Mainstream

International Freight

Mainstream Global is a New Zealand business providing end-to-end international shipping services, using both air freight and sea freight.

At Mainstream Global we understand the importance of providing a reliable and consistent international freight service. People and businesses depend on our ability to operate successfully across long distances and extended timeframes; and to deliver in full and on time. It's a responsibility we take seriously.

SERVICES

Our customers receive professional and well-organised international air and sea services. We also pride ourselves on the quality of our communication. We're in regular contact to update international shipping dates, and in the event of change to expected air or sea freight timetables customers are notified immediately.

We offer expert knowledge and experience in the following freight services:

  • Air freight - Import
  • Air freight - Export
  • Sea freight - Import
  • Sea freight - Export
  • Coastal Shipping - Container movements within New Zealand
  • Door-to-Door Shipments - Courier and General Consignments of any size
  • Customs Brokerage - Brokerage, Customs Tariff and Consultancy

Our team handles all types of shipments, from small express items to large complex project work. And we provide high quality service options to meet specific timetables and budgets.

Our Network

After many years of successful operation Mainstream Global has assembled a comprehensive network of international Agents. Our network gives us the ability to export by air or sea with confidence from New Zealand to the world, and in turn import international shipments for delivery anywhere within New Zealand.

Mainstream Global is a proud member of the CTN International Network of Freight Forwarders. Members are only selected following rigorous assessment. Testing considers ability to provide service excellence, exceptional knowledge of logistics processes worldwide and freight rates representing true value to customers.

CTN Agents operate in their respective cities as exclusive members. Each member is regularly monitored to ensure high standards and a level of competence are maintained to retain CTN Agent Status.

Mainstream Global is the CTN international freight forwarder for Auckland, New Zealand (NZ).

Integrated Freight Services

Mainstream International's sea and air freight services provide an important link between Mainstream's other freight and logistics services:

Used in combination, Mainstream's integrated supply chain offers a seamless and high quality freight service. Both New Zealand and international freight is managed efficiently and with ease; with the ability to warehouse freight for short periods or on an ongoing basis using Mainstream Logistics.

useful information on containers in New Zealand


New Zealand Ports

  • Northport
  • Ports of Auckland
  • Port of Tauranga
  • Eastland Port
  • Centreport Wellington
  • Port Nelson
  • Lyttelton Port of Christchurch
  • Port of Westport
  • Port of Timaru
  • Port Chalmers and Dunedin
  • Port of Bluff

Sea Containers - Equipment Specifications

  • 40' High Cube Container
    Interior dimensions: L:12.056m 39' 6 1/2 / W:2.347m 7' 8 1/4 / H:2.684m 8' 9 1/2
    Door opening: W:2.340m 7'8 / H:2.585m 8' 5 3/4
    Tare weight: 2,900 kg / 6,393 lbs
    Cubic capacity: 76.0 cbm / 2,684 cu. ft.
    Payload: 29,600 kg / 62,256 lbs

  • 40' Dry Container
    Interior dimensions: L:12.051m 39' 6 1/2" / W:2.340m 7' 8" / H:2.380m 7' 9 1/2"
    Door opening: W:2.286m 7' 6" / H:2.278m 7' 5 1/2"
    Tare weight: 3,084 kg / 6,799 lbs
    Cubic capacity: 67.3 cbm / 2,377 cu. ft
    Payload: 27,397 kg / 60,401 lbs
  • 20' Dry Container
    Interior dimensions: L:5.919m 19' 5" / W:2.340m 7' 8" / H:2.380m 7' 9 1/2"
    Door opening: W:2.286m 7' 6" / H:2.278 7' 5 1/2"
    Tare weight: 1,900 kg / 4,189 lbs
    Cubic capacity: 33.0 cbm / 1,116 cu. ft
    Payload: 22,100 kg / 48,721 lbs
  • 20' Open Top Container
    Interior dimensions: L:5.919m 19' 5" / W:2.340m 7' 8" / H:2.286m 7' 6"
    Door opening: W:2.286m 7' 6" / H:2.251m 7' 4 1/2"
    Top opening: L:5.425m 17' 9 1/2" / W:2.222m 7' 3 1/2"
    Tare weight: 2,174 kg / 4,793 lbs
    Cubic capacity: 31.6 cbm / 1.116 cu. ft
    Payload: 21,826 kg / 48,117 lbs
  • 40' High Cube Container
    Interior dimensions: L:12.403m 39' 6" / W:2.338m 7' 8" / H:2.272m 7' 5 1/4"
    Door opening: W:2.279m 7' 5 1/2" / H:2.272m 7' 5 1/4"
    Top opening: L:11.585m 38" / W:2.162 7' 1"
    Tare weight: 4,300 kg / 9,480 lbs
    Cubic capacity: 64.0 cbm / 2,260 cu. ft
    Payload: 25,181 kg / 57,720 lbs
  • 20' Flat Rack Container
    Interior dimensions: L:5.702m 18' 8 1/2" / W:2.438m 8' / H:2.327m 7' 7 1/2
    Tare weight: 2,330 kg / 5,137 lbs
    Cubic capacity: 76.0 cbm / 2,684 cu. ft
    Payload: 28,390 kg / 47,773 lb
  • 40' Flat Rack Container
    Interior dimensions: L:11.820m 38' 9 1/4" / W:2.184m 7 1/2" / H:2.095m 6' 10 1/2"
    Tare weight: 5,260 kg / 11,596 lbs
    Cubic capacity: 76.0 cbm / 2,684 cu. ft
    Payload: 25,220 kg / 55,600 lbs

For over three years Mainstream Global has been the preferred supplier of international freight services to Tridon (New Zealand) Limited. In that time we have experienced excellent service. Container movements are handled like clock-work and in the event of any change to delivery plans, the team at Mainstream Global keep us fully informed at all times.

Bronwyn Stewart, Administration Assistant, Tridon (New Zealand) Limited

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Whangarei 09 272 8888
Auckland 09 272 8888
Hamilton 07 846 0970
Tauranga 07 541 1300
Hastings 06 879 7766
New Plymouth 06 755 4527
Palmerston North 06 357 8630
Wellington 04 576 0080
Nelson 03 547 9192
Christchurch 03 341 6663
Dunedin 03 455 6547
Invercargill 03 214 4500
Central Otago 03 448 6723
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