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  • Terms and Conditions - Followmont Transport
    agreed in writing All freight charges will be referred to the sender for payment unless a valid Followmont Account Number of the receiver is endorsed on the consignment note or by prior arrangement Acceptance of Quotation The rates submitted are valid only when the Acceptance of Trading Conditions has been signed by both parties and returned to our Accounts Department and will be reviewed in six months from this date Validity of Published Rates Schedule The schedule is subject to change without notice All rates contained there in are Exclusive of GST and nay Fuel Levy or any other surcharges Fuel Levy See www followmont com au Account Service Fee A minimal fee will apply to all invoices statements Goods Services Tax GST Quoted rates do not include the Goods and Services Tax We are not common carriers All good carried are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Contract Followmont Transport Pty Ltd Please refer to the Conditions of Contract on the reverse of our consignment note or refer to www followmont com au FreightSafe The FreightSafe Risk Warranty Service is available for an additional fee in line with the Freight Safe special conditions available via http followmont com au freightsafe terms Dangerous Goods A surcharge is payable for Dangerous Goods Correct Dangerous Goods paperwork Including EPGs must accompany consignment notes Pallets Pallets remain the responsibility of the consignor Cubic Density Charges reflect the greater the actual dead weight or the volumetric cubic weight of the consignment 333kgs per cubic metre calculated as length x width x height Saturday Public Holiday Service A surcharge per consignment is payable Additional Charges Additional charges will be charged for Tailgate Delivery Hand unload Home Delivery Futile Pickups Deliveries Oversized out of gauge freight Oversized or out of gauge freight eg uncrated machinery

    Original URL path: http://www.followmont.com.au/customer-support/terms-conditions/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Going The Extra Mile – Customer Stories - Followmont Transport
    Day Calendar Customer Support Chain of Responsibility Volumetric Charges Dangerous Goods Connote Guide Delivery Guide Pallet Policy Fuel Levy FreightSafe Warranty Forms Online Account Application Terms and Conditions Community and News Going The Extra Mile Customer Stories Watermelons Pumpkins Beating the clock on pharmacy deliveries Keeping Tyres4U on Track Community Initiatives News Schools Careers Working at Followmont Benefits Positions Vacant Work Experience Contact Us Online Booking Quick Quote Tools Guides Going The Extra Mile Customer Stories Wherever Queenslanders are Followmont is there too We re the only company that reaches every corner of a vast State that s 7 times the size of Great Britain With our unmatched network we literally go the extra mile for our customers Read how we connect regional Queensland and make a difference in the lives of everyday people Home Company Who We Service Values Executive Team Transport Industry Quality Safety Our Fleet Network Technology Sustainability Coverage Zone Map Quick Quote Calculator Depot Locations Ayr Barcaldine Biloela Bowen Brisbane head office Brisbane magazines Bundaberg Cairns Capella Cardwell Charters Towers Clermont Cloncurry Dysart Emerald Gladstone Gold Coast Gympie Hervey Bay Hughenden Ingham Innisfail Kingaroy Longreach Mackay Maryborough Moranbah Mt Isa Proserpine Rockhampton Sunshine Coast Toowoomba Townsville

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  • Watermelons & Pumpkins - Followmont Transport
    Watermelons Pumpkins FAST FACTS Freight Watermelons pumpkins Route Emerald to Brisbane Sydney Melbourne Years with Followmont 7 Followmont stands by me when I need help and they re always reliable and professional Watermelon growers Mark and Trish Daunt relies on Followmont to load tonnes of fruit during frantic harvesting seasons Transporting 3 000 tonnes of watermelons and 400 tonnes of pumpkins out of Emerald each year is no mean feat You ll find farmer Mark Daunt s seedless watermelons and pumpkins in Australia s major supermarkets and independent stores across the country but to get them there he needs a transport provider that s flexible professional and competitive Mark who is also chairman of the Australian Melon Association explains Freight is a major part of our business During harvesting we pick up to 60 tonnes of fruit a day so we need to load out on a daily basis sometimes two or three times a day We don t have coldroom storage so we need very fast service to ensure the freshest consumer experience Mark switched to Followmont about eight years ago to keep his supply chain running smoothly I needed a provider who could keep the supply of trucks up he said It s about availability reliability attention to detail and remaining competitive I m on the phone to Followmont numerous times a day if we suddenly have an excess of fruit or there s a rain event they have the flexibility to change at a moment s notice Mark counts Followmont s contribution to his business as major saying he simply wouldn t exist without their trusted relationship We all know there are lots of ups and downs in farming like dealing with unexpected weather events Followmont stands by me when I need help and they re always

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  • Beating the clock on pharmacy deliveries - Followmont Transport
    2 30pm cutoff Thousands of pharmacies across Queensland and Northern NSW have logged their daily orders with Sigma s Brisbane distribution centre Its manager Nathan Roylance has precisely 24 hours to ensure that 10 000 cartons reach their destination And he has an area to cover that s more than seven times the size of Great Britain The time pressure is part of Sigma s obligation as a wholesaler under the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme to provide all Australians with access to medicines within 24 hours regardless of where they live The industry runs on tight margins so road transport is the only option The scale of this challenge becomes apparent when you consider that Sigma routinely delivers to Weipa which is 2 400 kilometres from the depot So it s not surprising that Sigma relies on a transport provider that specialises in servicing regional Queensland Followmont s superior network allows us to get where we need to be explains Nathan But it s not just about coverage Security is also a high priority given what we re transporting We need traceability of freight at all times real time scanning and the use of accredited agents Followmont is the only transport provider in rural Queensland that can support our needs Nathan credits compatible company values as a key part of this successful partnership Even though Followmont is a large company it s a family business and this shows with the level of personalised service we receive The people we talk to can make decisions and they ve been highly adaptable in finding solutions to unusual challenges One such challenge occurred in a regional area when a small transport provider of Sigma s went out of business one Friday Followmont stepped in to fill the gap By that afternoon Followmont had found

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  • Keeping Tyres4U on Track - Followmont Transport
    FACTS Freight Tyres Route Townsville to North and Western Queensland Years with Followmont 20 Followmont is dependable with a good support team which assists us at the front line of our business Tyres 4U s Townsville branch depends on Followmont to transport up to two semi trailers of tyres each day to dealers in North and Western Queensland Tyre wholesaler Tyres4U keeps tyres of all types turning supplying dealers across the country with tyres for lawnmowers cars earthmoving equipment and everything in between Their Townsville branch covers a vast geographic area of North and Western Queensland selling to tyre dealers in regional locations such as Longreach Rockhampton and the Whitsundays A Followmont customer for 20 years Tyres4U in Townsville loads out tyres twice daily Branch Clerk Tina Fitzgerald explains that dealers rely heavily on this service as most no longer keep tyres in stock Transport plays a big role in keeping our dealers satisfied she said Their customers need tyres as fast as possible so transport is a key link to keep everything running smoothly As a fully Australian owned business Tyres4U prefers to buy local where possible to support other Australian businesses In a transport provider we also look for a company that has widespread coverage delivers on what they promise is reliable competitive and provides strong customer service Tina said In Followmont s case it s proactive communication that helps Tyres4U provide highly responsive and professional service to dealers Followmont provides me with constant advice on the current state of deliveries Tina said If there s a problem like bad weather I know about it immediately and I can get on the front foot to make sure dealers manage their schedules and set customer expectations accordingly Followmont is dependable and has a good support team which really helps

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  • Community Initiatives - Followmont Transport
    Working at Followmont Benefits Positions Vacant Work Experience Contact Us Online Booking Quick Quote Tools Guides In many ways Followmont has become the lifeblood of regional Queensland Community Initiatives Supporting Regional Queensland s Sick Kids CQ Convoy is a fundraising committee formed in 2014 to support regional Queensland s sick children With Followmont s backing the committee will raise money for paediatric units in regional hospitals to purchase items not covered by the government The aim is to provide home comforts to make staying in hospital easier for children and families Transporting Toys to Indigenous Communities Earlier this year on behalf of the Redcliffe and District Woodcraft Society Followmont arranged the transport of children s toys to Indigenous communities across Queensland as far as Doomadgee The toys made are distributed to outlying regions for sick and underprivileged children This was all about doing our part to help the community and put a smile on these kids faces Followmont absorbed all costs involved in this process and to show appreciation the Woodcraft Society donated a beautifully sculpted timber gift to Followmont which is now displayed at Head Office Home Company Who We Service Values Executive Team Transport Industry Quality Safety Our

    Original URL path: http://www.followmont.com.au/community-news/community-initiatives/ (2016-02-10)
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  • News Archives - Followmont Transport
    purchase its 100th UD truck President and CEO of Volvo group Australia Peter Voorhoeve and Vice President of UD trucks John Mclean met and presented Mark Tobin with the keys to the new truck acknowledging the value of the relationship that is held with our Read more Followmont Donates to Aussie Helpers Followmont Transport officially presented the donated Prime mover to Aussie Helpers at a media event in Brisbane this morning Managing Director Mark Tobin handed the keys to the founder of Aussie Helpers Brian Egan in the presence of Deputy Premier Jackie Trad key Followmont Management and members of the media Aussie Helpers is a charitable Read more Rowan Luther Celebrating 21 years with Followmont After 2 decades with the company Rowan Luther is taking on a new challenge We caught up with him in his last week to ask him a few questions Click on the link below and have a read Read more Construction Progress The Followmont Directors are always reinvesting back into the business to support the foundation of Followmont and to ensure that we can continue to deliver the best possible service to QLD We keep things moving Cool facts about the construction 5000m² warehouse 40000m² of hardstand 8000m³ of concrete weighing over 40 million kilograms 4000m² workshop Read more Transporting for a great cause Last Friday Donna Derek from Moranbah Panel Works approached our Branch Manager Jeff Murphy to supply transport of 14 cages of freight that had been collected for the victims and families in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam The freight needed to be in Mackay before 7pm Friday to reach Brisbane and make the boat to Read more Followmont s Annual Business Awards Followmont hosted our first ever Annual Business Awards on Saturday 22nd November 2014 This event was to recognize the

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  • Schools - Followmont Transport
    Volumetric Charges Dangerous Goods Connote Guide Delivery Guide Pallet Policy Fuel Levy FreightSafe Warranty Forms Online Account Application Terms and Conditions Community and News Going The Extra Mile Customer Stories Watermelons Pumpkins Beating the clock on pharmacy deliveries Keeping Tyres4U on Track Community Initiatives News Schools Careers Working at Followmont Benefits Positions Vacant Work Experience Contact Us Online Booking Quick Quote Tools Guides We not only contribute to the everyday but also to the future of regional Queensland Schools We re passionate about helping youth in our local community and within our business Supporting Art at Ascot State School Followmont Transport was a proud sponsor of Ascot State School s 2014 FOVAD Art Evening With our head office located near the school we were pleased to support our local community in raising funds to enhance facilities and opportunities for the students Home Company Who We Service Values Executive Team Transport Industry Quality Safety Our Fleet Network Technology Sustainability Coverage Zone Map Quick Quote Calculator Depot Locations Ayr Barcaldine Biloela Bowen Brisbane head office Brisbane magazines Bundaberg Cairns Capella Cardwell Charters Towers Clermont Cloncurry Dysart Emerald Gladstone Gold Coast Gympie Hervey Bay Hughenden Ingham Innisfail Kingaroy Longreach Mackay Maryborough Moranbah Mt

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