Company Profile

An introduction to our Courier Services in Southern Highlands

Who are First Choice Couriers?

A lot of people in the Illawarra are not aware that First Choice Couriers have been operating for many years.. Established in 1998, First Choice Couriers have been known to many people as the supplier of freight services to Australian air Express (now part of the Startrack network) for the Illawarra region since 2002. In 2006 we took on the Australian air Express work in the Southern Highlands area. We are proud agents for two of the world’s leading transport providers, DHL Express and DHL Supply Chain. We are also agents one of Sydney’s fastest growing courier companies, Go Logistics and are the agents for Freight Specialists, Vellex and Border Express in the Wollongong & Southern Highlands area.

Our core business is operating as a 3PL provider and we also offer services to local businesses and one off accounts.

First Choice Couriers Van

How big is First Choice Couriers?

We have a fleet of 14 vans in the Illawarra region covering from Helensburgh in the north to Kiama in the south. We have 7 rigid trucks, including 3 tailgate rigids that deliver freight across the Illawarra region every day as well as assist with providing a linehaul service between Wollongong and Sydney. This linehaul service is backed up by a semi-trailer that can handle larger loads. In the Southern Highlands we have 5 vans and a 12 pallet tailgate rigid covering from Appin down to Goulburn. This is all backed up by a dedicated administration and management team.

Where is First Choice Couriers located?

Our Wollongong depot is located at 235 Nolan Street, Unanderra.
We also operate a depot in Braemar at 3/19 Drapers Road in the Southern Highlands.

What kind of service can I expect from First Choice Couriers?

First Choice Couriers can offer several levels of service such as:

  • Same Day Service Between Sydney and Wollongong

    Same day service between Sydney and Wollongong

    We can pick up from either Sydney or Wollongong in the morning and have it delivered that afternoon.

  • Express overnight service

    Express overnight service

    We can deliver parcels or pallets overnight to just about anywhere in Australia.

  • Pre-Paid Coupons

    Pre-Paid Coupons

    The cost effective way to send your freight.

  • Dedicated runs

    Dedicated runs

    We can supply your business with a dedicated vehicle and driver to deliver your freight locally or if required, into the Sydney, South Coast or Southern Highland regions.

  • Air Express

    Air Express

    1kg & 3kgs Express satchels are available at very competitive prices. We can also offer an air express service that can deliver same day to just about anywhere in Australia.


  • Direct Drive

    Deliveries that are time critical, offering guaranteed time frame.

How do I use First Choice Couriers?

For businesses there are two ways:

  1. For small businesses, we can offer Pre Paid Coupons. Once you have a delivery ready to go, you just need to place a coupon on the freight along with the delivery address details. You then book a pick-up with the depot and we will then send one of our friendly drivers around to your premises to collect your parcel.Read more
  2. For businesses that send freight on a daily basis, we can offer competitive rates based on the volume and type of freight you send. We will provide an online dispatch system that will enable you to see how much each delivery is going to cost you as you enter the details into our system. The system will then enable you to print the consignment note for each delivery. You then just book a pick up online and we will send one of our friendly drivers around to collect your freight.Read more

For non-businesses, you have two options:

  1. You can use our casual account service.Read more
  2. You can purchase Pre Paid Coupons.Read more

Also as a Startrack supplier, we are a Regulated Air Cargo Agent.