a most picturesque and geographically diverse region

A Most Picturesque and Geographically Diverse Region

The Upper Murray town of Corryong is nestled in the heart of a most picturesque and geographically diverse region. Located in the far north eastern corner of Victoria near the pristine upper reaches of the mighty Murray, the town also resides in the foothills of the western escarpment of the NSW Alps. Read more

getting easier to get access these days

Getting Easier to Get Access These Days

“It seems to be getting easier to get access these days,” says Ken Beggs, who owns Beggs Bulk. “When I was trying to get into Victoria, they wanted an engineer’s swept path drawing, theoretical drawing, which doesn’t stand up in real life. I insisted with VicRoads that I would not get the drawings done, but I convinced them to let me do a road trial. Read more

one of the great all rounders

One of the Great All Rounders

Hailing from the small rural town of Corryong in north eastern Victoria, S & K Whitehead Earthmoving plays a pivotal role in keeping the surrounding farmlands, national parks and roads in order and like many rural operators is one of the great all rounders.  Read more

an early start in trucking

An Early Start in Trucking

Ken Beggs, who run Beggs Bulk out of Mildura, bought his first truck when he was eighteen and got an early start in trucking. He got involved with hauling hay and other rural contracting tasks. At the time, there was also a lot of work for a flat-top hauling fruit out of the Shepparton region.  Read more

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

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