Mobicon Light-Weight Straddle Carriers

Experience, quality and innovation in the container handling industry

Established in 1994, Mobicon Systems is an Australian owned business based at Brendale on the northside of Brisbane. Designing and manufacturing light-weight straddle carriers is what we do best. We have spent many years developing the very best in container handling machinery, providing our clients with a safer, more efficient, and cost-effective straddle carrier.
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Over 25 years of experience, quality, and innovation

1992Whilst working in the logistics industry, Tom Schults recognised that there must be a better way of loading and unloading containers.
1994Mobicon Systems is established as a company.
1995Tom quits his day job to work solely on the development of the first Mobicon light-weight straddle carrier.
1997The first light-weight straddle carrier 2T model is ready for market. F&H Transport agree to trial the Mobicon and after 2 weeks they are so pleased with it they buy the straddle carrier there and then.
2000The first unit is sold outside Australia, with a 2T unit being delivered into New Zealand.
2001The first Mobicon is sold to the Australian Customs Department. This was followed by 16 more units being delivered to various customs agencies around the world.
2002-2007Mobicon Systems continues to grow internationally with light-weight straddle carriers being commissioned in South Africa, Asia, Europe, and the UK.
2008Mobicon Systems becomes the number one choice for the US Navy after being awarded the contract to supply 20 customised light-weight straddle carriers.
2012Mobicon release the 2HL, the first model capable of stacking containers two high, whilst maintaining the unique Mobicon feature of low axle weights.
2014Awarded the Commercialisation Australia grant, allowing Mobicon to innovate and grow its product offerings.
2019Mobicon Systems designs the 2HS model, designed with speed in mind for companies with higher turn-over. First four units sold to Northport in Malaysia.
2020Onwards – Mobicon light-weight straddle carriers are now used throughout Australia and internationally with systems in South Africa, Asia, Europe, the US, the UK, and New Zealand.


Uncompromising Quality

All Mobicon light-weight straddle carriers are assembled using the highest quality materials and parts. Our commitment to quality means that our products are designed for performance and longevity, reducing operational costs, and increasing safety, productivity, and profitability.


From design to delivery our team will work with you. We will take the time to understand your business, objectives, and challenges, and then work with you to develop an optimal load handling solution. We ensure the seamless transition to using the Mobicon light-weight straddle carrier, followed up by high quality after sales support.  Mobicon will partner with you, through implementation, training, after sales service, and spare parts support.


As part of our commitment to quality, we have developed a quality management system that will improve efficiency and productivity, and ensure that our products and services meet or exceed the requirements of our clients, industry best practice, and standards.  Our quality management system also meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2015. 


Click on the link below to read our full quality policy statement. 

Mobicon Quality Policy

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