03 February 2014

Mainfreight Branch Developments | Australia | February 2014

At Mainfreight we continue to invest in our future; in our people, in new facilities, new businesses and new operations. To ensure customers receive the highest quality freight services we have committed to more than $150 of capital expenditure for branches around Australia and around the world, with acquisitions of land and construction underway in major cities including:



  • Refurbishment and extension that has doubled the size of our depot. Team moved into their new branch in December 2013


  • Construction of two new buildings for Transport and Logistics is almost complete (May 2014)
  • New purpose built depot including temperature-controlled facilities for our Perishables air freight operation is well underway and will be completed for occupation by our Air & Ocean team in April 2014


  • Extension to our Prestons freight facility and the doubling of our Logistics warehouse space onto 3.6 hectares of adjoining land is also well underway and will be completed in March 2014
  • Construction of a purpose-built facility in Botany for the Owens team is well underway and will be completed in March 2014


  • Redevelopment and extension of our perishable air freight building in Tullamarine for our Air & Ocean team has been agreed. Completion of these works will be mid-2014
  • We have conditional agreement on the purchase of  11 hectares of land in Melbourne's north for the immediate construction of a major Logistics and Transport


  • We are actively seeking suitable site where we can construct a purpose-built supersite for all of our businesses in Perth.


In New Zealand we continue to be committed to a stronger, bigger business with developemnts in:

  • Christchurch - Redevelopment of Transport and Logistics site
  • Hamilton
  • Dunedin
  • Oamaru



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