Butler Freight Services acquired the Extra Transport business in February 2017, resulting in BFS Extra now being one of the largest wharf transport operators in Australia. While this provides us with scale our key focus on customer service and ability to build long term business partnerships remain ever present.
Our operational facilities encompass
- our highly efficient West Melbourne wharf facility located 300m from the wharf and handling in excess of 110,000 TEU per annum
Our fleet utilises approximately 140 prime movers per day and comprises combinations of 15 Super B -Doubles, 20 B-Doubles, 16 Sideloaders, over 80 retractable skels, tautliners and in excess of 110 general trailer combinations.
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Industry renowned best-in-class technology
Specifically the system provides for the following:
- Easy to use web based booking and scheduling functionality available to all BFS Extra customers
- Provides customers with complete visibility and control
- EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) capabilities provides the ability to automatically upload job bookings from the customer’s platform (BSM) as well as customised solutions for delivering data back to the customer
- On-line visibility of scanned POD and supporting documentation
- Extensive range of automated and targeted reporting delivered via email including daily timeslot booking notifications, electronic pre-alerts and statements
- Large range of KPI reporting highlighting timeframes for every key step in your supply chain
- Integration with the industry standard 1-Stop and Container Chain portal’s provide up to date information on all vessel and terminal data