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SLIDING SIDEWAYS | Company Profile – AZMEB

Specialisation and expansion go together for MaxiTRANS with AZMEB and Roadwest for the side tipper market. As one of Australia’s largest suppliers of truck and trailer parts to the transport industry, MaxiTRANS has been growing its portfolio of associated companies in recent years to include the more specialist sectors of the trailer industry such as side tippers. The purchase of ...

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HOME AWAY FROM HOME | TrailerTorque -Aldom Motor Body Builders Australia

Stuart Martin reports on the unique requirements of of remote area roadworks Roadworks are an ever-present multi-billion-dollar industry and a necessary evil, staffed by crews who more often than not can sleep in their own beds every night. Rural deployments warrant calling a local motel home for a few nights, but if the work is being undertaken “back of beyond” ...

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NITE TIME | TrailerTorque

Nitrogen could provide the new alternative for refrigerated transport – Words by Chris Mullett The NACV Show in Atlanta proved interesting by way of innovation, with companies of all shapes and sizes portraying the move to electric vehicles or the use of hydrogen fuel cells as the next form of fossil-fuel replacement.  But one new innovation took the interest of ...

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PERFECT HATCH | TrailerTorque – Multi Quip

Warren Caves explores the world of chickens The quest for productivity gains in its chicken-transport operation has led the Sydney based Multi Quip group of companies to cutting-edge European design in the form of two Hatch Traveller trailers, by Hatch Tech. Headquartered in Veenendaal in the Netherlands, Hatch Tech has developed the Hatch Traveller trailer system by drawing on the ...

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The bright spots in new technology for equipment and accessory suppliers | TRAILER TORQUE

By  Neil Dowling While the stars at truck shows are usually the truck makers and trailer manufacturers, the grass roots industries of product suppliers and services provide their own excitement and innovation. Tyre retailers in Australia are a secretive bunch, guarding the results of surveys amongst customers on tyre life and the effects of new compounds on fuel economy as ...

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SWEET AS SUGAR | Trailer Review – Qube Logistics introduces new methods to revitalise an established industry

Qube Logistics introduces new methods to revitalise an established industry – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up Trailer design has evolved to greater levels of efficiency by forward thinking and vision from both manufacturers and designers, but one thing that can really restrain design progress is the end-users’ facilities. Where a logistics company is contracted as a ...

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SUPPLY CHAIN | TRAILERTORQUE – A wide array of information arising from the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover

Key suppliers bring new technology to the trailer market. With such a wide array of information arising from the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, we simply couldn’t cram everything into the December/January issue of PowerTorque. Truck and trailer manufacturers showcased their new products, predominately with three key themes  − autonomous transport, connectivity and eMobility. But for all of these ...

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POLES APART | TRAILERTORQUE – German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover

German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover The European vehicle and trailer manufacturing business has such a rich wealth of history that researching the background of specific companies can be just as interesting as delving into its latest developments. Founded in 1889, the Langendorf company is based ...

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TANKER TORQUE – Simpson Fuel Supplies | TRAILER REVIEW – Holmwood Highgate Tankers

Warren Caves reports on the latest Holmwood Highgate tanker to join the Simpson Fuel Supplies fleet. Hazardous goods transport requires the highest levels of efficiency and safety in the trucking profession. As Australia has embraced new and more efficient trailer designs that enhance safety and increase productivity, companies such as Simpson Fuel Supplies are leading the industry with innovation, working ...

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POLE POSITION | TRAILER REVIEW – Rytrans Manufacturing Livestock Exchange Unit

Moving cattle between livestock crates has been fraught with danger. PowerTorque reports on how Rytrans Manufacturing is making that task a lot safer. Livestock transport is not a glamourous game. Chasing stock up and down narrow ramps, at all hours of the day or night, and in any weather, is not a job that everyone would enjoy. It takes a ...

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