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Corporate Alliances

Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) are proud to connect our members with exclusive offers from reputable service providers.

As a peak body we have established a network of trusted suppliers from across a range of industries. Many of these suppliers have tailored services for our sector or have offered FTA and APSA members exclusive and discounted arrangements.

We would encourage our members to reach out to these suppliers as key members of the freight and trade sectors.


1-Stop Connections

Established in 2002, 1-Stop is a world leader in developing innovative solutions for the global port community. We work closely with industry operators to understand both shared and specific challenges. Our suite of tailored and integrated products has been developed to help streamline operations, enhance efficiency and optimise productivity throughout the supply chain. Our customers include shipping lines, port and terminal operators, freight forwarders, customs brokers, 3PLs, trucking companies, rail operators, importers and exporters.


BorderWise is the leading next-generation software helping you navigate customs and trade compliance requirements quickly, easily and with confidence. BorderWise is the world’s smartest customs library, featuring a comprehensive legal and technical library with harmonized commodity coding system and country tariffs, along with real-time updates and advanced search capability. It delivers you efficiencies, quality and accuracy, in an environment where commercial pressures demand nothing less when it comes to import and export customs reporting and filing.

BSM Global

BSM have been proud sponsors of the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) for 5 years. BSM is the largest provider of Trade Management Solutions in Australia. Many of the APSA Members are also customers of BSM, we work collaboratively to ensure that Australian exporters have access to the best systems to assist - manage shipping rates, carrier bookings, create export documentation, complete accurate and timely export compliance that is aligned with the best advocacy support from APSA/FTA.


CargoWise is a single source, deeply integrated and truly global platform designed to meet the diverse needs of the logistics industry. CargoWise enables customers to execute highly complex logistics transactions and manage their operations on one database across multiple users, functions, offices, countries, currencies, and languages. A highly flexible and feature-rich system, CargoWise delivers powerful productivity, extensive functionality, comprehensive integration and deep international compliance capabilities for businesses of all sizes. To find out more about CargoWise, please visit www.cargowise.com


Dedicated to simplifying operational processes, improving customer service levels, and driving down the cost of moving containers from port-to-door, Containerchain is trusted by the cargo shipping and landside logistics communities on three continents. Managing more than 20,000 container movements daily, the Containerchain platform and suite of products provide real-time paperless information exchange, automation of manual processes, proactive operational planning tools, total container movement visibility, and real-time synchronised connectivity across the supply chain.

Expedient Software

Expedient Software has been in operation for 30 years and has been built on Trust, Reliability and being able to provide the absolute best service and support for our customers… always. We provide Software Support our customers can rely on. We are about building people to people relationships that forge strong and successful partnerships. Our specialist team, some of which have been with us for over 10 years are approachable, focused and have the knowledge and experience to make our customers’ lives easier.


A DIY suite of solutions to automate and manage the complexity of your global trade and logistics processes. Order management, bookings, documentation, compliance and reporting - centralise, digitise and automate your international trade workflow end-to-end. 80% reduction in shipment processing times Enhanced visibility on the status of all orders, shipments and contracts Eliminate manual errors, and ensure 100% compliant and secure processes


Circumvent the Empty Container Parks. No more unreliable service times, no more late fees, no more dependancy on ECP opening hours, no more having to coordinate bookings with the ECP and the wharf, and no more wasted transport legs.Reduce admin and travel costs, stop worrying about penalty fees, forget about costs associated with delays at the ECP, and eliminate handling and storage costs at the ECP. Per container, Shipping Lines save between $80 – $120, and Carriers save between $50 – $100 (Metro).


TradeWindow’s unique products help companies streamline and optimise international trade processes by replacing disparate systems and paper-based processes with seamless interoperability and end-to-end data flow. Secure digitalisation of trade processes provides a business with a robust ‘future-proof’ foundation to further grow capability, cashflow opportunities, control, and decision-making via more intelligent use of digital data. TradeWindow is accredited by government and trade regulatory bodies and makes it easy for customers to realise the benefits of digitalisation. Our expert solutions help to streamline compliance, operations management, data sharing and storage, internal and external stakeholder collaboration, and end-to-end supply chain traceability


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