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Sunny Warby and the immaculate B-Model Mack of Sunny Warby & Family Haulage Contractor

#PowerTorquePeople Powertorque Magazine editors get to catch up with some top people in the industry and Sunny Warby with his immaculate B-Model MACK is one of the best. “It’s been a challenging life, but an enjoyable one for us, from 14-15-hour Sydney to Melbourne runs with multiple trucks on the old Gundagai bridge causing it to dance and sway, to ...

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POWERTORQUE PEOPLE | Lady John ( Jacqueline) Southern

Recognising some of the great characters of the transport industry  The transport industry is a great community, and while we here at PowerTorque focus our attention on the equipment side things, the people of the industry are equally important in shaping its future. It’s not often we hear a story of a grandmother encouraging the younger generations to become truck ...

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Brad Scott of Brad Scott Excacations | #PowerTorquePeople

#PowerTorquePeople | Brad Scott of Brad Scott Excavations Looking at this truck from a distance, you wouldn’t know it done 1.3 million kilometres but, as Brad explained, it had done most of those before he came to own it. “It was originally with Les Walkden Logging in Tasmania, then a bloke in Penguin (a Tasmanian coastal town) owned it, and ...

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LADY-JOHN | PowerTorque People

Recognising some of the great characters of the transport industry – Words by Dave Whyte  The transport industry is a great community, and while we here at PowerTorque focus our attention on the equipment side things, the people of the industry are equally important in shaping its future. There are many great stories about how family influence has led people ...

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Shane Blakeborough- Managing Director TransTex Transport

  “If you’d have asked me twelve months ago would I have a fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks in my yard, I would’ve probably told you no, there’s not a hope in hell,” he said. “But, I look at my bottom line every day. If you look at those numbers, we are seeing reductions in servicing costs, fuel, AdBlue and tyres. ...

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JOHN KAY – 66 years behind the wheel

  #PowerTorquePeople Powertorque Magazine had the absolute pleasure of sharing a yarn with John Kay after he’d just finished loading up for a Friday night run to Cooma. John started driving at age 17, by chance he was working at the local General sore in Moruya when the bloke who was delivering their goods offered him.a job going out on ...

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The Professional Approach

The Pilbara Heavy Haulage Girls set a hard standard to match – Words by Maree Mullett As any professional driver would agree, there’s a large void in terms of a driver’s personal experience and knowledge gained from becoming proficient in driving a vehicle, to possessing a full understanding of all the issues that a driver can face every day in ...

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Time to Waste 

Bevan Tennant has based his business on customer service, and it works At a time when most drivers are considering their retirement options, Bevan Tennant was thinking outside the square, putting his knowledge to the test and giving up the driver’s seat for an office desk. Born in Wales, Bevan left school at the age of 16 to shovel ten ...

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Ben, driver for Rendevski Transport out of Shepparton

  #PowerTorquePeople Ben, drives for Rendevski transport out of Shepparton and says he has been with them for about 4.5 years. At a young 30 years of age,Powertorque Magazine asked Ben if he had any barriers getting a start in the industry at a young age? “A few wouldn’t look at me untill I was 25, so I got a ...

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John of Douglas Tpt

This lights on the Hill Mack Superliner rolled into Sutton Forest Shell, driven by John, of Douglas Tpt. and Powertorque Magazine just had to get a quick photo. John was quickly fueling up so we had to grab a quick chat and photo between tanks.He has been driving this truck for three years and it’s fitted with a MP10 685 ...

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