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A rich and storied history

At Wickham Freight Lines, we have been providing long distance freight solutions for retail supply chains and other logistic providers since 1992.

Learn about our rich history by travelling through our Wickham's timeline below.

1978

Wickham Farm’s Transport Division is established. Brothers, Peter & Angus Wickham purchase their first Kenworth in 1978 to transport potatoes from their Killarney property (pictured with Graham Keogh). Cheryl Wickham manages all of the operational office duties.

1978
1985

The fleet of Wickham Farms comprises of 6 trucks.

1985
1993

Wickham Freight Lines is officially registered as a new entity. Expansion into freight tasks is lead by Angus Wickham and Graham Keogh from the Killarney Depot. Donna Keogh joins the family business.

1993
1996

With the opening of the Big W distribution centre in Warwick, Wickham Freight Lines and several other family-owned transport companies join forces to form CDM Logistics. Wickham Freight Lines are still part of this business venture today.

1996
1999

On the eve of a new millennium, the Warwick terminal is opened, complete with the now familiar red and white branding. To cater to industry demand, the Wickham Freight Lines fleet expands to 38 Kenworth prime movers.

Tragically, founder Angus Wickham passed away in November 1999, just months following the opening of the new facility.

1999
2000

Graham Keogh and Darren Eather become managing directors of Wickham Freight Lines. In Angus’ legacy, he becomes the driving force behind our drive and vision for professionalism, passionate and proud transport providers.

2000
2004

Wickham Freight Lines' award winning building opens in the Warwick Terminal, with a fleet size of 76 prime movers.

2004
2006

Melbourne Depot is built and opened for operation in Derrimut.

2006
2014

The Bundaberg depot opens.

2014
2019

Fleet size of 153 trucks. We celebrate our very first Open Day.

2019
2021

A new tyre bay is built and opened in July: the Des Collins’ Tyre Shop. Fleet size of 160 prime movers.

2021
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1978
1978
Wickham Freight Lines logo

Wickham Farm’s Transport Division is established. Brothers, Peter & Angus Wickham purchase their first Kenworth in 1978 to transport potatoes from their Killarney property (pictured with Graham Keogh). Cheryl Wickham manages all of the operational office duties.

1978
1985
1985
Wickham Freight Lines logo

The fleet of Wickham Farms comprises of 6 trucks.

1985
1993
1993
Wickham Freight Lines logo

Wickham Freight Lines is officially registered as a new entity. Expansion into freight tasks is lead by Angus Wickham and Graham Keogh from the Killarney Depot. Donna Keogh joins the family business.

1993
1996
1996
Wickham Freight Lines logo

With the opening of the Big W distribution centre in Warwick, Wickham Freight Lines and several other family-owned transport companies join forces to form CDM Logistics. Wickham Freight Lines are still part of this business venture today.

1996
1999
1999
Wickham Freight Lines logo

On the eve of a new millennium, the Warwick terminal is opened, complete with the now familiar red and white branding. To cater to industry demand, the Wickham Freight Lines fleet expands to 38 Kenworth prime movers.

Tragically, founder Angus Wickham passed away in November 1999, just months following the opening of the new facility.

1999
2000
2000
Wickham Freight Lines logo

Graham Keogh and Darren Eather become managing directors of Wickham Freight Lines. In Angus’ legacy, he becomes the driving force behind our drive and vision for professionalism, passionate and proud transport providers.

2000
2004
2004
Wickham Freight Lines logo

Wickham Freight Lines' award winning building opens in the Warwick Terminal, with a fleet size of 76 prime movers.

2004
2006
2006
Wickham Freight Lines logo

Melbourne Depot is built and opened for operation in Derrimut.

2006
2014
2014
Wickham Freight Lines logo

The Bundaberg depot opens.

2014
2019
2019
Wickham Freight Lines logo

Fleet size of 153 trucks. We celebrate our very first Open Day.

2019
2021
2021
Wickham Freight Lines logo

A new tyre bay is built and opened in July: the Des Collins’ Tyre Shop. Fleet size of 160 prime movers.

2021
History Overview

We are Wickhams Fright Lines. Family owned and operated business and one of the largest, privately owned transport companies in Australia. We have been providing long distance freight solutions for retail supply chains and other logistic providers since 1992.

Our customers are the most important people to us, we provide them unparalleled daily transport of their goods between Rockhampton, Brisbane, Warwick, Sydney and Melbourne as well as additional areas along the east coast of Australia.

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