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Corporate Alliances

Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) are proud to connect our members with exclusive offers from reputable service providers.

As a peak body we have established a network of trusted suppliers from across a range of industries. Many of these suppliers have tailored services for our sector or have offered FTA and APSA members exclusive and discounted arrangements.

We would encourage our members to reach out to these suppliers as key members of the freight and trade sectors.


DP World

DP World are the are the leading provider of end-to-end supply chain logistics solutions, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain, from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks. In Australia, we are one of the largest container terminal and logistic park operators, with strategic locations nationally in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Fremantle. Our terminals and industrial parks are the gateways to smarter, more efficient and more secure supply chains and we are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners by thinking ahead and anticipating change to create innovative customer driven solutions.

Flinders Port Holdings

Flinders Port Holdings, is South Australia’s leading private port operator. Established in 2001 following the privatisation of seven South Australian ports, Flinders Ports owns and operates: Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Thevenard, Port Giles, Wallaroo and Klein Point. At all seven ports, Flinders Port Holdings offers clients pilotage, marine control, mooring and launch services, shipping infrastructure management, ship surveys and coordination of ship services. In addition to port operations, Flinders Port Holdings also own and operate, Flinders Logistics, Flinders Warehousing & Distribution and Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal – the State’s only container operator. We also provide Hydrographic survey services through HydroSurvey Australia. Flinders Port Holdings is a significant economic player and employer in South Australia, with a total workforce of over 680 employees. In 2019, across 7 ports we saw 1932 vessel calls, processing of 326,933 TEU’s and 21 million tonnes of cargo moved. Phone: 08 8447 0611 Email: fpholdings@flindersports.com.au

NSW Ports

NSW Ports manages various key trade gateways in New South Wales connecting global and domestic markets. Our assets include Port Botany, the state’s largest container port and primary bulk liquid and gas port, Port Kembla, home to Australia’s largest vehicle import facility and a key gateway supporting mining, agricultural, manufacturing and construction industries, the Cooks River Intermodal Terminal and the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre, part of an expanding network of intermodal terminals in Sydney designed to grow the volume of containers transported by rail.

Port of Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne is Australia’s largest maritime hub for containerised, automotive and general cargo trade. With over 30 commercial berths servicing 3,000 international vessels a year, the Port of Melbourne links with almost 300 ports globally. Melbourne is also an important gateway port, linking Tasmania to global markets and servicing regional exporters in New South Wales and South Australia. Melbourne’s container throughput was 2.64 million TEU in 2016-17, around 36% of Australia’s total container trade.

Port of Newcastle

The Port of Newcastle provides an efficient and cost-effective solution for NSW importers and exporters, offering: - Berth-side storage, saving customers time and money by removing cargo handling steps - Excellent berth and channel availability - Direct connections to the national rail network - Safe heavy vehicle drive distances to outer Sydney, Brisbane and major NSW rural centres We specialise in handling large, bulky cargoes such as wind turbines, tunnel boring machines, heavy equipment and rolling stock. Contact our Trade and Business Development Team via 02 4908 8200 or trade@portofnewcastle.com.au

Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT)

Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) operates Australia’s first fully automated container terminal at Webb Dock East in the Port of Melbourne. VICT can service larger vessels of 8000+ TEU and delivers an annual extra capacity of 1 million TEU with room for a large expansion of this as trading volumes grow. In addition, VICT has a significant number of custom-built racks for refrigerated produce (reefers) serviced 24/7 by dedicated, onsite engineers. VICT continues to set the global benchmark in port automation.

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