History

2017
ISO Certification:
ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Certification, AS/NZS 4801 Occupational Health and Safety Certification, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System Certification
 
2013
Celebrate 20th Anniversary with customers and staff- St Kilda (12th March).
Rail facility officially opened by Mr. Andrew Lezala, CEO, Metro Trains Melbourne.
Obtained Certification to ISO9001.
20 Year Anniversary of Southern States Group
2012
20th December, Thermo King Rail Australia facility building complete.
Revise company Logo from ‘Southern States Thermo King’ to ‘Southern States Group’.
Opening of the new TK Rail Australia Warehouse
2011
Rebrand Rail division to ‘Thermo King Rail Australia’ – National Dealership.
Complete final plans for new Rail Warehouse.
Thermo King Rail Australia Warehouse & Test Cell
2010
Employ over 50 employees. Celebrate 10 years as Anteo Dealer.
Anteo Tail Lifts
2009
Employ own In-House Lawyer and open Human Resources Department.
 
2008
Update company logo.
Southern States Group rebranding
2007
Sell Sunshine facility.
 
2007
Move into new facility at Burns Road, Altona.
Southern States Group Head Office - Altona
2006
Finalise plans for a new facility and start building.
 
2005
Purchase land at corner of Burns Road and Kororoit Creek Road, Laverton with plans to build a new facility in April 2007.
 
2003
Celebrate 10th year Anniversary.
 
2002
Thermo King Certi-Tech- Level 1 : Seven technicians qualify.
 
2000
Sell over 40 lifts in 1st year.
 
1999
Awarded Anteo Dealer for Victoria and Tasmania.
Anteo - A World Class Company
1998
Move to new purpose built SSTK facility opened by Sean Kinsella - President Thermo King Corporation.
 
1995
Purchase land corner Fairbairn Road and Spencer Street in Sunshine for proposed Thermo King facility.
 
1993
Southern States Group opened for business on the 6th September 1993.
 
TK Rail Service Division

"My relationship with Southern States Group goes back many years and I can honestly say that the Southern States team have been supportive, responsive and competitive in all of our dealings. I have no hesitation in recommending them to my colleagues".

Craig Phillips,
Superior Food Services

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