Trading since 1997 as Grant Carroll and established (incorporated as Carroll International Pty Ltd, ABN: 51099 760880) in 2002 by Grant Carroll, who was born in Invercargill, Southland, NZ, and raised by his Croation mother Rose and Kiwi father Ross, (founders and formerly proprietors of “The Ghost Inn” Coolgardie) in Coolgardie and Perth, Western Australia. Grant’s career started as a young boy, (17 years old), in Perth, in the very early 80’s, working for an air freight division of what was then transport giant Mayne Nickless (a publicly listed company), Grant’s duties included sweeping the warehouse floor, working the two way radio, manifesting the north West Australian cargo for nightly uplift, compiling, faxing and telexing (back in the 80’s!) nightly volumes and units, manifesting and classifying dangerous goods by air freight, searching for late and missing freight, loading trucks, loading aircraft holds, lodging nightly air cargo at the airport and running urgent freight “HOT SHOTS” to remote north west Australian mine sites and drilling rigs.At 19 years of age, Grant was transferred to Sydney and was based at the Mayne Nickless North Shore branch, where he worked as a transportation salesman and operations assistant to the North Shore Operations Manager (Grant was the youngest transportation salesman employed by the Mayne Nickless Group). During his time with Mayne Nickless Grant transferred to Brisbane Queensland, working under some very well known and respected Senior Mayne Nickless Transportation executives including: Rob Sadlier, Russell Waddy, Bill Stubbs, and one of his favorite bosses and close friend, Mayne Nickless Queensland Operations Manager Jamie Masters, (sadly, Jamie has passed away) Grant resigned from Mayne Nickless, to join the TNT Group, at 22 years of age.
Grant was 22 years old when he joined TNT, as Queensland Air Freight Manager, at 22 years of age, Grant was the TNT Group’s youngest manager nationally. While with TNT, Grant worked very hard. Grant spent 4-5 years with TNT, holding different positions. After leaving TNT Grant spent 6 years working for himself running various transportation businesses (some successful, some not so).
In later years Grant had the good fortune of working with Peter Macor. Peter is a well known and respected (Sagelike) Australian Transportation Entrepreneur. (Peter founded and was the Managing Director of Skyroad Express). At one time Skyroad Express was one of Australia’s largest transportation companies.
Grant has 35 years transportation experience, as at 2016, originally trading (since 2002) as Carroll International Pty Ltd.
PLEASE NOTE: For sales marketing purposes it was decided in early 2012 to change the trading name to CargoMaster (ABN: 92158887435 and ACN: 158887435) Carroll International Pty Ltd is still (as at 2018) a registered Australian private company.
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