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  • Online Web Services Update

    5th October 2017

    At approximately 6pm this evening our online services were restored and operational.

    Once again, Direct Freight apologises for the inconvenience caused and thank our customers for their understanding and support.

  • Service Interruption – Online Web Services

    5th October 2017

    An interruption to normal operations has occurred leading to customers experiencing significant delays in processing online requests such as tracking consignments, booking pickups, creating consignments and other online requests on our website.

    Customers are experiencing intermittent success processing online requests, however, each request is very slow and on occasions fails to process.

    This interruption was unexpected, and is currently attended by our IT operations team who are working to fix this as our highest priority.

    We apologise for the inconvenience our customers are experiencing and assure you we are working hard to get things back on track.

  • DFE Opens new depot – Dandenong VIC

    18th September 2017

    Direct Freight Express is excited to announce the opening of our new cutting edge depot located in Dandenong, Victoria. Direct Freight Express is Australia’s largest family owned and operated express road carrier service

    The custom build of this new site in Dandenong became necessary to handle the growing business as well as the increased travel times and traffic across the greater Victorian metropolitan and regional areas.

    The new facility; located at Keysbough, is 72km south east of Campbellfield and is the 42nd depot for DFE. The depot is fitted with state of the art tilt tray automated sortation systems that can sort up to 4500 cartons per hour. The company has also invested in 6-sided Camera technology that detects side by side cartons. This technology is the leading industry technology.

    The $36m Keysbough investment has provided a home to 120 new team members and is a welcomed addition to our direct linehaul operations to all major capital cities in Australia.

  • Direct Freight Express Bathurst Depot Opens

    4th July 2017

    We welcome Direct Freight Express Bathurst to our National distribution network.

    Contact details for our Bathurst depot are:

    • Direct Freight Express Bathurst
      Shed G, 52 Lee Street
      Kelso NSW 2795
      Email: bathurst@directfreight.com.au

  • Direct Freight Express Gosford Depot Opens

    26 April 2017

    We welcome Direct Freight Express Gosford to our National distribution network.

    Contact details for our Gosford depot are:

    • Direct Freight Express Gosford
      57 Somersby Falls Rd
      Somersby NSW 2250
      Email: Gosford@directfreight.com.au