Our Story

Our History

Autocare was founded in 1961 and acquired by Patrick in 1996. Autocare Services is now part of LINX Cargo Care Group, which was formed following the separation from Patrick and the ASX-listed Asciano group of companies in 2016.

Autocare's company history
Autocare’s company history (Click to enlarge)

A formidable network of ports and logistics expertise

LINX Cargo Care Group Structure
LINX Cargo Care Group Structure (Click to enlarge)

Owned by global alternative asset manager Brookfield and its investment partners, LINX Cargo Care Group offers a formidable network of ports and logistics expertise, with strategically positioned assets throughout Australia and New Zealand.

LINX Cargo Care Group – comprising Autocare, LINX, C3 and Geelong Port – brings together the capabilities of four market-leading operations built on over 115 years of ports and logistics experience. Together, the group’s four businesses employ more than 3,800 people across Australia and New Zealand.

Our customers represent a diverse range of industries, from oil and gas, agriculture, aluminium and automotive to marine, mining and resources, food and beverage and forestry.