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Navigating Vintage Car Imports: A Testament to Precision in Logistics

Embarking on a journey through time and history, antique car enthusiasts often find themselves confronted with unique challenges when it comes to importing these treasures across borders. From navigating legal requirements to ensuring compliance with safety standards, each step is a testament to the dedication and passion of both owners and enthusiasts alike. At Method ...

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Posted: February 13, 2024Category: Q&As

How do you wrap a 1.5 tonne statue for shipping?

With the right tools and expertise, it’s easier than you’d think! Stonebase.co.nz offers a diverse selection of natural stone homewares, from stone basins, pedestal basins, bowls & trays to stone baths, garden art such as the Buddha statue in this video, plus water features, easter island heads, tiki statues, bali pot planters, bonsai pots, flower ...

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Posted: January 20, 2024Category: Q&As

What do the markings on containers mean?

Ever wondered what the numbers and symbols on containers mean? The image above shows the following container features: Container Number Check Digit ISO code Max Weight including the container itself Weight of Container Max Packed Weight Max Packed Volume CSC Plate & Other Certifications Container Owner / Lease Company Notice that the container number is ...

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Posted: September 14, 2023Category: Q&As

Importing or Exporting Antique Cars

Looking to import or export an antique or classic car? Method Logistics has years of expert experience shipping expensive goods when extra care is required. Check out https://methodglobal.co.nz/shipping-services/ for more information or send us an inquiry at info@methodglobal.co.nz

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Posted: July 31, 2023Category: Q&As

Fun Fact – Port of Tauranga

Here’s a fun fact about shipping in New Zealand: The city of Tauranga, located on the North Island, is home to one of the busiest and most efficient ports in the country. The Port of Tauranga is not only the largest port in New Zealand but also one of the most productive in terms of ...

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Posted: June 9, 2023Category: Q&As

Understanding Freight Forwarding Services Offered by 3PL Providers

Freight Forwarding is a critical part of the global supply chain, enabling businesses to transport goods across countries and around the world. At Method Logistics we offer freight forwarding as one of our services. In this blog post, we’ll explore what freight forwarding is and the services offered by 3PL providers. What is Freight Forwarding? ...

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Posted: May 9, 2023Category: Q&As

How to Improve your Supply Chain Management

In today’s global economy, supply chain management is more important than ever. It is a critical component of any business that involves the movement of goods from one place to another. However, managing a supply chain can be a daunting task, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that may lack the necessary resources and ...

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Posted: April 12, 2023Category: Q&As

Everything you need to know about Importing

As a small nation, New Zealand imports a significant amount of goods to meet its consumer and industry needs. Understanding the current import rates into New Zealand is essential for businesses looking to expand into the New Zealand market or import goods for personal use. Here’s an overview of the current import rates into New ...

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Posted: March 31, 2023Category: Q&As

How to Import Vehicles into New Zealand

When importing any type of vehicle into New Zealand there are three main aspects of the process you will need to think about and have sorted; these are Compliance, Transport and Customs.     Compliance – Meeting NZ Road Standards When looking at importing a vehicle into New Zealand you need to use an entry ...

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Posted: March 16, 2023Category: Q&As

Shipping Lithium Ion Batteries – Rechargables

Q. I want to cycle tour overseas with my eBike but the airline says I can’t take my bike on my flight like a regular bicycle due to the Lithium Ion batteries. Can I ship my battery separately and collect it when I arrive? A. It is possible to ship eBikes to most parts of ...

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Posted: October 20, 2022Category: Q&As

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