October Newsletter

Spika – GET OUTSIDE

Spika is Australia’s top choice for firearm safes, outdoor apparel, and shooting accessories. We’ve come a long way from our modest Melbourne origins to become a global brand, serving customers on all major continents. Despite our worldwide reach, our roots remain firm down under, offering unparalleled support and terms to 90% of the nation’s independent outdoor retailers.

Every Spika product is meticulously designed in-house and rigorously tested across Australia and New Zealand, ensuring uncompromising quality and peace of mind in the field. This includes our exclusive Biarri camouflage pattern, capturing the essence of the AUNZ landscape like no other, all backed by unrivalled customer support.

We create for all that share our passion for the outdoors. Adventurers that want to push further in comfort, Our mission is clear. To provide the best gear possible to GET OUTSIDE.

2 NEW STYLES LANDING AT RAINBIRD IN 2024!

 SEDNA SHELL JACKET 8674

Whether it be an autumn drizzle or summer storm, the Sedna provides maximum protection with minimal fuss. Built from a durable, lightweight waterproof fabric, allowing ease of movement and ensured comfort. Adjustable cuffs and hood create the perfect fit against any storm, and when the sun comes out, simply stow it into its own back pocket, easy!

Available in Black or Forest Green!

  • 52% Polyester/ 48% Recycled Polyester
  • PU performance backing
  • Recycled content in shell fabric
  • Waterproof 8,000mm
  • Breathable 8,000mvp
  • Windproof
  • Fully seam sealed
  • Fully lined jacket

HALLEY WOMENS SHELL JACKET 8675

Grey clouds or blue skies, the Halley Women’s Shell Jacket effortlessly combines superior waterproof protection and breathability in a luxuriously soft and feather-light fabric. Designed to provide you with all-day comfort this stylish, functional shell can be conveniently packed down small into its own back pocket for easy storage.

Available in Black or Earth Red!

  • 52% Polyester/ 48% Recycled Polyester 
  • PU performance backing 
  • Recycled content in shell fabric 
  • Waterproof 8,000mm 
  • Breathable 8,000mvp 
  • Windproof 
  • Fully seam sealed 
  • Fully lined jacket 
  • Fold-away stay dry adjustable hood

Paire – Merino Blend Summer Tops Launched

Jumping from the success of their Unisex Merino Blend shirt, especially from hikers and outdoor explorers, the brand just launched their newest collection of women’s outerwear tops. Still made with their Supreme BreezeBlend fabric of Merino Wool and Eucalyptus Tree Fibres, the top is lightweight, temperature-regulating, and moisture-wicking.

See product webpage here.

Skeleton Optics – Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness Sunglasses Collection

Skeleton Optics Australia is honoured to support Breast Cancer Awareness through the launch of a limited-edition Breast Cancer Awareness Sunglasses Collection. Skeleton Optics Australia is pledging all proceeds from the sale of the Breast Cancer Awareness Limited Edition Sunglasses Collection to the Breast Cancer Network Australia. 

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is Australia’s leading breast cancer consumer organisation. For the past 22 years, they have worked tirelessly to ensure that all Australians who are affected by breast cancer receive the very best care, treatment and support. 

It is also our hope that each pair of Sunglasses sold not only aids in the future efforts of the BCNA but acts as a vehicle to spread awareness about breast cancer out in the greater community. 

Our Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness Sunglasses are now available to purchase online Limited Editions (skeletonoptics.com.au)

Paire – Compression and Snow Sock Range

Now with over 40,000 Aussies converting to Paire’s Supreme CoolBlend Socks, the brand has also released new styles that are designed for its specific niche. Both styles continue to fulfill Paire’s promise for the best comfort experience, through high-quality materials and considerate design.

Click here for product webpage

Clarke Global Logistics – Meet Our Key People

This month we feature Martin Moyano, Managing Director of Clarke Global Logistics.  He is a passionate freight forwarding specialist, known for his lightning-fast response to client enquiries and lateral thinking when faced with a logistics challenge.

Martin was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and speaks fluent English and Spanish. He has developed his career in the international logistics industry, working for a range of logistics, import and export organisations of various sizes for nearly 3 decades between Argentina, New Zealand and Australia.

Martin joined the Clarke Global Logistics team in 2010 as a Licensed Customs Broker, bringing the extensive experience he had acquired, and appealed by the opportunity the company offered to develop its business strategy into the freight forwarding arena. Since joining Clarke Global Logistics, he has built up the freight forwarding component of the business to a point where it has now outgrown the traditional customs brokerage service of the company.

Martin’s qualifications include a Bachelor in International Trade (2000) and a Diploma in Customs Law (1994).  As a Licensed Customs Broker, he regularly undertakes Continuing Professional Development and Continued Biosecurity Competency to ensure that his knowledge and understanding of changes affecting the customs and quarantine industry remain up-to-date.

What our clients say …

I have used Martin and his team multiple times before for multiple different businesses, and I am always so impressed by their service! No matter what you’re wanting to import and no matter what country it’s coming from, they are so knowledgeable and take care of everything! – Madi Kennedy

Over the past few years, Clarke Global have become an essential partner for our business. We get daily shipping updates and frequent communications all the way to delivery to our door. We know our shipments are in good hands. Martin and the professional team have customer service at the fore. They’re knowledgeable, responsive, always courteous and no question or query is too difficult to answer. The best value services provider we have by a long shot. Highly recommended – Tim Wilson

From time-to-time Martin also likes to bring his big affectionate fur baby, Marley, into the office, creating a “paw-sitive” influence on the CGL team’s wellbeing and smiles all round.

While you are attending the Australian Adventure Expo, why not stop by at Clarke Global’s stand and introduce yourself?  Martin would love to meet you, to learn more about your business and to hear about the typical challenges that you face with the logistics of moving your adventure gear.

In his spare time, Martin enjoys travelling, photography, rugby, and other sports.  He lives in Melbourne with his wife Pamela, and their two children.

Longway Leisure and Kodiak Canvas – Reliable, Comfortable, Sturdy. Made right, Made to last

Both the Kodiak Canvas Tents and Longway Leisure Tent rand have an outstanding and innovative design that makes it so easy and quick to set up in just 10 minutes! Take the hassles out of camping with these incredibly sturdy, wind resistant, rainproof and reliable tents made to last.

Visit the Longway Leisure website to view the Official and Authorised Distributor of Kodiak Canvasin Australia. When you buy directly from us we can offer longer warranties, free replacement and free shipping. Since 2003 we have a reputation for making some of the finest tents available. take your camping to the next level and make your adventures an east and memorable experience!

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