Truck Reviews

WORKING BEE | TRUCK REVIEW – Iveco Eurocargo

IVECO’s Eurocargo finds the sweet spot with a honey of a cargo For one of the smallest farmed creatures in pastoral care, the average bee actually requires an amazing amount of investment in both time and resources to keep the little flying honey makers productive. When living in a beehive, the average bee has a home to come back to ...

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GROUND COVER |TRUCK REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz Zetros

Pasture improvement results from better spreading technology aligned with new all-terrain equipment – words by Brenton O’Connor, images by Graeme Neander. The agricultural revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries changed the way that farms operated by introducing crop rotation, new machinery, increased capital investment, scientific breeding and land reclamation. These days the advances are made by the clever use ...

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Keeping Up Appearances | TRUCK REVIEW

Ed Higginson joins the Scania Master Trainers to keep his skill set up to date before the launch of the New Generation truck range in 2018 Have you ever jumped behind the wheel of a modern truck recently and wondered what all the buttons, symbols and acronyms meant? No matter how much effort is made by truck designers to make ...

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A Shock to the System | Company Profile – GB Galvanizing

Galvanising – why outsource when you can do it yourself? Words and images by Ed Higginson When you run a successful manufacturing business, there are a lot of options for distributing your products out to market. Such as using a 3PL or full 4PL model, or simply booking a transport company to make the final shipment. But when you want ...

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MAKING THE GRADE | TRUCK REVIEW – IVECO EUROCARGO

IVECO proves its mid-range Eurocargo has great street appeal – Words by David Meredith It was just over one year ago that one of the major global truck brands focused on and funded a new campaign to stimulate driver recruitment and training for the truck industry. Part of the deal was an industry survey – no doubt expensive – by ...

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Waste Management | TRUCK REVIEW – IVECO ACCO

110 ACCO compactors hit the road for SUEZ It’s the truck sales order that company reps dream about, as leading waste management company SUEZ confirms its requirement for a record order of 110 IVECO ACCO compactors to service a newly-won 16-year contract with Brisbane City Council. SUEZ has held continuous collection contracts with the municipality since 2002, with the new ...

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REVENGE IS SWEDE | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

No longer overshadowed by other Western European truck manufacturers, this year belongs to Scania as it launches its New Generation Truck Range across its global platform.  The first half of 2018 plays host to the launch of the New Generation Scania truck range, and, as the final plans are being drawn to make this Australian launch the most memorable in ...

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ON THE MONEY | COMPANY PROFILE – Warren Caves visits Goulburn operator Whitlee Transport

Warren Caves visits Goulburn operator Whitlee Transport – Images by Mark Bean For Leanne Whittaker, the owner and director of Whitlee Transport, the art of running a successful business stems from focussing on your drivers as your best asset. Leanne takes that focus a little further than most operators, welcoming the families of the drivers into feeling they also play ...

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THE BUCKET LIST | TRUCK REVIEW – LinCon & MAN TRUCKS

LinCon aims high as Australia’s leading supplier of elevated work platforms When discussing elevated work platforms there’s a tendency to think first of portable, self-drive, scissor lifts that beep as they travel between light poles so an operator can change the globes. There’s still a market for this entry-level of equipment, but, with the strict operational controls covering the safe ...

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ON THE ROAD WITH ATEGO | TRUCK REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz ATEGO

Brenton O’Connor gets up close and personal with the all-new Mercedes-Benz 4×2 and rigid 1630L The launch of a new truck can be of huge significance to its manufacturer. It’s all a question of timing and there’s always pressure on all concerned in the marketing team to introduce its features and benefits to members of the media for them to ...

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