Natures Cargo is a broad line Food Service distribution business carrying over 5000 lines.  We carry a full range of Food Service needs, including:

  • Frozen
  • Refrigerator
  • Fresh
  • Dry goods
  • Packaging
  • Cleaning

We also specialise in order in products such as Fresh Meats, Fresh Fish, Fresh Chicken,  Small Goods and Freshly Baked Cakes. These products are produced on demand and delivered to your site within 24 hours, ensuring they arrive to your business in premium condition.

Through stocking products from over 300 trade suppliers, we carry almost every line required in Food Service. If there is a product you require that we don’t stock we will get it in for you as soon as possible. We offer a genuine one stop solution.

Our Sales Team live and work out of the communities they service.  They are highly trained Food Service people who are experienced in the needs of the industry, often chefs by trade.

We cover Victoria from the South Australian border to Cann River in East Gippsland.

Distribution centres are in Ballarat and Traralgon, both are HACCAP accredited with unbroken Cool Chains, ensuring all products are handled in their correct temperature range.  Our distribution fleet is modern triple temperature zone vehicles with separate frozen, chilled and dry compartments.

Our IT is industry best standard with our Sales Team equipped with Hand Held ordering devices that are permanently online.  We have a modern Telesales room, online ordering, fax and answering machine facilities.  Our Telesales room is open from 8.00am until midnight Monday to Thursday and until 6.00pm on Friday.  8.00am to 12.00pm Saturday and 3.00pm until 8.00pm Sunday.

Our new App “Natures2U” makes “Food Service Easy” and is available free from Apple and Google and can be used on all Smart Devices.  This amazing technology allows you to stay on line 24/7 having access to your own pantry list as well as our full range.  Simply push send when you are ready and we do the rest.

We have a very strong commitment to sourcing locally, followed by Australian then from New Zealand before buying from overseas.

We are strongly focused on Environmental Sustainability.  Our distribution fleet run Eutectic refrigeration and freezer units, eliminating the need to use diesel or petrol while in transit.  Our new Ballarat Warehouse collects all of its water requirements, is double glazed with sensor lighting.  Everything that can be is recycled.

We have recently installed solar panels on our Ballarat site that produce 20% of our energy requirements.

With a strong commitment to the personal growth of our staff, we have an equally strong commitment to” customer service”, believing it is the singularly the most important factor in maintaining good customer relationships.

For over thirty five years Natures Cargo has continually grown to today be one of the largest privately owned regional Food Service distribution companies in Australia.  We are proud of our success’s to date and continue to work hard at our business.

Yours Sincerely,

Graham Wilkie
Managing Director

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