OTA Service Announcement - Australia Coronavirus Update - 2020
As reported by the government, news and media across Australia, there have been a number of developments in regards to the ongoing global spread of the COVID-19 virus. While the situation is dynamic and rapidly evolving, we will keep you informed as new restrictions and guidelines surface.
At this stage, all Owens branches are open and operating (across all our domestic and international services) and will continue to do so unless governments advise otherwise. Based on current government instructions, freight and distribution is an “Essential Service” that allows our country and all other economies around the world to operate, no less providing citizens access to food, medical equipment and other essential supplies.
Within Australia our local trucks are making container pick-ups and deliveries and our interstate vehicles are crossing borders. We are following all the recommended guidelines to ensure our team members remain healthy and safe so that we can continue to assist our customers move their products as required.
We will continue to communicate any changes as they occur. Please contact your local branch if you require any further information.
Update May 29 2020
We are seeing restrictions in Australia beginning to ease, with many businesses now starting to return to normal operations. At Owens our branches remain open and operational, however we are still taking precautions to protect our team, customers and the community.
We will continue to keep a close eye on all global developments and will update this page with any relevant information as it surfaces.