The two-year contract is valued at AUD 55 million for Freight Forwarding and Logistics Services
(Perth, 31st January 2019) DB Schenker has been awarded a contract to provide Freight Forwarding and Logistics services to the BHP Billiton Iron Ore South Flank Project in Western Australia.
The two-year contract, valued at 55 Million AUD, will cover all international freight forwarding as well as all domestic transport logistics equipment in support of the project located in Western Australia’s Pilbara Region, approximately 1,600 Kilometres north of Perth.
The work will be supported by our Project Control office located in Perth in conjunction with our global network of Project offices that are specialised and accustomed to the unique logistics service requirements of the industry.
“We are proud to be selected by BHP to provide comprehensive freight and logistics solution in support of their very important project. This award will also provide exciting local employment and apprenticeship opportunities for approximately 10 new direct staff for DB Schenker in Western Australia. We have a proven track record working safely and efficiently even on the most remote sites and mega projects in Australia” says Frank Vogel, Director Projects / Oil & Gas, AU / NZ.
Australian road transport providers currently have an opportunity to express an interest in participating in this Project with DB Schenker. Refer to the ICNWA link and review the Domestic Transport contract.
DB Schenker Australia / New Zealand: DB Schenker is the world’s leading global logistics provider supporting industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. DB Schenker has been operating in Australia since 1962 and covers Industrial, Automotive, Aerospace, Healthcare, Consumer, Electronics, and Fashion vertical markets, as well as the Fairs & Events, and the Oil & Gas sector.
Key facts at a glance:
- Eight Freight Forwarding operations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Auckland & Christchurch
- Twenty Logistics sites across all states including Darwin and Canberra with a combined capacity of more than 242,000 square metres
- Supply chain solutions for electronics, industrial, chemical, automotive, healthcare, consumer, aero parts, projects and oil & gas transportation
- Employs over 1250 people across Australia and 101 in New Zealand