Please find below some salient details form today’s update on the Australian Trusted Trader from the Australian Border Force (ABF).
Further to our last update, on 1 July 2016, ABF’s Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) opened to all Australian businesses that are active in the international supply chain.
Since the foregoing “Go Live” date, ABF have had strong Expressions of Interest (EOI) portal lodgements, with over 200 businesses submitting EOI’s via the ABF online Portal and have gained a place in the selection/invitation “cue”.
ABF were pleased to announce that Teys Australia Beenleigh Pty Ltd has become the first business to become an accredited Trusted Trader and we all congratulate Teys on this significant achievement. ABF have further advised there are 31 other businesses currently in the process to become accredited.
ABF have also advised that three options for Streamlined Reporting are being explored and that it is important to note the final model for Streamlined Reporting has not been finalised and may change several times before it is implemented during the 2017/18 financial year.
Please note, a printable toolkit is now available on ABF’s website containing a number of fact sheets including the application process and benefits for Trusted Traders.
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We recommend all traders (import & export) and service providers lodge EOI’s to become accredited Trusted Traders as soon as possible!
Any companies requiring assistance and background information on the ATT program and its benefits, please do not hesitate to contact TTI.