Company Profiles

CUSTOM AND CLASSIC | Warren Caves joins Jim Ristovichis to celebrate Mack Super-Liner history

Warren Caves joins Jim Ristovichis to celebrate Mack Super-Liner history – Images by Torque It Up Photography To some, trucks are just tools or equipment to carry out a job – random pieces of steel, plastic and material assembled together like a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle and put to work. For others, they take a place in our hearts and harbour ...

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Trending Multinational | Trailer Review – Stefanutti Construction

Mixing national origins and vehicle buying preferences is just part of the success story of Stefanutti Constructions. Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up  Urbanisation is driving growth in the civil construction and earthworks arena, and, with business growing strongly, it’s enabled Stefanutti Construction to form an alliance with Scania Trucks and Sloanebuilt Trailers to capitalise on our ...

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DELIVERY THE DREAM | COMPANY PROFILE- CMV Trucks Derrimut

CMV Trucks at Derrimut on the western outskirts of Melbourne sets a standard for truck operators that is truly world class After 18 months of construction, CMV Truck & Bus Derrimut is now officially open for business. Mack, UD Trucks and Volvo Truck and Bus Sales, Parts and Service departments are now operational in what is truly a state-of-the-art dealership. ...

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ON THE MONEY | COMPANY PROFILE – Warren Caves visits Goulburn operator Whitlee Transport

Warren Caves visits Goulburn operator Whitlee Transport – Images by Mark Bean For Leanne Whittaker, the owner and director of Whitlee Transport, the art of running a successful business stems from focussing on your drivers as your best asset. Leanne takes that focus a little further than most operators, welcoming the families of the drivers into feeling they also play ...

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THE BUCKET LIST | TRUCK REVIEW – LinCon & MAN TRUCKS

LinCon aims high as Australia’s leading supplier of elevated work platforms When discussing elevated work platforms there’s a tendency to think first of portable, self-drive, scissor lifts that beep as they travel between light poles so an operator can change the globes. There’s still a market for this entry-level of equipment, but, with the strict operational controls covering the safe ...

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A TIME AND PLACE FOR EVERYTHING | TRUCK REVIEW – MAN TRUCKS & DDS TRANSPORT

A long-term association with MAN has been the key to success for Steve McFadden and Damien van Twest Being in the right place at the right time is the basis for the foundation of DDS Transport Solutions, a Brisbane-based transport company focusing on time-sensitive refrigerated freight deliveries. The fleet comprises six MAN TGM 6×4 prime movers, four being powered by ...

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THE BITUMEN HIGHWAY | TRANSPORT NEWS Speedies Contractors

Knowing your business in depth can mean the difference between fighting for work and always keeping busy.  The need for specialist transport solutions spans such a broad spectrum that for many of us there remain areas of which we have no experience. While that can restrict the opportunities when looking for new work, for those with specialist knowledge of a ...

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WALK THE LINE | Custom & Classic – Shane & Debbie Lee of Kelly’s Transport

Warren Caves visits Shane and Debbie Lee of Kelly’s Transport – Images by Torque it Up The venerable Kenworth T908 of Shane and Debbie Lee is our PowerTorque feature truck in this month’s Custom and Classic. If you could transit through time and travel back to 2008, you would be able to view this truck proudly gracing the Kenworth stand ...

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FAMILY TIES | COMPANY PROFILE – Kelly Transport of Toowoomba

Kelly Transport of Toowoomba celebrates four generations of trucking When a member of the family works with trucks, it’s something they share with all their relatives, and it’s only a matter of time before another cousin, sister or brother gets behind the wheel. PowerTorque caught up with Mitch Kelly at the Kelly Transport terminal in Toowoomba recently, to learn how ...

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CUSTOM AND CLASSIC – MACK TIME Sunny Warby’s B-Model Mack | REVIEW Custom and Classic Trucks

Mack Time – Sunny Warby’s B-Model Mack (Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up) It’s 1965 and the air is filled with enthusiasm and anticipation. A young 23-year-old Sunny Warby is about to purchase his new truck, but, unbeknown to him at the time, it will still be parked in his shed some 52 years later. Prior to ...

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