Freight Forwarder


Method Global can arrange complete freight to and from New Zealand for all exhibitors regardless of the size, by offering courier, air, and sea services to Christchurch.  On arrival Method will arrange the necessary clearance requirements whether that is for product remaining in New Zealand as give aways or goods temporary imported for the event. 

Method Global will then consolidate and hold products and arrange delivery to the event as required for each exhibitor, store empty packaging during the show and then collection after the event before arranging to complete the export formalities and returning the goods to the next destination. 

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Based on the event dates of the 20-24th November would suggest we work on the following 

Airfreight 15th November
Seafreight – LCL 8th November
Seafreight – FCL 10th November



Would suggest that where possible goods of any reasonable value that will be returned after the event are moved to New Zealand under a Carnet to ensure a speedy clearance process. 

All goods that are being returned to origin after the event should be on a separate invoice/packing list from goods that are give aways or will remain in New Zealand after the event. 

All MAWB and Ocean Bills should be consigned to Method Global Logistics as a notify party and/or consignee to ensure they are released direct to us. 

Please contact Method Global Logistics or 64 27 520 2250 re the import of any seed or fresh produce.  There are strict restrictions through MPI for the importation of these products.  Please provide Method Global with as much information re the product names, presentation, quantities, and purpose as soon as possible to work through the special requirements. 

Courier of Carnets or original documents for seafreight should be consigned to 

Method Global Logistics 
13-17 Sonter Road 
Christchurch 8042 
Attn: Brent Forbes / Asian Seed Congress 
Phone: 027 520 2250 



As a rough guide please consider the following as an idea of transit times 

Airfreight ex Australia 2-3 days
Airfreight ex Asia 3-5 days
Airfreight ex Europe 5-7 days
Airfreight ex USA 5-7 days


Seafreight LCL ex Australia 10-12 days
Seafreight LCL ex Asia 20-35 days days
Seafreight LCL ex ROW 35-55 days


Seafreight FCL ex Australia 5-12 days
Seafreight FCL ex Asia 16-25 days (main ports)



What you need to know

  • Scientific Name of all seed 
  • Comply with IHS requirements – check approval lists prior to sending 
  • Arrange appropriate certification. 
  • Treatments and post entry quarantine arranged where necessary.



It is possible to bring goods with you on your flight.  NZ Customs have advised to mention that they no longer offer a clearance service on arrival so if you want to do this, please provide the following details 5 days before your flight and we will clear the goods and give you a copy of the clearance to bring with you and present at NZ Customs on arrival. 

Please provide:

  • Full name of passenger 
  • Flight number and arrival date 
  • List of all goods and a commercial value 
  • Details of what the goods are and whether they are being returned or staying in NZ. 



Based on FOB Thailand terms (that is excludes local handling charges ex door to port/airport) please see a guide to freight costs

Airfreight +100 kg US$ 6.80 per kg
  +500 kg US$ 5.80 per kg
  +1500 kg US$ 5.45 per kg
LCL Sea freight   US$ 110 per m3
20' Seafreight   US$ 825 per 20'



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