Australia forward.

International freight solutions for Australian commercial shippers.


Global networks,
local service

Experience the advantage of working with a freight forwarding company that truly understands the New South Wales market.

With a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges unique to Sydney, we provide tailored freight forwarding solutions that ensure your business thrives.
$100 Billion

In trade pass through NSW's ports each year.

99 percent

of Australia's imports and exports arrive and leave by sea.

212 Million

Tonnes of cargo move through NSW's ports each year.


Our Services

Digital Freight Forwarding

At our conveniently located Sydney office, we bring the world closer to you. We cover the sea freight movement of your products, customs clearance and tariff classifications, up to coordinating pick-up and delivery.

Sea Freight

We do 20ft, 40ft, 40ft HC, Reefer, Flat Rack, Open Top, RORO, Breakbulk .

Air Freight

Over 48 integrated carriers, to  ensure your goods get delivered to their destination on-time.

Rail & Road Freight

Our teams manage last-mile delivery in Australia and overseas.

Customs Clearance

We ensure you have everything you need to clear goods through customs agencies worldwide.


Sector-specific forwarding

We service commercial, high-volume shippers from a wide range of verticals.
Food & Drink

Meet the dream team

By harnessing our extensive knowledge of the local market, we offer a competitive edge that propels your success. 
Cameron Hartley
New South Wales
State Manager
Nicole Hartley
Customer Success Manager
Ravi Mistry
Business Development
Ryan Krepp
Business Development


Reviews that speak volumes

Don't just take our word for it. Hear how we've helped Australian businesses reach new heights with our supply chain expertise.

Fantastic communication! Karen and Hannah worked their magic and made a Christmas miracle happen.

Tina T
Head of customer success & Experience

Beyond amazing! Karen goes above and beyond to help with our ever changing freight needs. We love having her assist us, couldn’t ask for a better experience.

Angela W
Sales Rep

Was very happy. Smooth transaction. The online portal is great, gives me updates when ever I need them.

Philip H
Merchandise and logistics director

Explorate has been an integral part of Merry People’s success for the past 3 years. Their tech-forward approach to freight forwarding has allowed us to seamlessly manage our shipments.

Tim White
Head of Operations

Ready to take the stress out of your supply chain?