Fast, Timely Refrigerated Transport Across Australia

Minus 1 is a national refrigerated logistics company offering a unique service. Need to deliver dry, chilled or frozen goods across the country? We’ll get the job done quickly and efficiently.

With more than 30 years’ experience in transport and a fleet of over 150 vehicles, Minus 1 is owned by passionate industry advocate Dominic Barba, with operations headed up by son Billy Barba and administration managed by daughter Dominique Barba.

With our original headquarters based in Dandenong, Melbourne, there’s nowhere that our trucks won’t go – servicing country Victoria, metro Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Tasmania and everywhere in-between.


Transporting dry, chilled (-1 to 4 degrees) and frozen (-25 degrees) goods, Minus 1 provide a dynamic and trusted service with product quality at the forefront of everything they do.


With over 35 vehicles servicing country and metro Melbourne on any given day, Minus 1 will connect your product and business with the rest of Victoria.


With the latest tablet technology and GPS tracking, each truck and piece of freight is monitored along its journey to ensure its integrity and timeliness.

Providing Refrigerated Logistics & Shipping

When it comes to refrigerated transport, time is of the essence. We are committed to providing you with an efficient, timely service to ensure your dry, chilled or frozen goods reach their destination quickly so they remain fresh and ready to use.

A family business built on trust, integrity and flexibility, we are your trusted transport and supply-chain partner. We understand the importance of flexibility when it comes to getting your perishable goods to where they need to go. We work with businesses of all shapes and sizes, across a range of consignments.

Quality control is of the utmost importance to us – so you’re in good hands, and can trust our team to look after your product. We also offer cold storage with our warehouse facilities across a range of locations nationwide. You can be sure that we are committed to following all relevant protocols to keep your goods fresh.

Our team is here to assist you with regular bookings, same-day deliveries and ad-hoc requests. No request is too big for us to handle. If it’s possible, we can make it happen. All you need to do is ask.


    To ensure customer efficiency with 24-hour truck service support.


    Made up of vans, rigids, twin-steer rigids, refigerated semi and B-double pans, refrigerated taughtliners, and flatops and dropdeck trailers.


    Monitoring driver fatigue and business compliance.


    Capable of providing temperature downloads and history.

Australia-wide transport service

We deliver dry-chilled, frozen and pharmaceutical goods both locally and interstate – so no matter where you need to go, we’ll help you to get your product there.

Our team deals with consignments of all sizes – delivering shipments big and small right across the country. Our fleet of vehicles is well equipped to handle this – available in a diverse variety of sizes, from refrigerated courier vans to small access rigids and tailgate rigids.  Discuss your delivery requirements with our expert team – we are always on hand to answer your enquiries and tailor just the right solution for your business needs.

Get in touch with us at Minus 1 to get a quote and arrange a delivery today on (03) 9792 9011.