Carways Through Time
The History of Carways
The company started on a small block of land next to the family homestead in Hall, ACT. The company started with two trucks servicing local dealerships between Canberra and Sydney. Throughout the 80’s and 90’s Carways continued to evolve and the demand for motor vehicle transportation grew. Our fleet and equipment increased with demand, which opened opportunities to include daily services between Sydney and Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga and the Cooma-Monaro regions. With this progression it was fundamental to establish depots in both Melbourne, Victoria and Sydney, New South Wales. The depots proved to be successful and local trucks were then introduced to facilitate local pick up and deliveries of vehicles.
With established depots now in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney, Carways was expanding and growing with the times, this saw Scott Brown, Bevis’s son, transition from a company driver, into the operations field and progress on to a company director. Scott had the advantage of being mentored by his father and late Uncle Harvey through every stage of these important mile stones, they both instilled invaluable industry knowledge and shared their career experiences with him. Scott utilises this guidance and his own passion for car carrying in making invaluable decisions within the company.
Moving through the years Carways continued to prosper and in September 2000 expanded our foundations to include a depot in Lismore, NSW. This enabled a more frequent service to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Northern Rivers, Newcastle and Sydney. With the increased volume of freight between Sydney, Lismore and Brisbane more resources were required to facilitate local pickup and deliveries in the Sydney Metropolitan area. The Sydney local fleet was increased to seven trucks to fulfil the service demand.
Strength by strength Carways has continued to grow and 2011 proved to be another very busy year. In March, we moved into our new larger Melbourne depot in Jessica Way, Truganina. The increased depot size and secured storage facilities enabled us to expand our areas of coverage in Victoria and South Australia. We now offer a more reliable, efficient and regular service between Melbourne and Adelaide. Another advancement for Carways in our Lismore division was an opportunity in October 2011 to acquire further valuable staff, equipment and resources to increase our presence, service and coverage area throughout Southern Queensland, Northern New South Wales and the Lismore area.
Carways continues to grow and have proved we are the leading family owned, independently operated motor vehicle transportation company. We are dedicated to providing reliable and efficient transport solutions throughout the East Coast of Australia.