Melbourne’s Best Freight Turn Around Facility
Since Melbourne Freight Station commenced operations we have quickly become the Number One freight facility in Melbourne for cargo delivery and truck turn arounds. For import FAK cargo, all freight is delivered within an average of 2.2 days of first day vessel availability! Trucks are on average on and off our site in under 50 minutes.
Melbourne Freight Station has in excess of 6,800sqm meters of warehousing capacity within 8kms of the Melbourne Port and within 5kms of all major arterial roads. All warehouses are strictly controlled by CCTV security camera, state of the art internal security systems and fully monitored back to base alarm control.
Melbourne Freight Station has in excess of 18,000sqm meters of container hard stand for efficient FCL handling on night shift to ensure there are no delays in freight availability. FCL forklift equipment includes a 45T Reachstacker allowing the hardstand to comfortably handle in excess of 350TEU at any one time within the site.
Section 77G Depot
Melbourne Freight Station is one of only a handful of truly independent Australian Customs Section 77G Depots in Melbourne and provides the following services:
- FAK, FCL and personal effects container unpacks
- Direct interface with Customs for cargo clearance & reporting
- Onsite Customs inspections
- Customs controlled security cage with CCTV
- Free storage period for FAK shipments
As an Approved AQIS facility, Melbourne Freight Station is able to offer onsite freight inspection services, attendance at all AQIS bookings along with on site AQIS treatments such as fumigation by Methyl Bromide or Profume.
Having on site fumigators permanently on our site means we can offer a turn around of AQIS directed fumigations that is rarely met in the industry.
We are now an AQIS approved depot for the export of fish, meat, dairy and grains (including horticulture).
Free Store / General Warehousing
Melbourne Freight Station is able to provide general warehousing services for all of our customers whether it be for short term, long term or 3PL requirements – tracking goods by customer order number, required delivery date, SKU and container number. With an industry tailored warehousing program along with state of the art security systems you will know your freight is safe with us.