Government & Defence

The highest standards must be met to deliver in the national interest.

Linfox provides logistics solutions for all levels of Government and the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Our specialist team delivers a wide range of services, from traditional warehouse and distribution support to bespoke solutions such as sensitive items transportation, over-weight over-dimensional loads and customised storage solutions.

Government logistics

  • 7

    Warehouse supersites
  • 1.5M

    SKUs handled annually
  • 600


We are the largest provider of warehouse and distribution services to the ADF, operating the Defence national warehousing network, delivering distribution services for sustainment and training operations and developing and deploying an electronic warehouse management system to manage over 60 million line items. We provide stock management and distribution of ADF inventory from general stores to weapons and armoured vehicles and undertake equipment disposals, specialist equipment fleet management and logistics training for selected Defence personnel.

The services we provide include:

  • a full range of functional warehouse management services across 19 sites
  • a range of value adding ad-hoc services required by the ADF in support of its internal supply chain
  • distribution services within the Linfox warehouse network and between external parties and suppliers
  • transportation of major equipment, such as armoured vehicles, between remote military exercise areas
  • development and implementation of an electronic warehouse management system, developed specifically for the ADF.

Inventory security is paramount in the provision of logistics solutions to the Defence industry. Given the high financial and reputational value of Defence inventory, our specialist Government and Defence team provide the highest levels of inventory husbandry, layered with mandated security protocols.

Our specialist Government and Defence team operate from 19 sites across Australia, including all capital cities and other regional areas.


Fast Facts:

  • The integrated workforce of Defence and Linfox employees have implemented the largest logistics migration project in Australian history, including the consolidation of 35 warehouses into seven major warehouse locations.
  • As the prime contractor for the Defence Logistics Transformation Program, Linfox delivered the project on time and under budget.
  • Our Government and Defence team now operates from within 19 military sites domestically. Our workforce exceeds 600 personnel and includes more than 100 women.
  • The maintenance of more than 500 Army vehicles in a “battle ready condition” will see Linfox employees driving more than 250,000 kms each year, washing more than 5,000 windshields and checking for correct air pressure on more than 4000 tyres.
  • Linfox despatches more than 6,000 consignments of freight each week, ranging from as small as an O-Ring to as large as an F-18 Hornet engine. A comprehensive set of service KPIs presides over each transaction.

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