Direct Freight Express
General Goods, Transport Only - $A161 million revenue in FY14
Headquartered in western Sydney, New South Wales, DFE provides express linehaul services through a national network of depots in metropolitan and regional centres.
By focussing on transport services across wide range of goods and materials, ASIC details show that the company has tripled revenue over a decade to $A161 million in FY14, recording an enviable 19 per cent return on capital that year.
Tamex Transport Services
General Goods, Transport Only – $A34 million revenue in FY14
Headquartered in Tamworth, New South Wales and founded in 1991, the company initially offered express overnight freight services, in the North West of the State.
Today, the group services customers across New South Wales and Queensland, offering a premium express freight network for a variety of goods, and completing deliveries nationally through network partners.
The company's continued focus on transport has resulted in stable revenue growth, recording $A33 million in FY14 reported to ASIC, and return on capital averaging 25 per cent in the last three years.
Specialised Goods, Integrated Services – $A35 million revenue in FY14
FBT Transwest provides integrated services for both hazardous and nonhazardous materials. This includes liquid storage and distribution for the agricultural, waste stream, edible oils, chemicals and plastics sectors.
The company is headquartered in Melbourne's western suburbs, with a major dangerous goods licensed facility on site.
FBT Transwest's niche operating model and industry coverage has seen revenues grow stably to $A35 million in FY2014, as reported to ASIC, and 19 per cent return on capital in both FY13 and FY14.
General Goods (Electrical Retail Supply Chain), Integrated Services – $A3m revenue in FY14
M3 Logistics has dedicated itself to warehousing and distribution services for the electrical retail supply chain. The company provides holistic services for its retail and wholesale customers including linehaul, wharf cartage, customs clearance, long and short-term storage, and last-mile delivery.
Headquartered in Bankstown New South Wales, M3 has a presence in most Australian capital cities.
Alignment with the electrical appliance industry has seen the company grow revenue by 25 per cent in the five years to FY14, recording $A33 million reported to ASIC, and a massive 82 per cent and 45 per cent return on capital in FY13 and FY14 respectively, attributed to a capital-light operating model.