Operating from a head office at Stapylton on Brisbane’s Southside, TradeTools depends on a fleet of Hino trucks to deliver a wide range of tools and machinery, as part of an efficient and responsive transport business. It delivers to its stores dotted across Queensland. Paul Matthei talks to the team running supporting the enterprise. Read more
Linfox has announced that its first refrigerated electric truck is going into the Woolworths fleet delivering fresh produce to stores in metropolitan Melbourne. Read more
Vince Mannone works on the principle that without drivers there is no transport business. He acknowledges that they are the face of the company to the clients and ambassadors for the business, VA Hire, a transport operation steeped in diversity. Read more
The opening of a new depot in the suburb of Torrington sees Followmont Transport expand its footprint in a growing logistics zone, as Followmont grows into Toowoomba. The new site has been purpose built by the company on a site with plenty of room for expansion and overlooking the fast-growing Charlton freight precinct. Read more
This video gives us a look inside the GTS, G1 trucking operation and allows Damian Matthews, Managing Director of the GTS Group, to tell us his story and talk about growing a serious trucking operation. Read more
Dick Denby is someone known for caring passionately about the trucking industry in the UK, in which he has spent his working, and believes that a move in maximum GCM from 44 to 60 tonnes, and overall length from 18.75m to 25.25m, has numerous potential gains for society as a whole, namely increased productivity, a lower carbon footprint and less congestion and accidents. Read more
With enough activity in the Taree area of the North Coast of NSW for operators like Kevin Bakewell to develop solid long-term relationships with local manufacturers and distributors, to enable the business to be both stable and expanding. Read more
Modern heavy-duty trucks, when correctly serviced and maintained, have the potential to be reliable workhorses for up to 1,000,000km, maybe more. Considering the prime movers at Penske Truck Rental are changed out with less than half that amount showing on the odometer, the potential exists for these vehicles to provide a solid second life in another role.
Founded by Stuart Schifferle around 25 years ago, Schifferle Freight Services, formerly known as Berrigan Hay Logistics, is building a farming and trucking business based in country New South Wales.