The TFMXpress Team

TFMXpress has one of Australia’s most experienced, result driven, Industry leading teams. Unrivalled customer service is at the core of every operation, ensuring reliability and peace of mind.


  • Pat  Kearns
  • Management Board, Chairman
  • Frank Ainalis
  • CEO
  • Rodney Johnston
  • Managing Director
  • Olympia  Ainalis
  •  Administration Director
  • Gary Allan
  • Financial Controller
  • ....
  • State Operations Manager QLD
  • Alan Hill
  • General Manager NSW
  • Stan Logothetis
  • State Operations Manager SA, NT
  • Sion Xanthis
  • Operations Manager WA

Pat Kearns

Management Board, Chairman


Pat is amongst the country’s most highly revered industry leaders, his 40 plus years of International experience have included Senior roles such as:


  • Group Director - Mayne Nickless Europe.
  • Group Director - Time Critical Freight Express business of Mayne Nickless Australia/USA/Europe.
  • Director - Toll Express Freight Japan.
  • Senior Management (Various roles) - Toll Holdings Australia.
  • General Manager - Toll IPEC


Pat brings an immeasurable wealth of senior management experience to the board. He shares in the vision to see TFMXpress become a true industry leader and his role will be critical in steering the course towards achieving this goal.

Frank Ainalis



Regarded as well rounded and visionary, Frank is a very experienced operator and a much respected industry figure that is very passionate about the transport industry and the people within it.


His commitment and passion over the last 33 years has given birth to TFM Logistics Pty Ltd, a company that has been in operation for over 28 years. Due to the current consolidation in the industry, Frank recognised the need for a new National Express and Priority Express Carrier that can offer Australian businesses a dynamic competitive option.


Together with TFM chairman Pat Kearns, Frank has assembled an industry leading experienced team comprising of Sales, Operations and iT personnel to cover all aspects of National Freight. The newly formed team believes that the Transport and Logistics industry is currently in a growth phase and can see exciting Times ahead.

Rodney Johnston

Managing Director


Touted as one of the most experienced Express Parcel Service operators in Australia, Rodney brings with him almost 40 years of Industry specific experience to the TFMXpress team.


In his former capacity as Executive General Manager at Toll IPEC, he helped to build Australia’s largest and most technologically advanced Express Freight facilities. The 18 hectare sites included the best parcel sorting equipment with capabilities for 2000 vehicles and support staff.


Rodney is looking forward to charting the next direction in the evolution of the industry in Australia. His experience is invaluable and that is why he has been appointed to lead the TFMXpress team.

Alan Hill

General Manager NSW


Alan has spent the past 20 years in the express freight market leading the sales division of one of Australia’s largest express parcel carriers and heads our NSW Operation.



Sion Xanthis

Operations Manager WA


Sion heads our Perth Operation after spending some 25 plus years in the express freight market with roles in Operations, Customer service and Security.



Olympia Ainalis

Administration Director


Having spent the last 28 years with TFM Logistics, Olympia brings a wealth of administration knowledge and will ensure the back office is running efficiently.



Gary Allan

Financial Controller


An integral part to any business Gary ensures all financial, compliance and reporting requirements are met in a timely and efficient manner.


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