Maurice James, Managing Director
488 George Street
'The Freight and Logistics Challenge'
Qube is Australia's largest integrated provider of import and export logistics services with national operations that provide a broad range of services.
The Ports & Bulk division has diversified operations from Port Hedland in the west, where they stockpile and load iron ore for export markets, through to Port Kembla in the east where they handle motor vehicles, heavy machinery and project cargoes.
The Logistics division has strategically located facilities in all capital city ports and provides road and rail container transport, customs and quarantine services, container parks, intermodal terminals, warehousing and international freight forwarding.
Since listing in 2007 the company has undergone significant growth and joined the ASX S&P 200 index in September 2011.
Maurice has over 30 years’ extensive experience in engineering, ports and logistics industries.
His early career was spent at the Port of Melbourne Corporation commencing in 1979 as an engineer and subsequently moving through various roles to his last position which was that of Manager Commercial Operations.
Maurice joined Patrick Corporation in 1994 and was an integral part of the executive team until the Toll acquisition of Patrick in 2006. His last position at Patrick was that of Executive Director Ports which included responsibility for Patrick’s container terminal and port logistics businesses together with being one of two executives on the Board of Patrick.
From 2007 Maurice has had various roles in the Qube-related group of companies and upon corporatisation of Qube on 1st September 2011 became Managing Director.
Maurice is also a Non-Executive Director of the Coates Group Pty Ltd.