Bill and Beverly Gibson founded Gibson Freight in 1978, initially operating as a customs broker and international freight forwarder from a 50sq metre office in Sydney’s shipping district.
Gibson Freight rapidly grew into a trucking company and then into the successful logistics company that it is today.
1978 Gibson Freight founded
1985 Wins official Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix customs and freight handling contract which it still holds to this day
1986 Melbourne facility opened
1991 First Fiji facility opened
1998 The first Gibson Freight 747 freighter aircraft through Melbourne’s Avalon Airport
2003 Australian Touring Services (ATS), a specialist entertainment logistics company created, with Gibson Freight owning 30%
2006 Brisbane facility opened
2008 Hong Kong/China service established through Cargo Services Far East Ltd joint venture – Gibson Cargo Services
2015 American Worldwide Agencies established providing wholesale airfreight and sea freight consolidations
2016 General Cargo Vessel Chartering added to portfolio of services