Tony Bates

Founder and Managing Director

AFS Logistics, formerly Alternative Freight Solutions (AFS) was founded by Tony in 1995. As Founder and Chairman, Tony is focused on setting the company’s direction and ensuring the business stays true to its vision to be a logistics business that leads the way in the provision of intelligent transport and supply chain solutions, while delivering an unrivalled customer experience. 

He has more than 33 years of industry experience across companies including Ansett Freight Express, Toll IPEC and AFS Logistics. 

Under Tony’s leadership, AFS Logistics has grown exponentially into the Freight Management & Logistics Technology Company it is today, with continual investment in facilities, people and software – including AFS Logistics’ newest innovation, MOVEiT. 

Tony has a genuine passion for offering customers a level of experience that goes beyond industry norms and attributes the success of AFS Logistics to the customer centric nature of its people & operations.

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