Top 25 Livestock Transporters

Beef Central's exclusive Top 25 Livestock Transporters List

Beef Central’s exclusive Top 25 Livestock Transporters list for the first time ranks the nation’s largest stock transporters, by one-time uplift capacity. This authoritative list will be kept as a permanent feature on Beef Central to act as a handy reference tool for industry stakeholders. Click here to view.


Beef Central profiles Australia’s 25 largest stock transport operators

Welcome to Beef Central’s Top 25 Livestock Transporters feature, profiling one of the most important, and often overlooked links in the complex Australian meat and livestock supply chain.
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Jon Condon and James Nason, 21/12/2013

Beef Central’s pictorial salute to our stock transport operators

One of the unexpected consequences of Beef Central’s recent Top 25 livestock transporters feature has been the accumulation of some award-winning images of transport operations. Here’s our photographic salute to the industry……Read More

Beef Central, 20/12/2013

Top 25: Big issues faced by stock transporters

During the compilation of profile articles on companies appearing in Beef Central’s Top 25 transporters feature, we asked contacts to nominate the one issue that Canberra or their respective State Governments could address that would improve the performan..Read More

Jon Condon and James Nason, 17/12/2013

Who are the biggest livestock transporters in your state or territory?

Who are the biggest livestock transporters in your State or Territory? In addition to its Top 25 national livestock transporters list which has grown gradually on Beef Central over the past three weeks, we have also prepared this separate list, highlighti..Read More

Beef Central, 17/12/2013

Growing shift from body trucks to semis among farmer-owned heavy vehicles

A survey into road transport trends in Australian agriculture has provided some valuable insight into the ownership and use of heavy vehicles within the livestock and other farm sectors, and how that is changing…Read More

Jon Condon, 16/12/2013

Working for a better, more efficient stock transport sector + VIDEO

Frasers Livestock co-principal and managing director, Ross Fraser, has taken an active interest in his industry’s affairs over many years – particularly in the lobby effort with Federal and State governments to improve the sector’s ability to efficiently ..Read More

Jon Condon, 16/12/2013

How seven-deck road trains came to the north

The six-deck triple road train epitomises the scale and vastness of Australia’s northern cattle industry, but in recent years even larger four-trailer combinations have been adopted as transport operators search for greater efficiencies.
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James Nason, 15/12/2013

No. 1: Road Trains of Australia

Over the past 30 years road trains bearing the acronym RTA have become as common a sight across the red dirt roads of northern Australia as Brahman cattle, big skies and billowing dust. ..Read More

James Nason, 15/12/2013

No. 2: Martins Stock Haulage

Five years ago Gordon Martin celebrated three milestones which underlined just how far his business had come since he bought a single tipper to cart gravel for NSW’s Merriwa Shire in 1958…Read More

James Nason, 14/12/2013

No. 3: Frasers Transport

Long-standing relationships mean a lot to the nation’s third largest livestock transport company, which next year celebrates its 70th year in business. Frasers Transport, established in 1944, may be the oldest substantial livestock carrier in the country…Read More

Jon Condon, 13/12/2013

No. 4: O’Sullivans Livestock Transport

Gavin O’Sullivan started O’Sullivans Livestock Transport in his hometown of Elmore in 1970 with the purchase of an International prime mover and a 34-foot, two-deck trailer, carting sheep and cattle into Bendigo and Newmarket sales…Read More

James Nason, 10/12/2013

No. 5: StockTrans

Close striking distance to some of Australia’s largest feedlots and substantial meat processors provides the backbone of carting business for Glen Innes-based StockTrans livestock transport…Read More

Jon Condon, 09/12/2013

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