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North Quay Truck Survey 2017

This 16th annual survey of container truck volumes and loading at Fremantle Inner Harbour has monitored container truck numbers, contribution to overall traffic volumes, axle configuration, loading (number of containers and size) and lifting capacity. The data was collected for 24 hours a day over a two-week period in August 2017.

North Quay Truck Survey 2017 (PDF 1.0MB)


Port Community System (PCS) Summary 2015

Fremantle Ports, with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA), has been leading a series of initiatives to inform the container supply chain of and promote a Port Community System (PCS).  The following brochure, compiled with CCIWA, provides concise insights into the issues faced in Australia and suggests advantages and possibilities for a PCS.

Port Community System (PCS) Summary - Concise Overview - November 2014, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (Inc.) (PDF 1.0MB)


Truck Productivity Study 2014

The Truck Productivity Study is an important piece of work aimed at developing an agreed approach with the industry to improving road transport efficiency, and was undertaken by Fremantle Ports with the Freight Logistics Council of WA and the Western Australian Port Operations Taskforce. The study involved detailed data analysis to investigate the current industry structure, case study interviews with carriers, industry workshops and a transport operator survey to gather both qualitative and quantitative data on current operating patterns and factors influencing productivity and efficiency. Industry participation and involvement in this process was high. For more information related to the Truck Productivity Study, please contact Sophie Gillespie (

Fremantle Ports Truck Productivity Study (PDF 4.2MB)

TPS Monthly Bulletin 1 - Stack Efficiency Options - April 2015 (PDF 0.9MB)


Container Movement Study 2012

This study looked at the landside logistics of container movement, that is, where imported containers go, where exported containers come from, how they are transported to and from the port, and how they are handled. The work was undertaken by Fremantle Ports, with assistance from the WA Department of Transport, Main Roads WA and the Freight and Logistics Council of Western Australia. The study provides information on the transport, storage and distribution of full import and export containers as well as the movement of empty containers.

Fremantle Port Container Movement Study 2012 brochure (PDF 2.4MB)

Fremantle Port Container Movement Study 2012 - full version (PDF 3.1MB)