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MAKING A DIFFERENCE | TRUCK REVIEW-Foodbanking in Australia celebrates its 25th anniversary

Foodbanking in Australia celebrates its 25th anniversary, aided by a little assistance from the transport industry. Starting in NSW in 1992, and now a National Federation in all States, Foodbank grew to become involved with the provision of food to those in need. Today the organisation has grown to become independently capable of consistently supplying food to charities that in ...

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SUMMING UP -“Do the Math, Buy a DAF”, PACCAR’s European brand gets more power | TRUCK REVIEW DAF TRUCKS Australia

With a new slogan of “Do the Math, Buy a DAF”, PACCAR’s European brand gets more power and becomes immediately more attractive. When we split trucks up into their respective market categories, we do it in a few ways. Generally it’s GVM or horsepower ratings that define where a truck fits in the market, but the easiest way, in general ...

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Pumped Up

DAF CF85 finds a future in concrete With a fleet of 30 vehicles, Azzurri Concrete of Wetherill Park is proud to claim that when it comes to high-pressure concrete pumping the company reckons it’s the best in the business. “We’ve got concrete in our veins,” said a company spokesperson. “We prepare our own slabs and then we complete the pour. ...

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Mix Master

RJN Transport combines North American and European technologies to find the best overall solution for heavy haulage – words by Chris Mullett It never fails to amaze me as to the high degree of knowledge required to be successful in the transport business. Whatever the area of specialisation, the knowledge base extends far more from the ability to drive a ...

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PUMPED UP

DAF CF85 finds a future in concrete With a fleet of 30 vehicles, Azzurri Concrete of Wetherill Park is proud to claim that when it comes to high-pressure concrete pumping the company reckons it’s the best in the business. “We’ve got concrete in our veins,” said a company spokesperson. “We prepare our own slabs and then we complete the pour. ...

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The Power of Choice – Bulk Fuels Australia

Being able to select your own fuel supply offers better accountability and guaranteed quality For businesses that operate vehicles 24/7 it is imperative that fuel accessibility is maintained throughout a 24-hour period. One solution is to base your depots near 24-hour fuel outlets. The alternative, and one that is gaining more attention, is to have your own on-site fuel bunkering ...

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All For A Good Cause – Team Transport & Logistics

Team Transport & Logistics lends its support for beyondblue As truck drivers, we often try to hide a problem, only to find it surfaces somewhere down the highway where you only have yourself to talk to and discuss the concerns. As anyone would know who has been in a situation of stress, be it financial or personal, those quiet hours ...

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Driving Miss Daisy

The new DAF LF is everything a truck should be and more, as Chris Mullett found during a day’s distribution run around Sydney. You know those days that start with a cold morning, you peer out in the dark ahead of the dawn and it’s misty, bordering on raining and you know that driving around a major city is going ...

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Tyre Topics

Dave Whyte runs a benchmark test with Michelin on his DAF XF105. Making a dollar in transport is tough, as we all know. In a world where rates haven’t kept up with operating costs, any legitimate saving in outgoings can be the difference between make and break, whether you operate one truck or one hundred. Keeping in mind that wages ...

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The Perfect Pumper

DAF and POWERCRETE make for powerful pumping partners. In the world of concrete the questions everyone ask always relate to capacity and length. What is the maximum length of the boom extension? How many sections? How manoeuvrable is it? What are the axle ratings? What is the tare weight? There’s good reasoning behind the precise inquiries, as, in the world ...

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