Careers in Freight Forwarding Export
my name's Brittany Beckham I'm 16 years old I've already looked at the import side of things fourth
forwardingand today I'm looking at the
exportside of things I know time is a big issue because I know salmon as a perishable good but I'm excited to see how they deal with it all and sort it all out so everything's on time New Zealand's economy depends on
exporting primary produce to the world our meat sheep beef and venison
exports are worth millions and millions of dollars and fish and shellfish are huge players to getting highly perishable produce to its destination and tip-top condition is the job of a specialized
freightborders like Helmand perishable logistics in Christchurch hae young my name's camera from how my logisitics hi I'm Brittany I'm pretty keen to have a look what's in there reporting yeah alright let's go alright Cameron canal has worked for HPL for four years he started on the warehouse floor and now based in the office as in charge of
Freightin salmon from mole berth to destinations around the world so what exactly is your job I'm responsible for making sure that the product arrives is the right quantity and as here on time making sure it's going to arrive on time at its appropriate destination yeah and also making sure any documents that we have to send with it are exact and correct all perishable produce has to be kept either frozen or cool at all stages of...
transportation so the facility has large walk-in freezers and cool stores obviously to keep our product cold we have to use dry ice yeah and that's a fact if you were to touch it you bring your skin very confident we'll keep all frozen Zanda perishable goods just around the meat and so it goes around the meat around the frozen goods to keep it extremely cold when it's travelling overseas yeah new zealand king salmon sin daily shipments of fresh chilled salmon to asia and la brittany is going to book today's shipment through the
forwardingsystem the journey of the salmon starts in a marvel sounds within New Zealand king salmon processing plants and farms are located and is sent in by the track down to Christchurch here and then on to the airlines or sent overseas usually within 48 hours of being filmed with a hundred and thirty-five boxes of salmon just arrived from Marlborough Brittney's getting onto the shipment orders the guys bag is 2673 that's great from that now we can start entering and details into our system to create the documents for travel the salmon is being booked to leave on this afternoon's Qantas flight to Sydney and on to Tokyo and airway bull has to be created so the weight space needed customs clearance and allocation of codes is entered into the system but here we have is the air waybill which you're all set for it all right sorry customs and the airlines know everything I think - you need a yep what we need to do...
is we need to tell the boys in the store and we need to give them labels so they can label every single poly bin yes that does mean a hundred and thirty-five sticky labels for a hundred and thirty-five bins this is going to be the unit airline unit we're going to be loading the whole thing is on rollers yeah so even with thousands of kilograms of product on it you can easily roll them off and roll them back on how much weight to this half this can hold over 4,000 kgs so without hundred thirty-five here how heavy was it excellent oh well you win the prize we got to stick up a lot the type of person that would be good for this job is someone who can think on their feet we can communicate their ideas clearly safely and also make important decisions for example we may have an aircraft delayed be it mechanical be it weather-related and if this happens it may miss a connecting flight or it may not go at all so we have to think on our feet we may have to bring the product back to our cool store facilities or we may have to arrange another flight for it to travel we've just had word one of our flower shipments that are coming in is slightly larger than we originally booked so we've got to contact the airline and get them to make more room for us hi it's pretty here from HP ow I've got a consignment of flowers here but I need to up the weight and 400 kgs do it to Sydney on for the second and Tokyo so go up to the stage okay they can't take the extract I'm...
gonna do our chicken Sydney and see what they can do on the taken link effectivity thank you bye one of the biggest challenges is actually getting the space and getting the bookings onto the airlines I always try to advance bookings for the entire month at an estimate of what we'll be sending but sometimes you need to increase that space most of the times we can get the space beacuse even if we can't give that extra space then we're going from now are they all on the first truck I need to get another can to PMC's excellent bad news the
freighter was fog bounced out of first gear high H value second they can actually technician spaceship okay thank you very much yep let us see if I can do it heading out on the same plane as the buns of salmon as another shipment of frozen beef Brittany gets to find out how to turn an airline crate into a fridge what we're going to do here is we're going to open this up get you to grab some Polly Polly the bottom the reason why we're going to do that it's going to protect the product from any sort of leaf putting foil in here we're going to frozen product in here and with the frozen we're going to have dry ice and this is going to act like a big freezer is so safely packed and with documentation transmitted the frozen meat and fresh king salmon heads off on its way to Sydney and beyond and the sushi bars of Tokyo and Taiwan the fresh taste of mole bra will be on the menu again pretty did very well she was...
keen to learn and she actually got stuck in when they came to the Dirty Jobs so I think she was good I've really enjoyed my time here at Christchurch and the experience is just been amazing and I hope one day I can do something like this again there are several national certificates related to warehousing and logistics with a specialized level 4 certificate and international