Why Maximum Freight?

Maximum Freight is ready to be your primary Freight Forwarder and Freight Solution for all your logistic requirements to and from Australia.  Australia Trade is booming with goods and services traded between the USA and “The Down Under” estimated at nearly 67.5 billion dollars total according to the USTR (Office of United States Trade Representative).  Of the total traded approximately 66% was exports and 34% imports.  Clearly there is great opportunity represented in these numbers.  To maximize your trade efficiency you need to ensure you are working with the right shipping company/agent to move your cargo to/from overseas.  

Port of Melbourne

  What is the Maximum Freight advantage when it comes to AustalianTrade?  Our vast experience in dealing with all types of freight to and from several major Australian Ports, Origins, and Destinations, allows us to deal with veteran importers, exporters and newcomers alike. Some of our primary services include:

  • Container Shipping: 20, 40, 40HC.
  • Project and Special Equipment: Flat Racks, Open Tops, MAFI, RGN.
  • Door to Door Air Freight Solutions.
  • Door To Door Ocean Freight Solutions.
  • Custom clearance for import from and export to all Australia Destinations.

Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

How can we fit into your Global Strategy?

We get a lot of inquiries about Australia because it is arguably one of the largest growing segments for trade and logistics. Many individuals and companies are wanting to enter into Australia Trade, but without a proper logistics solution the best products cannot connect with customers.  

             “Australia is currently our 21st largest goods trading partner with $36.8 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2019. Goods exports totaled $26.0 billion; goods imports totaled $10.8 billion. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Australia was $15.1 billion in 2019.

  • USTR

U.S. goods and services trade with Australia totaled an estimated $67.5 billion in 2019. Exports were $48.0 billion; imports were $19.5 billion. The U.S. goods and services trade surplus with Australia was $28.5 billion in 2019.

How can Vital Worldwide Logistics Maximize YOUR OPPORTUNITY?

These trade statistics alone show the immense opportunity for businesses to expand their sales and relationship strategies with Australia.  Many companies are aware of this, but when it comes to logistics they have to answer the most basic question: What is the best solution for my organization’s needs to ship overseas?  

Everyone’s requirements will be different depending on their experience, volume, budget, and goals.  Maximum Freight has developed a diverse platform of Australia Trade Logistic products and solutions to cover a broad spectrum of such diverse needs.  We can service specific segments of your shipment planning or offer full door to door freight service.  Whether our role is to provide an assist or provide a complete hands on experience we are ready and have the product to match your company or individual needs.

Far Reaching Products and Logistic Solutions

Further to this, our diverse network of offices and agents will ensure that we can reach all major ports and cities as well as rural and remote locations.  

The Australia Ports we service include:

  1. Port of Brisbane. (Thelargest seaport in the state of Queensland.)
  2. Port of Sydney. …
  3. Port of Fremantle. …
  4. Port of Melbourne. …
  5. Port of Hedland. …
  6. Port of Dampier. …
  7. Port of Wellington. …
  8. Port of Darwin.


Some of our major air cargo destinations serviced include:

  1. Sydney Airport. Sydney Airport, locally known as Mascot Airport or Kingsford Smith Airport, is Australia’s busiest airport. …
  2. Melbourne Airport. Melbourne Airport is Australia’s second-busiest airport. …
  3. Brisbane Airport. Brisbane is the third busiest airport in Australia. …
  4. Perth Airport.

   Beyond the major ports and cities we have a network of solutions to reach any city and location.  

   This will  offer additional opportunity to reach new locations or source from new origins.  

  Solutions for Today.  Success for the Future.

The future of any trade will always fluctuate and change, but based on current numbers and statistics one could argue there has never been a better time to be on either side of Australia trade. Maximum Freight wants to be your logistics partner to help maximize your success!  Call us today and talk to us about your needs.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Port of Brisbane, Australia 

Maximum Freight, 190 RTE 27 STE 105, Edison, NJ 08820, Ph: 732-712-7749, E-Mail:   /   Instagram @shipmaximum  /

Further Trade Stats On Australia Trade (Resource:


  • Australia was the United States’ 16th largest goods export market in 2019.
  • U.S. goods exports to Australia in 2019 were $26.0 billion, up 2.6% ($656 million) from 2018 and up 32.6% from 2009. U.S. exports to Australia are up 86.2% from 2004 (pre-FTA). U.S. exports to Australia account for 2% of overall U.S. exports in 2019.
  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2018 were: machinery ($4.5 billion), vehicles ($3.5 billion), optical and medical instruments ($2.3 billion), electrical machinery ($2.2 billion), and aircraft ($2.2 billion).
  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Australia totaled $1.5 billion in 2019, our 19th largest agricultural export market. Leading domestic export categories include: pork & pork products ($302 million), dairy products ($148 million), prepared food ($130 million), fresh fruit ($99 million), and tree nuts ($92 million).
  • U.S. exports of services to Australia were an estimated $22.0 billion in 2019, 4.5% ($1.0 billion) less than 2018, but 59.0% greater than 2009 levels. It was up roughly 221% from 2004 (pre-FTA). Leading services exports from the U.S. to Australia were in the travel, financial services, and intellectual property (audio visual and related products) sectors.


  • Australia was the United States’ 31st largest supplier of goods imports in 2019.
  • U.S. goods imports from Australia totaled $10.8 billion in 2019, up 7.6% ($763 million) from 2018, and up 35.4% from 2009. U.S. imports from Australia are up 43.7% from 2004 (pre-FTA).
  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2019 were: meat (beef) ($2.4 billion), pharmaceuticals ($1.2 billion), special other (returns) ($806 million), optical and medical instruments ($747 million), and aluminum ($596 million).
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Australia totaled $3.5 billion in 2019, our 7th largest supplier of agricultural imports. Leading categories include: red meats, fresh, chilled, or frozen ($2.4 billion), wine and beer ($344 million), raw beet & cane sugar ($66 million), tree nuts ($49 million), and other dairy products ($30 million).
  • U.S. imports of services from Australia were an estimated $8.6 billion in 2019, 3.8% ($318 million) more than 2018, and 58.7% greater than 2009 levels. It was up roughly 143% from 2004 (pre-FTA). Leading services imports from Australia to the U.S. were in the travel, transportation, and technical and other services sectors.

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Australia was $15.1 billion in 2019, a 0.7% decrease ($107 million) over 2018.
  • The United States had a services trade surplus of an estimated $13 billion with Australia in 2019, down 9.2% from 2018.