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.
Kevin Bakewell has spent his working life building a regional trucking operation on the New South Wales Mid-North Coast in the small town of Wingham, just outside of Taree. A dedication to hard work and looking after the customer has brought Kevin the satisfaction of succeeding by doing the right thing. Read more
Buying well-maintained pre-owned trucks that have been operating in a rental fleet can be an attractive option, giving trucks a second bite of the cherry. Paul Matthei spoke with Vince Mannone, owner of VA Hire Transport, who is using pre-owned trucks in his varied fleet. Read more
S & K Whitehead Earthmoving plays a pivotal role in keeping the farmlands, national parks and roads around Corryong in north eastern Victoria in order and runs a fleet of mainly Kenworth trucks including a T409 and a new T410SAR tipper are part of a formidable force that keeps the operation ticking over, day in and day out. Read more
Joe Joseph, Managing Director of JD Refrigerated Transport, is someone who wasn’t born into the industry. At the same time, recent events including the Covid-19 pandemic have placed extra demand on essential services including the food transport industry. These circumstances have, according to Joe, seen the company’s freight task rise by nearly 10 per cent. Read more
Has your business ever adopted a new technology that didn’t deliver the expected benefits? National Transport Insurance tells us about solving operational problems with technology: A Five Step Plan. Read more