Northern Territory Freight Services has been linking suppliers with customers in the Northern Territory for 40 years. 

K&S acquired the operations of NTFS from the Scott Group of Companies in February 2015. NTFS is one of the largest freight forwarders using the Adelaide to Darwin rail link. Together with a fleet of road trains and an efficient, reliable rail service, NTFS completes a long-held vision of K&S’ to offer our clients a truly national depot and infrastructure coverage.

NTFS provides a wide range of comprehensive linehaul and logistical support services, catering for dry, chilled and frozen goods. Warehousing and distribution services are amongst our suite of services, which NTFS provides as a complete supply chain solution services for our customers.

NTFS Customers include Coles, Kmart, Metcash/IGA, Biada, Parmalat, Goodman Fielder, Bluescope and Goodyear/Dunlop.

NTFS and the broader K&S Group can provide a daily service between Adelaide and Darwin, with pick up from and delivery to, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Kununurra, Port Headland and Broome.  We can provide quotes for carton and palletised general freight, or full loads as required by the customer.

We offer our customers a complete transport service including:

  • Refrigerated Vans
  • Refrigerated Containers
  • Dry Vans and Containers
  • Conventional Trailers
  • Local Transport
  • Drop Deck Trailers
  • Rail Flat Tops
  • Tankers
  • Skeletal Trailers

Storage and Distribution

From Adelaide – South Australia, Northern Territory Freight Services (NTFS) provide unique and extensive road, rail, refrigerated, and general freight services with connecting links to all Australian Capital Cities.

The familiar road trains are a welcome site to all Territorians providing essential day-to-day necessities, and providing the most regular road services from Alice Springs, catering to all regions and towns up and down “The Track”.
With terminal facilities available in Alice Springs, Darwin, Tennant Creek, and Katherine, and a return freight service to the Southern markets for the “Top End” rural and primary producers at the Ord River – Western Australia, and fishing industries, NTFS provides your total transport solution.