zealand, a Certified Trade Compliance Specialist in Canada and a Certified Customs Specialist in both Canada and the USA. In addition, Peter is a graduate of the University of Canberra and holds two Masters: Master of International Revenue Administration and Master of International Customs Law and Administration.
Peter also founded the Platinum Freight® Social Responsibility Program, which assists both families and individuals through a wide range of community support and charity initiatives.
As a father of one, Peter enjoys his spare time playing sport with his son, travelling and reading biographies.
OUR EXPERT CUSTOMS CLEARANCE TEAM CAN ASSIST IN MOVING YOUR GOODS FROM ANYWHERE IN SOUTH AFRICA, LIKE JOHANNESBURG OR DURBAN, TO AUSTRALIA
HOW IS PLATINUM FREIGHT® DIFFERENT ?
WE PROVIDE A TAILORED CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCEWhilst we aim to save you unnecessary charges and fees during your export and import process; we also invest time to ensure that you have a full understanding of the clearing and forwarding process. This empowers you to make the best decisions when it comes to working with our customs clearance and forwarding division.
WE HAVE MORE THAN 16 YEARS OF CUSTOMS CLEARANCE AND FREIGHT FORWARDING EXPERIENCEWhen you rely upon Platinum Freight®, you are working with an industry expert that has nearly two decades of experience working with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) and the Australian Border Force (ABF). Our customs clearing and forwarding division ensures that your goods travel smoothly through Customs.
AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORKWe have an extensive network of partners placed throughout the world who are able to assist Platinum Freight® in moving cargo globally.
A COMMITMENT TO SUCCESSWe assess your paperwork before your goods depart from South Africa so that the submissions to Customs and Quarantine are both timely and accurate.
“Words cannot express how happy I was with Platinum Freight Management. As this was my first major import I was very nervous and apprehensive with the whole procedure. Then I contacted Platinum Freight Management who made the process run so smoothly. I would not hesitate in recommending this company and it’s professional team to anyone wanting the services of a customs broker.”Gary S