Category: News

July 13, 2017

All shipments going to Australia must have a full and correct description of goods. Failing to put full description will result in penalties enforced and the shipment may be confiscated and destroyed by Australian customs  and penalties or relating charges which in turn will be passed to the shippers. For example; goods , samples ,…

July 11, 2017

Dear Customer. We would like to advise all our customers and agents that Viva Xpress Logistics will be carrying out essential IT Upgrades on Wednesday 12th July 2017 between 12pm – 2pm. This will mean that we will not have any access to email / phones / internet for the time period. Kind regards, Viva…

July 4, 2017

GST IMPLEMENTATION – INDIA CUSTOMS UPDATE Due to the implementation of GST (Goods and Services Tax) in India with effective date from 1st July 2017, please take note of the following; All commercial shipments for India will need the GST number of the shipper (for Exports) or the consignee (for Imports) for correct and smooth…

February 10, 2017

What is a ‘Denied Party’? A ‘denied party’ is an individual or entity that is subject to sanctions imposed by the UN, EU, US or another relevant authority. It is strictly prohibited for any other carrier, to transport shipments on behalf of or to these individual or entities. What is the sanctions listing? A governing…

April 15, 2016

Saudi Arabia – New Customs Rules Last updated 15/04/2016 at 14:44 Please note Saudi Customs are now being strict on any imports of all shipments into the Region. For all shipments routed to consumer (private individuals) ID details are required for clearance purposes this MUST be printed / written on the HAWB and Invoices. For all Shipments…

March 8, 2016

France – Transport Strike on 9th March 2016 Last updated 08/03/2016 at 18:00 On 9th of March 2016 the trade unions have called a transport strike in France. The strike will start tonight from 20.00 and will be tomorrow whole day. Therefore, due to the traffic jam and perturbation the deliveries or pick up may hampered. There will be…

February 24, 2016

India – Non Document Shipments… Last updated 24/02/2016 at 11:00 As per the new regulations in India, all express non-document shipments destined to India will need to include both a KYC form (Know Your Customer) and an Authorization letter provided by the receivers upon clearance. Consignees will receive a link to fill out the KYC by email and…

December 28, 2015

Italy – Possible delays in Milan… Last updated 28/12/2015 at 17:00 We have been advised that City Council of Milan today has decided to stop and block of areas in Milan to vehicle traffic on the 28th, 29th and 30th December 2015 this is a measure to reduce pollution figures in Milan as the figures have bee…