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Road Freight

Reliable road freight transport

From bicycle couriers and small trucks to prime movers, Global Express’ diverse fleet can provide road freight transport for everything from parcels and documents to oversized machinery and bulk commodities.
With a safe, innovative fleet and well-established delivery networks across Australia, we can transport all kinds of freight by road..

Our Services

Courier

Our courier service is the largest and most responsive local transport company in Australia, offering you a range of services from point-to-point bicycle couriers in the CBD to project-based multi-vehicle specialised heavy haulage vehicles. Whether you need a pushbike delivery in 20 minutes or a taxi truck across town, we have the geographic reach and service capability to deliver.

Palletised Express

Our standard pallet service provides you with a high-quality and cost-effective end-to-end pallet delivery option. Pallets provide a smart, economical way of moving many boxes within one unit of freight, minimising cost, and manual handling, ensuring your products arrive in one piece. Whether you have a full trailer load of pallets or just one, we have the backing of Australia’s most extensive logistics network, and the ability to tap into hundreds of linehaul movements, delivering to more locations than any other supplier, including the places no other transport company can reach.

Road Parcels

If you need a high-quality, cost-effective domestic freight service, then our Standard Parcels service is the right choice. We can move parcels large and small anywhere in Australia through our network and can service a range of customers from retails stores to remote mine sites, delivering to more locations, reliably and on time.

Dedicated Road movements

Our dedicated Road service offers you a wide variety of transport solutions, including scheduled daily runs if you need to move regular volumes of freight, or dedicated project teams to manage all aspects of your freight requirements if you require our bespoke project services. We can also support you through our Metro, intrastate, interstate, regional, and remote options.

We are fully compliant with all statutory regulations and guidelines including Chain of Responsibility, Occupational Health and Safety, road traffic authority requirements, dangerous goods obligations, and environmental management requirements.

What freight can we transport for you by road?

In addition to general cargo, you can ship a wide range of specialised freight by road including:
  • Healthcare
  • Wine
  • Household goods
  • Steel and industrial products
  • Hanging garments
  • Vehicles and parts
  • Perishable and temperature-controlled goods
  • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)
  • Print media - newspapers and magazines
  • Dangerous goods
  • Mining equipment and materials
  • Waste
  • Fragile and sensitive goods
  • Palletised pharmaceuticals
  • Spare parts

Why you should choose Global Express for your road freight services

We put our customers’ businesses at the heart of what we do. We work hard to deliver optimal logistics solutions to our customers, through innovative technology, facilities, and systems that give your business a competitive advantage.

Choosing Global Express as your road freight partner provides you with:

Cost-effective approach 
Our services offer you an economical budget option for your non-time-critical freight. 

Pickup and delivery 
We manage the whole process from parcels and documents to oversized machinery and bulk commodities according to your requirements. Freight can be collected from your door, or you can drop it at one of our service centres or alternate collection points. 

Extensive and wide-reaching network 
Our unmatched domestic network and our industry-leading commitment to service allows us to move your freight faster, to more locations, more often. 

Robust technology 
With full management and connectivity of the dedicated road networks, depots, and technology platforms, we are the only logistics provider able to maintain full integrity and control of our customers’ freight from pickup to delivery. We use an Item Level Freight Tracking (ILFT) solution, making us one of the first general freight carriers to have the ability to track consignments from start to finish, including palletised freight.

Industry leading safety and compliance standards 
Global Express’ expertise in Chain of Responsibility, dangerous goods, mass and fatigue management, load restraint, drug and alcohol testing, and safe operator training provides peace of mind for our customers.

Industries we service

  • Retail
  • Mining
  • Government & defence
  • Chemicals & agribusiness
  • Automotive & industrial
  • Steel & materials
  • ICT
  • Consumer and beverage

Contact us

Contact us for more information about our road freight capabilities, or to discuss how we can support your business.