RDS prides itself on flexibility and being able to provide special container transport requirements to our customers, so that no matter whether it’s a local container pick up or interstate transport, we cover it all.

  • Container storage
  • Container unpacking and transport distribution
  • Container packing for export
  • Country area transport
  • Sideloader transport
  • Transport of machinery

Container Transport Technology

We are directly linked into the major ports’ computers, which provide instant and accurate access to container status and availability. This also allows us to update customers on vessel arrival and departure times, Customs hold or Quarantine requirements and real-time tracking.

Container transport work is scheduled on a priority system to enable wharf cartage to be completed within time frames. Owens size and volumes enables us to provide container scheduling flexibility

Container Unpack/ Loading

RDS has the ability to unpack, consolidate and load 20’ and 40’ containers at our Welshpool facilities and combined with our container cartage division can provide a one stop complete service.

With our wide range of vehicles and equipment we can transport out of gauge, and over dimensional freight to suit any customer requirement.


We are located on substantially large depots with extensive storage facilities and can meet with all your AQIS requirements. We can customise a flexible warehousing solution to meet your freight requirements.

Shipping Containers Import and Export

From the ships, to our trucks and/or onto trains, RDS can handle large volume to small volume importers and exporters.

Sideloader Services

RDS has sideloader fleet capabilities for both 20 foot and 40 foot sea containers. Sideloaders allow both convenience and easy access for our customers at their premises or at our wharehousing location.

Import and Export Containers

RDS has retractable trailers for easy access to your companies dock facilities or we have the facilities to hold or store your containers.

No container? No problem!

Road Distribution Services can help, whether it’s for imports or exports or for Interstate or Intrastate freight needs, call RDS on (08) 9259 8777 to discuss our range of container services.