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Future Freight Networks : Yearbook 2013
30 COMPANY PROFILE As Australia's only combined rail freight and port operator, Asciano brings together Paci c National's rail operations and Patrick's ports and stevedoring businesses to form the backbone of Australia's global trade, with exposure to the retail, mining, shipping, industrial, steel, automotive and general cargo sectors. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, Asciano handles and hauls the millions of tonnes of raw resources, retail goods, manufacturing products, and construction and other materials that keep Australia's economy, businesses and households running. 'Our vision is to be "Australia's leading provider of critical logistics services within essential infrastructure- based supply chains", and with our national network of ports and rail operations, we play a key role in helping to keep the Australian economy running,' says John Mullen, Managing Director and Chief Executive Of cer. With over 8000 skilled and motivated employees and a diverse customer mix, Asciano holds leading positions in each of its markets, operating the assets that are essential to Australia's future through its ve major divisions -- Paci c National Coal, Paci c National Rail, Patrick Terminals and Logistics, Patrick Ports and Stevedoring and Patrick Autocare. Paci c National Coal Paci c National Coal is one of Australia's largest coal haulage operators, providing rail-haulage services for the export and domestic coal markets in New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. Paci c National Coal is a vital link in the nation's coal supply chain, facilitating the delivery of export coking coal for steelmaking, as well as thermal coal delivered to the seaborne export market and the domestic market for power generation. As the largest coal haulage operator in New South Wales, and the fastest- growing operator in Queensland, Paci c National Coal is contracted to haul more than 176 million tonnes per annum to FY14, operating a eet of more than 5880 coal wagons and 246 locomotives across Australia. The introduction of new rolling stock and the construction of new train support facilities in Greta, New South Wales, and Nebo, Queensland, will enable the business to grow and continue to improve customer solutions. The $110 million Greta facility maintains provisions for up to 20 train consists per day, while the $180 million ve- kilometre-long facility in Nebo includes some of the most innovative design and maintenance equipment and techniques seen in the rail industry today. Paci c National Rail Paci c National Rail is Australia's largest intermodal rail provider and a major provider of bulk haulage rail services. Through its intermodal operations, the business transports millions of tonnes of containerised freight across Australia via rail each day, including retail and refrigerated goods, cars, steel, manufacturing and construction products, and more. Paci c National Rail is the market leader in intermodal freight, operating 180 services per week across mainland Australia and, through its bulk operations, has proven experience At Asciano, we're proud of the role we play in securing Australia's future