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.
The fleet of Wickham Farms comprises of 6 trucks.
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.
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.
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. In one of the last photographs we have of Angus, he's taking delivery of the 3000th Kenworth from Jim Hurley (Brown & Hurley) in October 1999 at the new Warwick terminal.
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. Pictured (Left to Right): Graham Keogh, David Ott (Professional Driver) and Cam Stevens (Current Position: Bundaberg Depot Manager).
Wickham Freight Lines' award winning building opens in the Warwick Terminal, with a fleet size of 76 prime movers.
Melbourne Depot is built and opened for operation in Derrimut.
The Bundaberg depot opens.
In 2019 we decided to host our very first open day to celebrate our 25th anniversary of WFL and raise much needed funds to Beyond Blue. Successfully we raised over $12,000 to Beyond Blue. Pictured here cutting the celebratory cake (Left to Right): Rohan Keogh, Donna Keogh, Graham Keogh, Darren Eather, Thomasin Keogh
New Sydney terminal is opened ARNDELL PARK
A new tyre bay is built at our Warwick Terminal and opened in July: the Des Collins’ Tyre Shop. Named after our long serving employee of 22 years, Des Collins who was fortunate enough to work alongside Angus Wickham. Fleet size of 160 prime movers.
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.
deserve and our people are passionate and proud to deliver.