Freightliner Australia commences services for Namoi Cotton
- 12 August 2009
- Company & Industry News
Freightliner Group Ltd has entered into a long term agreement with Namoi Cotton Cooperative Ltd for the provision of rail haulage services in New South Wales, Australia. Operated by Australian subsidiary Freightliner Australia Pty Limited, Freightliner ran it's first train onTuesday 30th June, transporting processed containerised cotton for export.
Namoi Cotton is Australia's leading cotton ginning and marketing organisation. It is a fully integrated ginning, marketing, warehousing and shipping organisation selling cotton to many of the world's major markets. Namoi has an extensive network of gins and marketing offices throughout the cotton growing regions of southern Queensland and New South Wales.
Namoi's Chief Executive Officer, Mr Bob Bell, said that he was looking forward to a long term relationship with Freightliner Australia and Freightliner Group. He noted that they had selected Freightliner Australia for its expertise in the provision of rail based logistics services, and its reputation for quality and customer service.
Namoi Cotton has built a strong reputation among its customers for reliably providing cotton of a consistently high standard and uniform quality. This together with Freightliner Australia's commitment to Reliability, Safety and Quality can only enhance this reputation.
Adam Cunliffe, Corporate Development and Strategy Director, Freightliner Group Ltd, added "Freightliner have been exploring a number of overseas opportunities, and we are delighted to have commenced a long term partnership with Namoi Cotton. By providing the same levels of service and reliability for which we have become renown within the UK we look forward to enhancing our Australian operation."
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