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Austal awards five-year logistics contract

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Australian shipbuilder Austal has awarded a five-year contract to one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers, C.H. Robinson, for freight forwarding and customs clearance services.

The contract marks the global firm's first defence industry contract since its entry into the Australian market, which followed the acquisition of APC Logistics in 2016.

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Under the contract, C.H. Robinson has said it will support Austal's logistics and supply chain needs by matching the company with dedicated local experts in Adelaide and Perth, and further comprehensive expertise in Oman, the Netherlands, Germany and the Philippines.

"Having recently expanded C.H. Robinson’s offering in Australia, we are delighted to announce our contract with Austal," said Andrew Coldrey, vice president of C.H. Robinson.

"It is a testament to our professional and passionate employees, deep industry expertise, innovative technology solutions and global network. Austal is an iconic Australian company with customers around the world and we look forward to supporting their continued growth and success."

Austal has confirmed C.H. Robinson's services will be used across both its defence and commercial operations.

"We are pleased to be working with C.H. Robinson, which will provide logistics services to our operations across Australia and internationally (excluding the United States)," said Penelope Patterson, head of supply chain at Austal.

"Our work together will support both defence and commercial projects."

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