A NEW BP Truckstop at Dandenong in east Melbourne has begun operations.
The site, at the corner of Greens and Hammond Rds, provides great access for commercial customers to both Eastlink and Monash freeways in the heart of busy and growing industrial hub of Dandenong precinct.
BP, one of the largest suppliers of fuel to Australia, has been investing steadily to improve reliability and add capacity across its retail networks.
The new facility, built and completed ahead of the schedule at a cost of $10 million, will provide an unmatched level of service and welcome truckers with wide and convenient refuelling positions, high-flow pumps and extensive parking.
Truckstops are extremely important to drivers, offering them somewhere to rest and take their fatigue breaks mid-journey. BP Dandenong provides an unmatched level of service with wide and convenient refuelling positions, weighbridge and extensive parking. AdBlue is also available at the pump at the Dandenong site.
Welcoming the development is BP Australia's vice president of wholesale, reseller and retail, Mike McGuinness.
"We now have 40 dedicated Truckstops and key diesel sites in our network," he said.
"These facilities are on major trunk roads and are designed specifically with truck drivers' needs in mind. They offer access to the best rest, refuelling and restaurant facilities on the road.
"No matter where you are in Australia, BP offers a consistent Truckstop offer and our sites are located where we can support the road transport industry.
"Being in the right location makes it efficient for drivers to refuel and keep moving."
BP Australia is engaged in the exploration for and production of oil, natural gas and liquefied natural gas and the refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum and lubricant products. BP is the largest supplier of fuel to Australia's industrial sector via its two refineries and a national network of terminals and depots. The company also has a network of some 1400 service stations across Australia.
The Dandenong Truckstop is part of BP's continuing investment in Australia. Projects currently under way or recently completed include major new terminal facilities and service stations. The company is also investing heavily in the North West Shelf Venture, the proposed Browse development and exploration off the coast of South Australia.