Federal & State Compliance – Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filings and inspections, TTB federal label approvals, register the products & pricing in all applicable Control and Open States under GAWC’s licenses and manage state bonding.
Federal Importing – manage customs broker, submit documentation, arrange for Federal Excise Tax payment.
Logistics Planning and Management – manage all aspects of the logistics chain, domestic and international ground freight, international ocean and air freight, warehouses in Aust and USA (incl. tax-paid warehouses).
Insurance – manage all aspects of the insurance for the product against loss during transportation, and while in storage in a GAWC qualified warehouse.
Order Processing, inventory control, financial account management – Invoicing the purchaser(s), manage accounts receivables and collect funds, manage overdue accounts monthly, pay all relevant beverage excise taxes and pay funds due on a monthly basis
Distributor Management – Manage distributor chargeback and bill-backs, conduct regular business reviews, sales promotions, pricing analysis, market support, tastings and samples allocations.
Reporting – monthly reporting on sales, customer balances / accounts receivables, inventory.
Marketing & Trade Support – support the brands with portfolio and price books. Develop and manage trade and retail education and tastings. Develop consumer/trade sponsorship opportunities and Wine Australia promotional opportunities.
Press support – provide the major wine publications with regular samples and story pitches.