18 Jun
Ports of Auckland Notice : Missed VBS Bookings Charge

The Ports of Auckland (POAL) have implemented a charge of $75.00 +GST for missed VBS bookings unless it is cancelled within an allocated time for both imports and exports. If a booking is missed which was beyond Mondiale’s control (e.g. a container was not ready for pick up at an advised time) the…

 
17 Apr
Mondiale Cartage - Operational Hours over Easter & Anzac week

With regards to the upcoming short week due to EASTER and ANZAC Day, we would like to share the operational hours of our Transport Team. Thursday 18th - Until 2300 Friday 19th - Closed Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st, Monday 22nd - From 0700-1500 Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th - From 0500-2300…

 
28 Mar
Napier Port Infrastructure and Insurance Levy

Napier Port have advised that they will begin charging an Infrastructure and an Insurance Levy on all shipments into and out of Napier, which will be directed to the shipping lines. The shipping lines will then in turn charge this fee on all import and export containers at a per container rate,…

26 Mar
Lyttelton Container Terminal VBS

Lyttelton Port Company will be implementing their live VBS (Vehicle Booking System) for all full import & export containers from Wednesday 27th March 2019 @ 0700hrs. Currently the VBS only applies to the empty container depots but is now being extended to the container terminal. As of 27th March,…

15 Mar
Update on new groupage facility

Further to our earlier notification in regards to our operational move for Import and Export FAKs to a new centralised CODA facility in Onehunga, we would like to bring you up to speed with some additional information for your reference. As previously advised, the new site is situated at 345B…

Australia - Wharfies set to hit DPWA with "rolling industrial action”

Please see the below advice that we have received today.     WATERFRONT workers at the DPWA terminals in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle have voted to take “rolling industrial action”. The actions, expected to begin on Friday of next week, follow a breakdown in negotiations towards a new…

Mondiale Import Airfreight Service Enhancement ex UK to NZ – Effective 1st April 2019

Mondiale is proud to announce the following service improvement on offer ex the United Kingdom to Auckland available from the 1st April: AIRLINE WAREHOUSE - CUT OFF HEATHROW - ETD AUCKLAND - ETA Air NZ Direct Thursday Friday Sunday Air NZ Direct Saturday Monday Wednesday…

 
26 Feb
USA to NZ – FCL GRI

Please note some of the direct service carriers have advised they plan to implement a GRI effective 1st April 2019. We will continue to monitor closely, as our team is in discussion with carriers at this point. GRI rate level has been advised as below:                USD       175.00 per TEU for…

USA to NZ – Facility Administration Fee

Due to the continued escalation in warehouse operating costs, specifically the increased cost of managing facilities (lease, labor, and materials), we will be implementing an Export Facility Administration Fee for all freight departing the USA. This cost will be applied per bill of lading as below…

USA to NZ – NYC LCL Congestion Surcharge

The New York Ports have been experiencing unprecedented challenges concerning terminal congestion. Increased container volumes, asset shortages, and driver constraints have resulted in increased drayage costs from our providers. As a result we are implementing a Congestion Surcharge as outlined…

Review of Biosecurity NZ Cargo Pathway

Roger Smith - Head of Biosecurity New Zealand and Chief Operations officer for the Ministry for Primary Industries has announced a review of Biosecurity NZ cargo pathway. This is being driven by Unyielding growth in imports and shipments into the country having put New Zealand’s borders under…

MONDIALE LCL Groupage Facility * Important Annoucement – Please read *

As you, our valued customers will be aware, Mondiale currently packs and unpacks our export and import LCL groupage containers at two facilities in Auckland. Currently the majority of our volume is handled at Tapper Transport, 373A Neilson St, Onehunga, and this has been well backed up by Mondiale’s…

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