Expandable fencing from The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) is
helping secure bonded warehouse facilities in Australia, resulting in a sharp
rise in demand for the barriers.
A bonded warehouse is typically a secured warehouse facility closely
supervised by Australian customs authorities, and designed to store dutiable
imported goods pending their re-export, release or assessment for payment of
duties and taxes. Businesses use these facilities for the flexibility to have
imported shipments moved quickly from the wharf for short-term storage, unpacking
and deconsolidation, thereby avoiding the high storage charges otherwise
applicable if the shipments were to remain indefinitely at the arrival port or
Additionally, they know their goods will remain safe and secure, since
the warehouse licence holder is responsible for the safe custody of these goods
to the satisfaction of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Bonded warehouse facilities generally have security personnel monitoring
the premises 24 hours a day, supported by CCTV cameras and strict inventory
control systems. ATDC’s expandable barriers are also highly in demand to secure the loading dock entry points at
the warehouse as well as the perimeter of the facility.
The trackless design of the expandable fencing does not interfere with
the controlled movement of freight trucks or forklifts into and out of the
Key features of the freestanding expandable fencing include standard
heights of 2020mm or 2520mm; high tensile steel sections with multi-point
locking options for formidable strength; heavy duty 75mm non-marking rubber
wheels for smooth operation; and safety tested under the relevant OH&S
legislation and the Australian Standards for Temporary Fencing and Hoarding. The
barriers have also undergone additional compliance testing to meet the relevant
deeming provisions of the BCA
for emergency egress where required.
ATDC’s expandable fencing is available for outright purchase or for hire on a short or long
ATDC’s product range is available in both steel and aluminium
The expandable fencing is sold in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide,
Perth and Canberra as well as in all regional areas across the country
including Newcastle, Geelong, Sunshine Coast, Darwin, Hobart and Townsville. The
fencing is also exported throughout South East Asia, the Asia Pacific and the
Contact ATDC toll free from anywhere in Australia on 1800 657 435.