BHP has awarded a five-year freight contract to transport and logistics supplier Centurion, which will cover BHP Billiton’s Nickel West sites.
The contract comes as BHP is looking to restart development at the northern Goldfields where it has nickel deposits. Nickel West also has plant in Kwinana, Kambalda and Kalgoorlie that will need logistics support, according to the The West Australian.
Owned by the Cardaci family, Centurion’s Kalgoorlie and Perth Airport distribution centres will be the hubs of the new business.
“We already have existing clients in the area and this new contract will help us grow the local business by putting on additional services to and from Perth,” says Centurion executive general manager Justin Cardaci.
Cardaci says that part of their current focus has been to grow its business organically in Western Australia as it claims to have “the most extensive logistics network in the State.