Newsletter September 2023
Stink Bug Season 2023-2024
The 2023-2024 BMSB risk season will begin on 1 September 2023 and end on 30 April 2024. Mandatory measures will apply to targeted goods manufactured and shipped from target risk countries during this period. This includes goods that are shipped as break bulk, open top, or flat rack containers.
If your vessel is scheduled to depart from a target risk country within the next 30 days, you must contact your biosecurity authority to determine if your vessel is required to comply with the BMSB measures. You can also contact our Freight Mart International customs department for assistance.
For more information please refer to the link below;
Seasonal measures for Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) – DAFF (agriculture.gov.au)
Get To Know Our Staff
This month let’s get to know a bit more about Kodchapan Inaram, our colleague from Thailand.
Do you have a nickname? I’m Unna
Which Freight Mart branch are you at? Thailand
Which year did you join Freight Mart International? 2023
Favourite/Go to Snack Food? I love seafood
Pets? My cat’s name is Jabb.
What do you do in your spare time? Watching movie and listening to music
Sports – Playing or watching – both or neither? Watching volleyball games
Most used App? YouTube
What was your first paying job? Chef Assistant
Who inspires you? Amanda Obdam. Miss Universe Thailand 2020
Biggest Fear? Snake
When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? Cabin Crew
Favourite Books, Movie or TV shows? Romantic Movies
Coffee or tea? Green tea and Thai tea
If you could choose a superpower, what would it be? Teleportation
What is your workout song? K-pop
What’s the top destination on your must-visit list? Italy
What’s your most-used emoji? ❤️
At Freight Mart
Employee Milestones And Celebration
Export Project Work
Freight Mart International’s expert team completed a recent project which included oversize transport, cranage, dismantling, loading, and restraining of two 32 tonne forklifts for exporting. The project was completed on time and with no issues, the forklifts were exported safely and securely. Please feel free to consult with your Freight Mart team member for any specialised project work you may have.
We are pleased to announce that Peter Davies, Peter Kouwenhowen, and Simon Cherrill, have completed the Scania driver training. The training covered the new technology in our Scania trucks, as well as how to get better driving scores and better fuel consumption. We are confident that the training will help our drivers to be more efficient and safe drivers, and we appreciate Scania’s complimentary training.
It’s always pleasing to hear positive feedback from our customers and rewarding for our teams to know that their hard work & dedication doesn’t go un-noticed.
A positive flow on from this is when we are also making the goods inwards supervisor very happy with our deliveries, and assisting in the customers efficiency in receipting loads into their warehouse.
We take pride in providing our customers with a positive experience, thank you again for your feedback, we appreciate your continued business, and we look forward to maintaining this standard into the future.
Freight Mart International Supporting Local Sporting Groups
Freight Mart International is proud to support local sporting groups, including the South Fremantle Football Club (SFFC) who plays in the WAFL, and is one of the oldest and most successful clubs in the competition. Freight Mart International is committed to supporting the local community, it is rewarding on many levels & we encourage all local businesses to get involved in their local sporting groups.
No Job Too Big or Too Small
At Freight Mart International. We will take on any job, from small air freight to project work. Freight Mart International are happy to help out whatever your needs.