Port congestion won’t delay our delivery!
This month, we aided the on-time launch of one of Australia’s leading wine Estates and long term customer of Hillebrand, in their first wine collection made predominantly from Californian grapes. This collection is a result of decades of hard work, beginning in the late 1980’s and taking a pivotal turn in 2018, when the Estate’s wine business decided grapes from regions outside of Australia would now be sourced and used. It was our absolute pleasure to transport the dream, dedication and craftsmanship of this new collection.
So how did we do it? By rolling up our sleeves and facing the challenges the current global wine shipping landscape presents head on. In order to circumvent sailing schedule delays and congestion at port of entry Auckland, NZ, the 2 container load collection was airfreighted to ensure on-time wine delivery. The importance and significance of this launch demanded speedy logistics solutions and the utmost care of the product.
So, we put our trucks on standby at the Californian warehouse, enabling them to be loaded and hauled as soon as they were ready. Shipping wine from California is something Hillebrand does every day and our ability to act fast, leveraging local haulier support and port connections is why our wine shipping solutions are relied upon. Once at the destination airfreight terminal, we delivered the cargo straight to the customer without delay.