Linfox at the Races

Linfox has sponsored a unique outback horse race in the remote town of McKinlay. The annual McKinlay Races are a highlight for the North Western Queensland town, which has a population of 20. The event attracts visitors from across the state, with almost 350 people through the gates this year despite the inclement weather.     Linfox has been a fixture in the town since 2013 due to its contract with the South32 Cannington...

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Linfox Supporting Operational Women

An event this week was held by Linfox to launch its partnership with the National Association of Women in Operations (NAWO). The company invited women from across the business to the event celebrating the decision by Linfox to become a member of NAWO earlier this year.     Based in Australia, NAWO aims to develop and support the pipeline of women working in operational functions as they progress through to leadership and...

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Increased Interest in K&S

The Australian Stock Exchange have received another notification of a substantial change in interest from Linfox. The latest notice shows the percentage of shares in the K&S Corporation owned by Linfox is now closing in on ten per cent.     This follows a previous announcement, published just before Christmas last year, in which Linfox revealed it had bought enough shares in the company to have over eight per cent of the...

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New Storage for Linfox

A new venture from Linfox results directly from the resources industry slowdown. Mining companies, and their contractors, are now left with large numbers of mobile equipment without work, but needing to be kept in readiness for a recovery in the resources sector.     The solution from Linfox is a storage facility based on the Great Northern Highway, north of Perth, with 60,000 m2 of space to park up the excess equipment....

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Improved Efficiency Wins business

  Linfox has invested in an intelligent lighting system upgrade in its warehousing business and won a new contract, elsewhere, through improved efficiency. The new lighting system has been fitted at Linfox’s Arnott’s site in Virginia, Queensland, with a claimed potential for up to 90 per cent energy savings.   Linfox Sustainability Manager, Bo Christensen explained how light-emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions...

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The Chess Game Begins

The big end of town looks set to be seeing a number of changes and new moves as the larger transport companies jostle for market power. With the announcement telling the world Linfox is buying a large number of shares in K&S Corporation, it looks like the transport landscape is going to see some major changes in 2016.   Linfox and K&S are not the only big boys involved. Moves by Brookfield, and now, more intriguingly,...

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