Looking for freight forwarder companies in Australia – check out FFQO

Meet the market leaders of freight forwarder companies

As the market leader of freight forwarder companies, we provide competitive pricing with maximum service through reduced overheads.

Further, we give you a highly experienced team that strives for customer satisfaction and can ship your freight cost effectively and quickly through our comprehensive freight network.

We are Australia’s first fully online freight forwarder. We are Freight Forwarder Quote Online Australia.

Read on to learn more and find out why should you consider FFQO for your freight forwarding needs.

Why consider us over other freight forwarder companies?

We are known as experts among freight forwarder companies in Australia. However, we aim to be recognised as your helpful partner in moving your goods. We are happy to point out the following advantages to you when it comes to having us do your freight forwarding.

Great prices

As on online freight service provider, our overheads are significantly less than other freight forwarder companies. We do not require luxury offices in expensive city CBDs or a costly in-house IT infrastructure with vast amounts of equipment and software to provide and mountain.

We use cloud-based systems to operate and connect our operations across the globe. This drastically reduces our operational cost and improves our efficiency. As a result, we pass these gains off to you: competitive pricing with the highest level of customer service.

Top service

We are here to help you decide what’s best when shipping your goods. We give you all relevant air and sea freight prices with delivery time estimates. We provide you fast recommendations while considering all your specific requirements including, type, volume, and weight, through our applied years of experience in the industry. With this, you can decide on the best way you can ship your goods to its destination.

We strive to be your freighting partner of choice and give you the right help when you need it. This is a big part of delivering a top service. So contact us with a message or call us on 1300651233.

Highly experienced team

Our highly experienced team of forwarders, brokers, and freight partners have over 20 years of operation working together. Most other freight forwarder companies don’t have this level of industry experience. Our team become more than a partner to you, we are your ally and work hard to get you the best deal every time. Talk to us at 1300651233.

We strive for customer satisfaction

Our team aims to deliver freight forwarding service that exceeds customer expectations. We’ve been in the industry for over 20 years, yet our dedication to give the best result to keep you satisfied remains the same.

Comprehensive freight network

We have a global freight network of over 16,000 locations in Australia and 40,000 around the world to give you the best air and sea freight quotes when freighting.

So why think twice? Fast, friendly and reliable service for the best cost-effective solution awaits you. Get your free freight quote today.

Our mission, vision and values

Freight Forwarder Quote Online (FFQO) specialises in forwarding air and sea freight (FCL and LCL) when importing and exporting to and from Australia. Some freight forwarder companies may have a similar rich knowledge and experience in international trade and customs clearance practices. However, we set ourselves apart from the competion with our strong corporate values.

Honesty, reliability, and cost effective are key values that show through in our commitment to doing the best for our clients at all times. Read on to find out more.


To be at top of the online freight forwarding business in Australia — it’s that simple.


To provide “top of the line” import and export freight services via air and sea in a fast, friendly, reliable and cost-effective manner. It can’t get any better than this!


Here at FFQO, we are committed and dedicated to operating with the following corporate values:


We are determined to give you the best prices possible. Being fully online and in the cloud means we have lesser overheads compared to other freight forwarder companies. Combined with our large freight volumes, we make sure we can give you the best freight prices at all times.

Fast and friendly

We get back to your inquires, questions, requests for quotes and status updates fast! You’ll find us on the go, all the time.
Have questions or concerns? We don’t just deliver. We care. You are welcome to contact us any time.

Honesty and reliable

We give you full costing with no surprise charges. This is not typical of other freight forwarder companies. However, this is our commitment to ensuring you get the best deals all the time.

We understand the importance of reliability and your need for someone to depend on when fulfilling your freight delivery needs. You need someone to make sure your shipment is correctly priced, properly set up, effectively managed and finally delivered in perfect condition.

Our team makes you aware of potential issues we may encounter while moving your cargo through various freight routes. We are upfront at all times and alert you of any unexpected shipping delays and help manage their impacts.

That’s just how we work. Doing this means you know you can depend on us the next time. If you are running regular freight, you can always try us out with a few smaller shipments to get a feel for how reliable we are. We are more than confident we will win you over.

Use our online freight calculator and find out what pricing we can give you.

Try our online calculator

We make it simple and easy for you. Now you can conveniently work out the best freight solution – whether it is speed or price.We’ve set out all the options, the terms and the information you’ll need. Best of all, it’s free to use without the need to register.

Sounds good? Get your free quote.


Easy four-step process

To get your freight quote online, follow this simple four step process:

  1. Click on Import to Australia
  2. Fill in the details
  3. Click “Get a Quote”
  4. Check your email

It’s that simple and easy.

Book within 24 hours and get 5% off your final freight price.


When it comes to freight forwarder companies - see what FFQO Australia can do for you

Importing cargo into Australia

Import by air freight

Want to import cargo fast using air freight delivery? See our summary list of import air freight services below.

Time based

  • Next flight out import air freight service for Australia
  • Overnight import air freight service
  • Deferred import air freight service (3 to 5 business days)
  • Time-definite import air freight service

Weight based

  • Courier air import service (1 to 50 kg)
  • Door-to-door import air freight service (more than 50 kg)
  • Consolidation import air freight service

Import by sea freight

Need to import cargo cost-effectively via sea freight? We cover the following:

  • Full container load (FCL)
  • Less than container load (LCL)
  • Buyer consolidation loads
  • Break bulk and non-containerized loads
  • Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro)

Further information on import sea freight services

Shipping personal effects into Australia

Need to move your personal belongings from overseas? Whether its by sea or air, we can price both options for you. We can even help with the customs clearance.

More on shipping personal effects.

Free international freight quotes to and from from Australia

We cover over 16,000 Australian locations including:

  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Fremantle
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide
  • Darwin
  • Townsville
  • Cairns
  • Perth
  • Launceston
  • Hobart

We link to over 40,000 air and seaports around the globe covering countries such as:

  • China
  • Italy
  • NZ
  • UK
  • USA
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • North America

Exporting from Australia

Export by air freight

Want to export your freight as soon as possible? Air freight will be the best choice. FFQO provides different export air freight forwarding services. We can assist you with the following services:

  • Same day export air freight delivery
  • Time-definite export air freight delivery
  • Door-to-door export air freight delivery
  • Courier export air freight delivery
  • Consolidation export air freight delivery

Further details on export air freight services.

Export by sea freight

Need to export cargo through sea freight? We can provide you an instant shipping quote without hidden fees using our online calculator. See our list of export sea freight services below:

  • Full container load (FCL)
  • Less than container load (LCL)
  • Break bulk and non-containerized loads
  • Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro)

For more information on export sea freight services.

Personal effects from Australia to overseas

Looking to ship your personal belongings to overseas? Let us help you work out what’s best in your situation.

More on shipping personal effects.

Feel free to call us about your shipping needs

Find out how you can get a further 5% off your freight price

Customs clearance and export documentation

Customs clearance

When importing into Australia, a range of documents is required by the Customs to clear your cargo. Unlike many freight forwarder companies, you can get customs broker assistance directly through us if you need help with the following:

  • Preparation and lodgement of quarantine entries
  • Preparation and lodgement of excise returns
  • Classification and valuation of commercial consignments
  • Liaising with all government and regulatory bodies applicable
  • Tariff concession orders, application, revocation and assessment
  • Tariff advice for import export customs clearance
  • Valuation advice for import export customs clearance
  • Origin and preference including all current Free Trade Agreements
  • Dumping and countervailing duty advice and assessment
  • Refund and duty drawback assessment and application

More on customs clearance.

Export Documentation

Need help preparing your export documentation? Not many freight forwarder companies services include export documentation and lodgement like we do. We can help you with the following:

  • Letter of Credit (L/C)
  • Certificates of Origin
  • Certified Declaration of Origin
  • ATA Carnet
  • Certificates of Free Sale
  • Health certificates
  • Commercial invoices
  • Certificate of analysis
  • Certificate of manufacture
  • Supplier declaration of conformity
  • Document certification

Read more about export documentation.

Importing FAQ

Import and export FAQ’s

Do you have questions about importing or exporting ? We have listed the answers to some of the most frequent questions we have received through the years. Click the links below to find out more.

Otherwise feel free to contact us.