AWH is co-owned by the international stevedore and global logistics company DP World Australia and Australia’s leading agri-business company Landmark.
AWH operates as a fully independent logistics and agri-business specialist, working to optimise your supply chain, improve overall costs, reduce the length of product ownership by handling your cargo with more efficiently and the care it deserves.
Originating in Geelong, with a heritage tracing back over 170 years, the business has been known as Australian Wool Handlers (AWH) since 1998. AWH has grown to become the largest independent logistics services provider to the Australian wool and cotton industries. Handling over 1 million bales of wool annually, with a 54% national market share, we also own and operate the 3 national wool selling centers. AWH is by a considerable margin the world’s largest wool logistics company. AWH also handles more than 1 million bales of cotton annually and utilises the skills of our specialist freight forwarding subsidiary, AWH Global, to manage the import/export coordination of over 450 million kgs of wool and cotton fibre annually, making us a key player in the national export economy.
Providing a broad array of general logistics services to the agri-business, construction, renewable energy and retail/wholesale industry sectors, AWH’s operations and storage centres are AQIS and customs certified and located in all major Australian port cities, as well as in several strategic rural locations. At these locations across the country, AWH operates first-rate facilities controlling more than 720,000m2 of warehouse and 150,000m2 of hardstand. We work in conjunction with global freight networks to deliver a total end-to-end supply chain solution both domestically and internationally.
With over 370 employees Australia wide forming a team of industry professionals dedicated to meeting its client’s specific needs, AWH has a business philosophy based on developing long-term partnerships with customers. By working with AWH you can expect service that is reliable and responsive to changing conditions, clear communication that is consistent and timely, flexible IT solutions and peace of mind that safety and compliance is our priority.