Northline opens new $24 million T&L Facility in Sydney

Northline’s new $24 million Sydney transport and logistics facility at Smithfield has opened and is now fully operational.

The 32,000 square metre facility, located at 15 Long Street, Smithfield in Sydney’s western suburbs, has been custom built to provide easy access to major transport links.

It provides more than 16,500 square metres of warehousing and freight operations space, including an all-weather loading and unloading breezeway and the company’s New South Wales state office.

The facility is part of an 11.79ha site controlled by a division of Charter Hall Funds Management Ltd (CH) and being developed and built by Commercial & Industrial Property Pty Ltd (CIP).

Northline chief executive officer Craige Whitton said the new Smithfield facility is fit for purpose.

“The improved efficiencies of the site will be of significant benefit to our customers who rely on Northline’s ability to move freight quickly and efficiently through our Facilities, said Mr Whitton.

Meanwhile, in Brisbane…

Northline has commenced construction on a new $21 million transport and logistics facility at Redbank in Brisbane’s south to expand its Queensland footprint, improve efficiencies for clients and provide better access to major transport links.

The new, 25,000 square metre Brisbane facility will replace the current Northline facility at Pinkenba.

It will be located within the Goodman Group’s $350 million Redbank Motorway Estate, a new 62 hectare industrial development site with direct access to the Ipswich Motorway via the new RedbankLinkBridge.

It will provide more than 12,500 square metres of warehousing and undercover freight operations space including an all-weather loading and unloading breezeway and the company’s Queensland state office.

Development approval for the new facility was granted in December 2013 and construction commenced in January.

The facility is expected to open mid-September 2014. It is located at Monash Road, Redbank, Queensland.

Incorporated in 1983, Northline is a privately owned and managed Australian company specialising in four major areas of service provision: road and rail freight management services, warehousing and distribution, global freight forwarding, and mining, construction, oil & gas logistics.

With 13 branches across the nation, the company employs over 400 staff.

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