Container cartage

·         Import / Export FCL - Rail & Sea

·         Side Loader Relocation & Site Lifts

·         Packing / Unpacking

·         Tailgate Service

·         Solas / VGM facilities


interstate & general freight

Our well maintained fleet includes both B-double and semi trailers, with setups that can safely transport a wide range of freight including machinery, grain, hay, cotton, palletised freight, shipping containers, wine, mining equipment, tanks, barriers, portable units and much more.

We also run a daily general freight service between Melbourne and Ballarat with Melbourne depot facilities available.


container sales & hire

We have a variety of new and second hand shipping containers available for purchase and/or hire with a side loader delivery service.

  • 20’ Containers

  • 40’ Containers (8’6)

  • 40’ HC Containers (9’6)


WAREHOUSE, storage & distribution solutions

We offer fully secured warehouse and off site storage for a wide range of products including palletised freight, crates, vehicles, equipment and machinery. Delivering flexible, secure and modern warehousing solutions with competitive rates for both short and long term storage, our logistics department has over 69 years of wharf, interstate and local operating experience to seamlessly cover your distribution and transport needs.

Specialising in:

  • Customised pallet racking

  • Packing & unpacking

  • Slip sheeting

  • Cross docking

  • Inventory

  • Short or long term hire

  • Indoor & site storage

  • Wharf, tailgate & fumigation cartage

  • Local and interstate cartage

  • Sale & hire containers

  • Solas VGM facilities


Driving three generations of experience and excellence


a family tradition continues…

We are a family owned and operated transport business operating locally out of Ballarat in Victoria. Established in 1950, with 69 years of experience, the company is now employing into its third Preston generation.

We pride ourselves on offering professional and personalised service to our large national customer base, specialising in a one stop service for container logistics. Dealing in both 20’ and 40’ containers for commercial and private use our fully equipped, state of the art side loader fleet operates door to door service and delivery.

As well as covering all you importing, exporting and relocation container needs we provide a daily general Melbourne to Ballarat service as well as specialised interstate runs.