Expert Logistics, now part of the OFE Group of companies founded in 2000, is a leading Container and General Transport company operating throughout Melbourne and Victoria. We have a committed team of drivers with supporting staff with a large, dynamic fleet of trucks and trailers. We are proud of our strong focus on customer service and have been able to build up a reputation of excellence. We have worked with a diverse range of customers of all sizes. Years of experience in the industry means that we understand the needs of our clients and we pride ourselves on delivering the goods in more ways than one. From our administration staff to the operations teams, we aim to provide our clients with prompt and reliable service. With recent investments in the latest state of the art GPS tracking, which produces detailed journey reports that have helped us to achieve this goal.
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In 2009 OFE Refrigerated Transport purchased a pair of second-hand 2006 DAFs, its first trucks in use from the Dutch commercial vehicle manufacturer. Fast forward 11 years and the cold chain carrier, based in Dandenong South in Melbourne’s southeast suburbs, runs 40 trucks, 30 of which are DAFs including three of the latest generation of Euro 6 DAF CF prime movers.
This recent order follows a three-week long trial in which the business, having sought up-to-the-minute safety features, evaluated a vehicle for the first two weeks in B-double application and then for an additional week hauling a single trailer as part of the company’s refrigeration fleet.
Despite adding Expert Logistics, a containerised transport service to its operational portfolio in 2016, which it is now looking to grow, the majority of the company’s business revolves around moving bulk refrigerated product to distribution centres (DCs) for the dominant supermarket chains.
“We were keen to upgrade our fleet to include adaptive cruise control and lane departure assist which complements the necessary changes in direction required when speeds are effected by other vehicles in slowing traffic conditions,” he says. “A display of the passenger side camera shows what’s around the truck when you’re preparing to change lanes. It’s something that we’ve found makes the on-road experience even safer especially in the particular line of work we do.”
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An innovative cold chain business continues to invest in new DAF commercial vehicles whose recent advances in safety and powertrain technology have prompted further gains across its Melbourne operations.