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Back in the day international shipping meant exactly what it said – transporting goods by ship. Modern traders have various options in terms of transporting goods internationally via air, land, and sea, but not all of these options are necessarily suited to your needs.
Get the full picture of international shipping and which mode of transport would work best for your goods with this infographic.

Need assistance with your international transportation for import or export?

We’ll do comparative costings to help you decide on the best mode of transport, as well as bookings, shipment tracking, and dealing with call centres, should there be any delay. This means you only focus on what’s most important – growing your import/export business.
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Success in international trade is only a phone call away. Speak to our friendly, knowledgeable, and professional trade consultants for assistance with customs registration, permits, trade agreements, and more. You can reach us on 087 550 1038. Alternatively, pop us an email via our contacts page and we’ll get in touch soon.

In the meantime, use our helpful import/export tools and calculators to determine anything from your tariff codeVAT, and duty payable on imported goods, or the landed costs of your imports.

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Tracy Venter

Tracy transitioned from industry to founding Import Export License in 2011, aiding importers and exporters with customs compliance. In 2014, she launched Trade Logistics, focusing on supporting startups and SMMEs in international trade. Since then, Tracy's team has assisted 35,000+ businesses, reaching 32,000 traders monthly through newsletters. She's contributed to publications like Entrepreneurs Magazine and SME Toolkit, spoken at trade events, and participated in customs forums. Import Export License helped with the pilot trial to launch customs' new online registration platform (RLA). Through Trade Logistics she has launched 3 online import-export training courses. She holds an Honours degree from Stellenbosch University and a Cum Laude Masters from Middlesex University. In her spare time, Tracy enjoys running, mountain biking, playing piano, and cherishing moments with her husband and four children.