Metro Express has one of the largest fleets of on-demand crane trucks in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
As the founder of Metro Express, Martin has worked to build the company from the ground up. He had the vision early on to employ the best and build a motivated team with a can-do attitude.
Vashti has been with Metro Express for many years and is the person every business wants on their finance team. Excellent with customers, loyal to the suppliers and a positive pro-active employee.
Richard is Fundamental in bringing a modern business together. His technical knowledge allows a national firm such as Metro Express to seamlessly operate across the whole country.
Camille is one of the longest serving Metro Express employees. As a result he not only excels as a branch manager, he helps shape the vision of the future for Metro Express. He too leaves nothing to chance.
Working from our Brisbane office, Russell is head of operations. His logistics experience has helped guide a team to become renowned for offering flexibility and outstanding service. He leaves nothing to chance.
John heads up our Adelaide branch. His passion and experience has enabled him to motivate his team. He leads by example showing that at Metro Express we are always adapting to change.
Metro Express enter a new phase with a refreshed brand image and new website.12 May 2015
With our team of support and co-ordination personals, Metro Express is proud to boast one of the safest most trained fleet of drivers in the industry as well as a new health and wellbeing for our staff.06 Apr 2015
Flooding devastates the Brisbane office. A long road of recovery was met with more flooding soon after. With a united team, Metro Express pulled through and remained committed to deliveries working from home and temporary offices.11 Jan 2011
In 2010 Metro Express celebrated 15 years service with 3 clients, who are still part of the business today. It is that mutual loyalty that has allowed Metro Express to continually evolve the services that are offered.01 Jan 2011
In 2002 Melbourne branch launched as the demand for services grew further South, so the natural next step was Adelaide that opened shortly after.26 May 2002
Sydney branch launched towards the end of 1994, catering for the busy coast trading route. This allowed Metro Express to offer a more complete end-to-end service.01 Jan 2002
Metro Express was now a small team becoming known for flexibility and service. As the demand increased, so the need to expand was clear.11 Mar 1990
Using an old kitchen table in the corner of a rented warehouse, Martin Overman launched Metro Express in 1988, 3 days before his first child was born on one of the coldest winters on record.02 Jan 1988
When you think about the outback roads, there is not too much traffic to contend with. However, some of them can be brutal, so regular checks to ensure the load is safe is key. Metro Express were tasked with moving all the mining equipment manufactured in Sydney, through the busy streets all the way out to the Bigryli mine near Alice springs. Most of the roads are plain sailing once out of the populated areas, but the key is not to become too relaxed, especially on the final roads running up to the mine. With over 14,000 tonnes of equipment delivered over a 12 month period, this project took real expertise.
When we were contacted by an agent working on behalf of an anonymous British millionaire to move one of his boats from a specialist boat builder to a luxury harbour in Sydney, we jumped at the chance. Ensuring the route was ready for our delivery and co-ordinating local authorities and the harbour regarding logistics was key to a successful delivery. We were asked to take photos throughout the journey for the owner who, we were told, was very impressed by the precautions we had taken and would recommend us to his friends! Our team were hoping for an invite on to the boat for the day, maybe next time.
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