agency has availed its services to accept work from other shipping
companies that have workload beyond their capacity on a consultancy
basis. This includes amongst others; Clearing of goods through
customs, follow-ups on stopped and detained cargo and alternative
Clients who are faced with audits by Customs on previous shipments
are assisted at a reasonable fee. Clients will be guided through
the process of sourcing all required documentation and thereby
submitting to Customs.
Importers getting into business for the first time are left to
plan for their imports whilst SouthPole Freight does their registration
and/or re-registration with customs and with other government
bodies if need be e.g. the Department of Trade and Industrys
International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC), South African
Bureau of Standards, and other bodies depending on the nature
of goods to be imported. In short, importers obtain permits, certificates
and licenses through such registrations.
Where problems arise and authorities need answers from importers,
in most cases an importer will not be in a position to present
all answers and that is when the services of an expert provided
by SouthPole Freight will be of value. Experts will assist importers
during dispute resolution forums with the authorities.
This service is available to clients who have all done for themselves
but need only assistance in respect of tariff classification.
The service is available to clients that need to be equipped with
the necessary procedures so to ensure smooth movement of their
goods. Advice is given in respect of the rules and legislation
pertaining to import and export of goods.