trailer inspection after extended idle or flood

Trailer Inspection After Extended Idle or Flood

Here are some tips from Hendrickson on how to deal with trailers which have been through a flood or have sat for a long period, because a thorough trailer inspection after extended idle or flood is vital to retain durability.

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dolly prototype will showcase industry innovation

Dolly Prototype Will Showcase Industry Innovation

A trial to measure the performance of an industry converter dolly prototype will showcase industry innovation, demonstrating superior capabilities when compared to other units, writes Bob Woodward, Australian Trucking Association Chief Engineer. Read more

People remain a challenge for us

People Remain a Challenge For Us

“People remain a challenge for us at MaxiTRANS, as they do for everyone else,” said Dean Jenkins, MaxiTrans CEO and Managing Director, when PowerTorque sat down with him to talk about how the trailer business is travelling. “I think that we as an industry have an issue with mental health. We do a lot of work with our people around RUOK Day, and we’re pretty passionate about it.  Read more

trailer brand has been picked up by Bruce Rock

Trailer Brand Has Been Picked Up By Bruce Rock

The Thinwall brand originated in Canada, and the trailer brand has been picked up by Bruce Rock Engineering, after the original Australian production facility closed in early 2020. The company’s hopper trailers are now being built by BRE here in Australia and the trailer builder is currently tooling up for the production of the Thinwall walking floor models in this country. Read more

the new normal for trailer building

The New Normal For Trailer Building

Just what the new normal for trailer building will look like was the topic for discussion when PowerTorque sat down with MaxiTrans CEO and Managing Director Dean Jenkins to talk about how the trailer business is travelling. Read more

boosting drawbar trailer safety

Boosting Drawbar Trailer Safety

On the issue of boosting drawbar trailer safety, Bob Woodward, Australian Trucking Association Chief Engineer has campaigned long and hard to improve safety in this area. Read more

MaxiTRANS continues to grow and develop

MaxiTRANS Continues to Grow and Develop

As a dominant player in the trailer manufacturing sector in Australia, MaxiTRANS continues to grow and develop its offering to the Australian trucking industry. PowerTorque sat down with MaxiTrans CEO and Managing Director Dean Jenkins to talk about how the trailer business is travelling. Read more

improving efficiencies for MaxiTRANS customers

Improving Efficiencies For MaxiTRANS Customers

Today we meet Daniel McNaulty, the Group Product Development Manager at MaxiTRANS, he is all about improving efficiencies for MaxiTRANS customers. He is based in Ballarat where he oversees all major project developments under the company brands of Freighter, Maxi-CUBE, Hamelex White, Lusty EMS, AZMEB, Trout River and Peki. Read more

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