ALLIED Seafreight in Melbourne has announced it has secured a 10-year lease at 27-43 Toll Drive, Altona North.

“We will transition to our new facility from January 2021, which will consolidate our sites at Doherty Road and William Angliss Drive,” said managing director Janice O’Connor.

“Our new site is 4.88 hectares, with 16,559 sqm of warehouse, extensive hard stand areas and modern corporate offices,” she said.

“Our lease agreement also includes $3.5M of capital works allowing us to purpose-build for our clients’ requirements, including 5,000 sqm 100T container hardstand and a super-size awning for the safe and efficient movement of freight.”

Ms O’Connor said Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry accreditations for their new site were already underway including import unpack and inspections, export inspections, dairy and BMSB fumigation approvals.

“We will keep you updated on the progress of our very exciting move,” Ms O’Connor said.