Linfox

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Linfox is a logistics and supply chain company established in Australia by Lindsay Fox in 1956. The company started with one truck operated by Fox. With the acquisition of Armaguard from Mayne Logistics in 2003 and FCL in 2006, it is now the largest privately owned supply chain solutions company in Asia Pacific. Linfox Logistics operates 3.2 million square metres of warehousing and 5,000 vehicles across 10 countries, and employs more than 18,500 people in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Linfox specialises in complex supply chain design, IT systems integration, distribution operations, linehaul, freight forwarding, and warehouse management.


Across Asia Pacific, Linfox provides logistics services to the world’s largest miner, delivers 4.5 billion litres of fuels, 15 million pallets of goods to retailers and serves nine of the Asia Pacific region's top ten Fast Moving Consumer Export Goods producers.


Linfox operates in countries including Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong and India. Linfox is the second-largest road freight company in Australia.


Linfox operates Avalon and Essendon airports, both near Melbourne.


Industry associations


Linfox is involved with industry associations including the Australian Logistics Council, the Australian Trucking Association, the Australian Road Transport Industrial Organisation, the Australian Steel Institute, the Plastics and Chemicals Industries Association.


Safety and environment policies


Linfox is committed to workplace safety with the Vision Zero safety target. Linfox has committed reducing its rate of carbon emissions by 15 per cent by 2010 based on its 2006-2007 emissions. Linfox has introduced a program called Green Fox to encourage employees to reduce their environmental impact in the workplace. In 2008 Linfox signed the Poznan Communiqué calling on world leaders to take decisive action on climate change.


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1.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linfox


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