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Author Archives: Maree Mullett

Blacktown City Council has an eye on the EAGLE | Transport news – Dennis Eagle

Penske Australia has delivered seven dual control side-loading Dennis Eagle refuse collection vehicles to Blacktown City Council, each sporting eye-catching paint schemes. The seven trucks, which will commence service of the local government area immediately, feature the striking paint schemes in alignment with several charities including Australian Red Cross, Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT, Mission Australia, NSW Meals on Wheels, RUOK, and ...

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COST SAVER | Truck Review – Freightliner Cascadia

 Lower operating costs will drive Cascadia’s hopes Down Under, says Warren Caves after a test of the new 116 Day Cab Freightliner Australia has a lot riding on the success of North America’s best-selling truck, the Cascadia, as it starts to hit dealerships Down Under. A common sight on the highways of North America, the Freightliner Cascadia was launched there ...

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FLEXIBLE and FRIENDLY | Truck Review-UD Quon

 The new UD Quon family expands with the addition of an 8×4 range of trucks aimed at the vocational and freight market, as Warren Caves explains UD broadens the appeal and versatility of the popular Quon heavy-duty truck range with the release of the brand’s 8×4 variant. Comprising three models with two engine, two transmission and three wheel-base variations, UD ...

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Off-road reday to work range from ISUZU | TRANSPORT NEWS

  Isuzu Trucks’ Ready to Work (RTW) range has found favour with local operators with both on-road and off-road operation catered for in the light truck N Series RTW range, with All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) and 4×4 models suited to councils, field service providers, mining and exploration, agriculture and the ubiquitous emergency services. From the NLS 45-150 AWD & NPS 75/45-155 4×4 ...

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VAN RYT INDUSTRIES MAKING PLAYGROUNDS MERRY | TRANSPORT NEWS

Van Ryt Industries is a boutique commercial landscaping operation based in Western Australia. Leading into COVID-19, Ben wasn’t sure if his services would be high in demand from businesses across WA. Thankfully, even with the pandemic, building works haven’t stopped, and with WA navigating the phases of easing COVID-19 restrictions, the phones haven’t stopped ringing for Van Ryt Industries. This ...

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Followmont Transport promoting gender diversity and the significant contribution women make to Australian road transport | TRANSPORT NEWS

Queensland based, Followmont Transport  held an event promoting gender diversity and the significant contribution women make to Australian road transport. “This event was created to allow networking opportunities for likeminded individuals and organisations as well as celebrate those driving change within our industry. It is about recognizing the great people that make a difference and having a proactive and positive ...

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Menai’s quin-dog hauls the quarry | Company Profile

 Higher payloads lead to tri-axles drifting out of favour . Words and pictures by Torque It Up As I stand well outside the tipping exclusion zone observing a quin-dog trailer unloading its cargo of ancient sand, thousands of years in the making, I’m struck by a statement that really puts the evolution of transport equipment used within the bulk aggregates ...

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NEW TRP® STORE OPENS IN WARRNAMBOOL | TRANSPORT NEWS

 Warrnambool is home to the newest store of TRP® Truck and Trailer Parts store network. The new store is owned by the Barry Maney Group (BMG) and allows the group to expand its ability to service its South-West Victorian customers The TRP Warrnambool store will add to the business’s  stores in Pakenham, VIC and Burton, SA. The TRP product range ...

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Opportunities for SRT Logistics with new IVECO X-Way fleet | TRANSPORT NEWS

Four new Australian-made Euro6 IVECO X-Way AT 6×4 prime movers join SRT’s fleet, operating out of its Laverton North depot. The four new trucks are engaged in single trailer refrigerated work throughout metropolitan Melbourne. According to SRT Logistics’ Director, Brent Miller, the trucks operate from 5:00am to 6:00pm, seven days per week, with the drivers often coupling and uncoupling trailers ...

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LIMITED ISUZU OFF-ROAD MODEL LANDS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu Trucks is delighted to announce the latest bolstering to its popular Ready-to-Work off-road range; the limited edition NLS 45-150 All-Wheel Drive Traypack. Isuzu Ready-to-Work AWD and 4X4  models are currently available throughout the Isuzu Trucks dealer network at an extremely competitive price point for the month of September 2020. Proven performers in tough Australian conditions, Isuzu’s broader 4×4 and ...

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