RESPECTED Sydney freight industry figure William (Bill) Allport has passed away from cancer, aged 77.
One person who contacted Daily Cargo News said “there wouldn’t be a person in the shipping (container) side of freight in Sydney who had a bad word to say about Bill”.
Bill was for more than twenty years group national transport manager of Manildra Group starting in August 1994 and retiring in December 2014.
A service is to be held on Friday 7 September starting 10am at the North Chapel, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden Valley Way, Leppington.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers a donation to the Cancer Council or Dementia Australia.
More details to come.