People & Values

APF Cold Storage & Logistics: Service, Integrity, Honesty

Our people and values are what make APF Cold Storage & Logistics the long-standing and innovative company that we are. We’d love to meet you and discuss how we can help you with your cold storage and logistical needs.



As a family owned and operated business, we treat every customer as if they are part of the family. We extend exceptional service and communication to all our clients to ensure they don’t have to worry about their logistics.


Your stock is one of your most important assets. To put your mind at ease, we run live stock tracking that provides instant reporting of your stock and its location. Our close attention to detail ensures your products are managed in a way that provides accuracy at every point of the logistics chain.


We pride ourselves on giving frank and fearless advice to our customers. We want you to succeed, and sometimes that may mean suggesting better ways to operate your logistics. We consider it part of the service, and are happy to provide expert advice to all of our clients.

Our Customers Say…

We have been using APF to manage our 3PL for over a year, and in that time, they have always strived to meet our needs, grow with us, and save us time and money. Their friendly and committed attitude is a delight, and they are always happy to give advice and help us with our logistics questions.

-Katherine Maitland

Pangkarra Foods

Don visits with Pangkarra
Don and Tom discuss supply chain logistics at Pangkarra

Our People

Don House

Don House


Don’s background is in refrigeration, coming from a long line of cold storage professionals. With a family history in the production of ice in Adelaide, Don opened his first Cold Storage facility in 1983. From humble beginnings, the business grew to its current iteration of three warehouses in Adelaide.

Kerry House

Kerry House


Kerry started her business career in corporate governance and local government. Coming from an extensive background in the public, and not-for-profit sector, Kerry brings great experience and knowledge to the business.

Tom Colyer, Managing Director at APF Cold Storage & Logistics

Tom Colyer

Managing Director

Tom has been with APF since 2008 and has enjoyed working with Kerry and Don to help the business reach its potential. Tom has an experience in management and leadership through his work within Boards of Directorship, The Defence Force, and the Retail Sector.

Lucas House

Lucas House

Finance Manager

Lucas joined the family business in 1999 when he combined cold store operations with his studies at university. Upon completing his degree, he became a key member of our team, managing information technology and developing a new warehouse system. Lucas now focuses on all aspects of APF’s financial management and probity.

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