Overlooked, Under appreciated, Essential

Coastal shipping in Australia has largely gone the way of the Dodo when it comes to general freight, but still exists where it is essential, or where there is sufficient demand.

Coastal shipping should be considered when you have constant flows of freight and transit time is of a lesser concern. Heavy freight also benefits from coastal shipping, because the shipping line doesn’t charge extra for weight.

We recommend coastal shipping for the movement of heavy or large machinery – but please be aware this service is best suited to machinery and vehicles that couldn’t be practically driven across the country under their own steam.

What services are available?

Bass Strait, Darwin and Far North Queensland make up the essential part of the equation. We have a direct relationship with Toll Shipping for these markets.

There is sufficient volumes to warrant coastal shipping between the East Coast and Perth, as well as Melbourne to Sydney and Brisbane on international container ships operating under licence.

We can also access Darwin via Singapore as domestic cargo.

What types of freight do we move?
  • Pallets
  • Crates
  • Skids
  • Cartons
  • Pipes
  • Building materials
  • Foodstuffs
  • Containers
  • Machinery
  • Over Mass
  • Over Dimension
  • Plant

Navigating the maze for you

When you partner with Applied Logistics, you are partnering with a business that exists solely to benefit you. We are here to take away the stress of delivering to your customers and leave you with a well earned sense of confidence that we will take care of you. We navigate the maze that is the transport industry – no more calling around to find a carrier that can handle your freight.

How we secure a better price than you could negotiate yourself

We do all the price negotiations on your behalf so you or your staff don’t have to spend valuable time chasing those elusive dollars. In most cases, we’ve already worked hard behind the scenes to negotiate bulk rates so that you can take advantage of them, even if your freight volume or frequency doesn’t meet the carriers’ minimum requirements.

Simplified paperwork

As an Applied Logistics customer, we take care of the paperwork for you. Supply us with the details and we will send you back your booking and consignment note. No more booking multiple carriers, no more navigating hard to read connotes or websites. We take care of it all.

Tricky freight

Just when you thought you’d never be able to find a way to get your awkward, oversized or extra fragile goods moved, you landed at Applied Logistics. We can move stuff that others can’t. That’s because we make it our business to know which carriers specialise in different niches. We also have a few tricks up our sleeves that can make things happen for us, which wouldn’t be possible for the average client.

Tailored solutions

If every business sent identical widgets to the same exact locations every single day, life would be simple. But that’s not how freight goes. Applied Logistics will work with you to develop the most appropriate solution for every freight requirement you bring to us. From experience, we know that bottom dollar isn’t always the priority. You could be more concerned with urgency, volume, remote locations, preferred method of transport or any number of other variables. Whatever it is, we’ll get it sorted for you.

When you need help

Our clients appreciate that we are here to help them with all of there day to day issues. Sometimes however, you need us to pull a rabbit out of the hat for you – and  that is what we specialise in!

Sometimes, our clients have rigid corporate contracts in place for their day to day freight requirements. We can still help in your time of need by being able to provide a level of service that your existing contracts don’t allow for. That might be volume related, or speed related. Call us and see how we can help.

What you can expect from us

Our clients only deserve the best in customer service. How do we do it?
We work closely with you to understand your needs. The more we work together, the better we can serve you
Operational Efficiency
We always strive to save you time, money and sanity. By thinking outside the square, we can find ways of achieving things that would otherwise be impossible
Customer Service
We pride ourselves on our customer service, unparalleled in the industry. One point of contact. One invoice. One partner.

Industries Served

Success requires specific industry knowledge and expertise. We understand the unique attributes and specific requirements of your industry.
  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining
  • Energy
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Civil
  • Import
  • Export
  • Trade
  • Supply
  • Distribution
  • Environmental
  • Tourism
  • Foodstuffs
  • FMCG
  • Packaging
  • Distribution
  • Entertainment
  • Events
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