Author Archives: Maree Mullett

KP Logistik orders 100 LNG trucks off Scania | TRANSPORT NEWS

In its largest single order to date, Scania will deliver 100 LNG fuelled trucks to KP Logistik, based in Stavenhagen, Germany. “With this strategic order for gas vehicles, we want pioneer more sustainable transport and set a good example for the transport industry,” says David Brokholm, Managing Director, KP Logistik GmbH. “Carbon emissions from natural gas trucks are lower than ...

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IVECO one-stop parts shop for K & S Freighters | TRANSPORT NEWS

Based in Melbourne, K&S Freighters offers road, rail and coastal sea forwarding services to a broad range of clients around Australia, including OneSteel, The Laminex Group, BlueScope, Caltex, Inghams, Norske Skog, Alcoa, BHP Petroleum and Coca-Cola. “In terms of road transport, our fleet has about 5,500 assets, including approximately 1,500 trucks and nearly 3,500 trailers. Most of our vehicles are ...

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Narva Expands Aeromax L.E.D Mini Light Box Range

To meet an increasing focus on construction, mining, forestry and roadside assistance and safety markets, Narva has grown its  Aeromax L.E.D mini light box range . Available in 12 and 24V and with performance that exceeds SAE Class 1 requirements, the new mini light boxes are available in three sizes, ranging from 180mm to 200mm (w) and all with an ...

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MAN PerformanceLine to Debut at Brisbane Truck Show | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles will debut the all-new, limited edition MAN TGX D38 PerformanceLine at the Brisbane Truck Show in May. Available in 580 and 640hp 6×4 configurations with either the XLX or XXL cab. In addition to the D38  standard features that the PerformanceLine features an energy efficient, advanced light and visibility package, twin pairing of mobile devices, leather Alcantara ...

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PROSTAR PERFECT | COMPANY PROFILE-Internationals are back on track with Booyal Quarries

Internationals are back on track with Booyal Quarries There’s something rather nostalgic about thinking back to when you were first allowed to ‘drive’ a vehicle. For Booyal Quarries owner Bruce Evans, that experience was at the age of eight, at the controls of his father’s International Harvester bulldozer. Bruce eventually graduated from the ‘dozer to drive his first truck, an ...

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THE SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE – MACK R-700 | CUSTOM & CLASSIC

Warren Caves enjoys some local history and a large dose of nostalgia Childhood memories can hold a special place in the heart − a trusty family dog, a favourite push-bike or matchbox car, or special experiences long held dear. For those with truck-driving fathers, sometimes those experiences come from school holiday adventures riding shotgun with Dad to far-off places. For ...

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PBS and INNOVATION | COMPANY PROFILE – Pushing the envelope delivers dividends for Porthaul

 Pushing the envelope delivers dividends for Porthaul.- Words by Ed Higginson, Images by Goodman Photography Consistent growth comes from a desire to always look for better ways of doing things, says the general manager of bulk transport and civil contractor Porthaul. James Williamson. With depots in Portland, Mount Gambier and Melbourne, Porthaul operates throughout South Australia, Victoria, NSW, and extending ...

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TRP Parts at the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show |TRANSPORT NEWS

 TRP Parts, one of the fastest growing truck and trailer parts outlets in the country, will be exhibiting at the Brisbane Truck Show representing PACCAR Australia branding. TRP’s  four stores across Australia offer a quality, affordable alternative to OEM parts. TRP Parts are also available from 53 dealership stores from the Kenworth and DAF dealership network, with all products supported ...

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SUPPLY CHAIN | TRAILERTORQUE – A wide array of information arising from the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover

Key suppliers bring new technology to the trailer market. With such a wide array of information arising from the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, we simply couldn’t cram everything into the December/January issue of PowerTorque. Truck and trailer manufacturers showcased their new products, predominately with three key themes  − autonomous transport, connectivity and eMobility. But for all of these ...

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POLES APART | TRAILERTORQUE – German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover

German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover The European vehicle and trailer manufacturing business has such a rich wealth of history that researching the background of specific companies can be just as interesting as delving into its latest developments. Founded in 1889, the Langendorf company is based ...

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