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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 BITUMEN HIGHWAY | TRANSPORT NEWS Speedies Contractors

Knowing your business in depth can mean the difference between fighting for work and always keeping busy.  The need for specialist transport solutions spans such a broad spectrum that for many of us there remain areas of which we have no experience. While that can restrict the opportunities when looking for new work, for those with specialist knowledge of a ...

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FAMILY TIES | COMPANY PROFILE – Kelly Transport of Toowoomba

Kelly Transport of Toowoomba celebrates four generations of trucking When a member of the family works with trucks, it’s something they share with all their relatives, and it’s only a matter of time before another cousin, sister or brother gets behind the wheel. PowerTorque caught up with Mitch Kelly at the Kelly Transport terminal in Toowoomba recently, to learn how ...

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KNOWING YOUR LIMITS | TRANSPORT NEWS -Toowoomba-based MAKTRANS takes the family approach to business

Toowoomba-based MAKTRANS takes the family approach to business – Words by Chris Mullett, images by Nathan Duff.  When the owner of the company has worked in the business and experienced life on the road firsthand, it leads to a better understanding of the pressures that can apply to drivers and how these concerns can be addressed. MAKTRANS QLD Pty Ltd ...

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Knowing Your Limits – MAKTRANS of Toowoomba | TRUCK REVIEW Freightliner

Toowoomba-based MAKTRANS takes the family approach to business – Words by Chris Mullett, images by Nathan Duff.  When the owner of the company has worked in the business and experienced life on the road firsthand, it leads to a better understanding of the pressures that can apply to drivers and how these concerns can be addressed. MAKTRANS QLD Pty Ltd ...

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THE BUILDING BRICKS OF TRANSPORT | TRUCK REVIEW – PowerTorque visits Clifford Brick and Tile of Ballarat

PowerTorque visits Clifford Brick and Tile of Ballarat. When we talk about the transport industry, we tend to generalise and treat it like we are all doing the same job. In essence we are, but within that job are many different niche roles. Quite often it’s those companies that find a niche, and stick to it, that become the greatest ...

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TOTAL RECOVERY | TRUCK REVIEW – Orange Heavy Towing’s new Freightliner Coronado based Jerr-Dan Recovery Unit.

PowerTorque  visits Orange Heavy Towing to see its Freightliner Coronado based Jerr-Dan recovery unit in action. Every day, we hit the road and take our chances, assuming we’ll make it to our destination in one piece, and with no big dramas to upset the schedule on the way. Sadly though, there are times when we need to call on someone ...

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REACH FOR THE SKY | TRUCK REVIEW – CITY CRANE TRUCK

City Crane Trucks has built its business by building the best relationships with its customers – Words by Stuart Martin, images by Christian Brunelli. Building relationships in the transport business is a cornerstone of any successful enterprise, not only with customers but also with your suppliers. In Bruno Simone’s case, good relationships with clients, suppliers and staff of City Crane ...

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RED EMPEROR

Adding the ISXe5 to the equation makes Argosy more interesting As the only American manufactured cabover on the Australian market, the Argosy holds the star spangled banner up against the flags of Germany, Italy, Holland, Sweden and of course Kenworth at Bayswater. The first decision for an Argosy buyer is the choice of engine. It’s the battle of the North ...

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FAMILY VALUES – Ross Transport

Warren Caves finds that Ross Transport puts its people first With so many large national companies out there carrying so much of the freight, it’s heartening to see that some smaller family-run companies are still out there mixing it with the BIG boys and holding their own in an ever-competitive market. Ross Transport based in the Illawarra region south of ...

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