Pay for customs brokers and freight forwarders varies depending on experience, level of responsibility, and the size of the company.
Sources : Custom Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF), 2018; and Platinum Freight Management, 2018.
This information is a guide only. )
What you will do
Customs brokers and freight forwarders may do some or all of the following :
Skills and knowledge
Customs brokers and freight forwarders need to have knowledge of :
Custom brokers and freight forwarders :
Becoming a customs broker
To become a customs broker you need to have a Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation unique user identifier (CBAFF UUI) course certificate.
This allows you to apply for a New Zealand Customs unique user identifier (UUI), commonly known as a personal identification number (PIN).
You need a PIN to lodge documentation with New Zealand Customs.
Becoming a freight forwarder
There are no specific requirements to become a freight forwarder. However, a New Zealand Certificate in International Freight Forwarding may be useful.
There are no specific secondary education requirements to become a customs broker or freight forwarder. However, NCEA Level 3, business studies, English and maths are useful.
Customs brokers / freight forwarders need to be :
Useful experience for customs brokers and freight forwarders includes :