Melbourne-based Arrow Transport and Logistics has acquired Sydney Sideloaders, a top ten container transport operator at the Port of Sydney.
Part of Arrow’s ongoing strategy to grow its business, this acquisition gives Arrow an excellent footprint to commence its operations in Sydney, the company claims.
Sydney Sideloaders operates primarily from its site at the corner of McCauley Road and Botany Road, directly opposite the Port of Sydney terminals.
From this site, Arrow plans to continue to service Sydney Sideloaders existing client base as well as providing a Sydney-based Port Logistics services to its own clients.
Chris Divis, Director of Sydney Sideloaders will remain with Arrow after the acquisition as Port Logistics Manager NSW. Other members of the current operational team at Sydney Sideloaders will join the Arrow team. Arrow will also move some staff from Melbourne to Sydney to assist with the integration.
“We are very pleased to have concluded this transaction with Arrow. We look forward to being part of a larger, growing organisation that has the same focus on customer service that Sydney Sideloaders has always had,” Chris said/.
“We are extremely pleased to have had the opportunity to acquire Sydney Sideloaders. The operation will complement our existing business extremely well and enable us to provide a grater level of service to new and existing clients in Melbourne and Sydney,” Craig Webster, Managing Director of Arrow said.
The acquisition will formally complete on Monday 2 September 2019.