six of one, half a dozen of the other

Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other

Unlike many transport operators, Joe Joseph, Managing Director of JD Refrigerated Transport, wasn’t born into the industry, and he is trying out six of one, half a dozen of the other in B-double prime movers.  Read more

running a tipper proved to be a lot more complicated

Running a Tipper Proved To Be a Lot More Complicated

Daniel Louisy, YouTube star and UK trucking operator, reckons running a tipper proved to be a lot more complicated than he expected. Looking back he describes the experience as ‘a baptism of fire’. It didn’t help that he didn’t have his truck licence when he bought the truck, so had to learn rapidly.  Read more

one million tonnes of grain milestone

One Million Tonnes of Grain Milestone 

Riordan Grain Services has celebrated a one million tonnes of grain milestone, an achievement that was delivered during April 2021 and coincides with its 25th year of operation for the business.  Read more

hauling stock feed over long distances

Hauling Stock Feed Over Long Distances

As an operator, Ken Beggs puts a lot of thought into just how to run and equip his business and hauling stock feed over long distances means tare weight and fuel consumption are the most important considerations. Read more

new breed of operator, trucker or influencer?

New Breed of Operator, Trucker or Influencer?

PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, met a new breed of tech-savvy haulier, but is Daniel Louisy a new breed of operator, trucker or influencer? If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, you’ve probably already seen him. Read more

an opportunity to start their own business

An Opportunity to Start Their Own Business

When an opportunity to start their own business arose in 1979, both Dave and Kev Murada had completed mechanical apprenticeships, Kev as a fitter in a coal mine and Dave a mechanic at truck and car dealer Dwyers at Wollongong, after they left school.  Read more