Our History

The family business was established by Paul and Netta Hill, with the purchase of the Maitland Esso Distributorship in 1960. Built on the foundations of strong family values, hard work and integrity, Hills Tankers has become a leading regional carrier and logistics service provider.  (photo Paul Hill far right circa 1958)

Some of the major milestones in the history of Hills Tankers

1960 - The Hill Family buys into the Maitland Esso Fuel Distributorship

1985 - Begin a 24 year relationship carting vegetable oil for a local company

1991 - Mobil aquires Esso, and the business integrates two additional Hunter Valley distributorships

1995 - The Mobil Distributor business is sold

1995 - PJ & AD Hill Pty Ltd begins cartage operations of petroleum products

2007 - Establish Hills Tankers in Brisbane

2011 - Expand our Qld operations to Mackay

2012 - Commence operations in Victoria

2015 - Relocate from our Rutherford depot to our new 40000 m2  built facility in Beresfield

2016 - Establish a sub depot in Sydney

The company now is 100% owned by Andrew & Vicki Hill and will continue to plot a safe course in an ever changing market leading the business into its future direction and growth..

With the engagement of a highly trained and skilled workforce, an extensive distribution and infrastructure network, advanced fleets and assets, technologically efficient back office support and a leadership team that provides significant knowledge and experience - Hills Tankers is in good stead for another 60 years.