Live Webinar "Expert Analysis: Understanding Import Requirements in Australia & New Zealand"

Event Date
Apr 28, 2021 – Apr 28, 2021
Registration Deadline
Apr 28, 2021

Leverage the expertise of our special Guest Presenters 

5:00 PM CDT / 6:00 PM EDT

Please join Food Export as we welcome James Azzopardi and Joel Allen of Cyclone Global Logistics to help us understand the ins and outs of shipping agricultural products to Australia. 

During this live webinar James and Joel will cover:

  • Freight forwarding with an emphasis on shipping, Incoterms, transportation, warehousing, and the associated costs
  • Governmental agencies associated with the importation process
  • Customs and quarantine requirements
  • Sample import background
  • Live Question and Answer with James and Joel


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Meeting Foreign Buyers

Joel Allen, Sales, Procurement & Commercial, Cyclone Global Logistics Australia

Joel Allen

Joel has been in the industry for over 20 years in various operational roles including transport, Sea imports/exports, airfreight and customs clearance for the past 10 years his roles and focus has been on commercial and procurement and inbound sales. Joel enjoys tailoring client solutions based on proven service solutions and cost effective results for his client base. Through his professional integrity and commitment to service, Joel has built strong rapport with local clients over his career and in turn, been consistently referred to larger network of clients and service providers.

Never one to stop learning, Joel enjoys being on the forefront of technological advancements within the freight forwarding industry, and is consistently thinking on his feet how client markets and trends can translate to the shipping industry to compliment a competitive market. Raising two boys and being throughout his life heavily involved in sport, Joel has enjoyed coaching children outside of his own for the best part of 20 years. Connecting with parents and children during this time has not only provided humility but also life perspective.

James Azzopardi, National Customs & Consultancy Manager, Cyclone Global Logistics Australia

Joel Allen

James enjoys is working with importers and exporters to ensure they pay the legal minimum in import duty and to work with the Governmental facilitators in gaining both Customs and Biosecurity clearances at the border to ensure all transactions are as seamless and simple as possible. James has worked similar roles in both Australia and The UK. Consultancy is also a passion of his, which allows assessment of historical import and export data for identifying opportunities of tax reductions, and advantages to be gained in the complete logistics space. Through this service, James has managed to claim millions of dollars back for clientele and provide solutions to their import and export needs in both a Customs and Biosecurity space. His role is quite unique, with opportunities constantly presented to positively assist people and their business.


James strongly believes in honesty, truth, humbleness and understands that credibility is lost with the smallest of lies, which is why he prides himself on always being up front and telling the truth no matter how difficult a conversation is, in both his personal and business applications. James loves meeting new people and enjoys learning from all that he crosses paths with, which he considers a blessing. James has two young children (7 and 9) and particularly enjoys his time with them coaching in the AFL, soccer and Nippers’ arenas. James also enjoys being part of the leadership team at his local Church and time permitting, reading – the right book!



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