OTS AUSTRALIA ( a division of a.hartrodt ) is renowned for servicing importers of “ non perishable “ food in canned, bottles or packages from ITALY into Australia

It is important to distinguish the difference between:
– Non – Perishable Foods
Food that are considered non-perishable are: Canned, dried, preserved or have had their water removed.
Examples are: Pasta, Sauces, Mineral water, Wine, Vinegars

– Perishable Foods
These foods are those likely to spoil, decay or become unsafe to consumer and need to be kept refrigerated or below zero.
Examples are: Meat, Poultry, Diary products, Eggs, Fruit and Vegetables.

Non-Perishable Foods & Beverages Freight Forwarders
Non-Perishable Foods & Beverages Freight Forwarders

We offer freight solutions for food and beverage importers which include:


  • Airfreight: when samples are required urgently.
  • FCL /FCL: yearly contract rates for full container for both 20/40 and 40 High-cube or
  • Temperature Controlled (Refrigeration Containers) for specific products like Champagne or expensive wines.
  • Our bi – lingual (Italian/English) speaking consultants are here to help with years of experience in the freight industry from Italy.
  • LCL/LCL; weekly consolidation services into Melbourne/Sydney and Brisbane for clients who are just starting out and don’t have enough volume to fill a Full container.
  • Complete door to door service including “in house “customs clearance in both Italy and Genova.

If you are looking to purchase products from Italy or Europe?

We specialise in the Italian and European markets. We understand the mentality of Italian and European exporters, we speak Italian and will ensuring smooth and efficient shipping process. Trust us to handle your shipments with care and expertise.

Feel free to contact our sales director or complete one of our quote request forms.