With over 30 years’ experience, Kalari is Australia’s most innovative and prominent specialist bulk logistics provider to the mining and resources sector and other selected industries.

Kalari offers customised, best-fit, contracted solutions for high-volume logistics challenges to many of Australia’s leading corporations – with particular emphasis on safety, compliance assurance, people and leadership, operational excellence, customer engagement and sustainability. Its services cover a vast geographical area servicing more than 100 mining and industrial sites across Australia.

The company’s continually expanding fleet and equipment comprises a large national fleet of prime movers and trailers in various configurations, including multi-combination high-productivity vehicles. The size and scalability of this specialised fleet allows for variable demand support in high-volume specialised transport tasks, further supporting contract-specific equipment.

Swire Industrial Services

Swire Industrial Services was formed to manage and expand the waste handling and steel processing services formerly operated by Transwest Haulage Holdings Pty Ltd. The company operates a specialised ‘coolant’ production facility and crushing and recycling plant at Bluescope’s Port Kembla Steelworks. The company’s operations have been managed by Alex Fraser since 2012.

Fast Fact


Melbourne, July 1855
Young Liverpool merchant John Samuel Swire establishes Swire Bros. in Melbourne, a modest import-export operation and the start of Swire in Australia.

Servicing over 100 sites nationwide, Kalari is Australia’s market leader in specialised bulk logistics services.