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National Wharf Cartage Solutions


Container transport to and from the wharf

With a full range a trailing equipment our dedicated owner driver fleet operates 24 hours per day for both import and export movements offering delivery flexibility and maximising efficiencies.

  • Import and export wharf cartage
  • Container via yard staging options
  • Full range of trailing equipment 
  • Refrigerated container transport
  • Dangerous goods
  • Complete regional coverage
  • 24 hour operation

Depot operations with onsite weighing technology

Modern, purpose built facilities have onsite weighing technology allowing easy and cost effective container weight verification (SOLAS) to ensure all legal requirements on behalf of the shipper are met. Find out more here. 

Container shipment information and visibility

Our live dashboard and sign on glass technology provide up to date container status information assisting your planning processes to minimise internal costs and demurrage risk. Find out more here

How we support your business

Safety and compliance (COR)

Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws govern the heavy vehicle road transport industry. Owens team are trained to meet these requirements providing your business peace of mind by minimising risk while your shipments are in transit.

Wharf cartage scheduling flexibility

Our large customer volumes and port relationships ensure scheduling flexibility that can give you peace of mind around your container delivery services.

Proactive communication 

Decentralised customer service teams located in each branch providing timely, accurate information on delays, futile trips and detention to minimise your administration time and costs.

Demurrage cost control

Electronic container timeslot and dehire notifications ensure better planning processes that minimise demurrage charges.

Owner Drivers

Our dedicated Owens Owner Drivers care for their vehicles, presentation and customers. With their income linked directly to the service they provide (not the hours they work) your teams will value the difference in attitude and customer service they provide. All owner driver vehicles are fitted with GPS tracking to ensure that the fleet can be planned, managed and monitored effectively.

 Talk to our team to find out how we can add value to your supply chain operations.