working at heights has become an ongoing issue

Working at Heights has Become an Ongoing Issue

It is a fact of life in operators in the car carrying sector, that working at heights has become an ongoing issue for many trucking operations. PowerTorque spoke to Goran Koviloski, Fleet Manager at PrixCar to find out some of the issues and the smart solutions the company has come up with to get the car transport task done as safely as possible. Read more

cutting edge smart trailer solutions

Cutting Edge Smart Trailer Solutions

PowerTorque spoke to Goran Koviloski, Fleet Manager at PrixCar to find out some of the issues and the cutting edge smart trailer solutions the company has come up with to get the job of hauling cars around Australia done efficiently and safely. Read more

car carriers face a different set of challenges

Car Carriers Face a Different Set of Challenges

The business of hauling cars around the country is a highly specialised one, car carriers face a different set of challenges to those faced in other sectors of the industry. PowerTorque talks to one of the main car carrying operators in Australia, PrixCar. Read more

swing over to a new freight delivery philosophy

Swing Over to a New Freight Delivery Philosophy

One of Tony Maney’s customers was looking for a regular overnight freight service into country Queensland, so he took the opportunity to make the operation swing over to a new freight delivery philosophy, from the declining newspaper work and developing the local delivery side of the business.

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another major improvement in interstate access

Running an Efficient Bulk Transport Operation

Lachlan George has been running his business, George Transport for 15 years and has learnt running an efficient bulk transport operation can be a tricky job and getting the business systems right is essential. He has learnt there is a need to work on weighing up the alternatives, to get the right balance of efficiency, profitability and compliance. Read more

started out as an owner/driver

Started Out as an Owner/Driver

Working from his home in Meadowbrook in Logan, Queensland back in 1975, Tony Maney started out as an owner/driver. He began as a sub-contractor for Mayne Nickless, as many other trucking businesses did at that time. He would also source work from other transport companies and developed a newspaper run out into the Darling Downs. Read more

well-respected family-owned and operated carrier

Well-respected Family-owned and Operated Carrier

From humble beginnings in 1972 with one new Kenworth cab-over prime mover, Wickham Freightlines has steadily evolved into one of the largest, most diversified transport operations, and a well-respected family-owned and operated carrier. Paul Matthei listens intently as co-founder Peter Wickham describes the story of his life and the family company that ensued.  Read more

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