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40-Year milestone for Mercedes-Benz | Transport News – Mercedes-Benz Trucks celebrates 40-year milestone with complimentary servicing offer

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is celebrating forty years of Australian service plans by introducing an improved complimentary basic service plan on key highway prime movers models until September 30. Eligible Mercedes-Benz highway prime movers sold to approved customers before September 30 this year in Australia will be covered by a Best Basic Service Plan for five years or 800,000km, whichever comes first. ...

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Economies of Scale | TRANSPORT NEWS – Decker Truck Line has taken delivery of its 2500th Peterbilt truck

Decker Truck Line has taken delivery of its 2500th Peterbilt truck from the Denton, Texas manufacturer, showing how relationships build in the industry over a timescale in this example of more than half a century.  The  company  runs a mix of Peterbilt vehicles, including the Model 579 UltraLoft, for both its refrigerated and flatbed operations. The company also runs Peterbilt’s ...

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ATA LAUNCHES CUMMINS TECH CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA), which represents the 50,000 businesses and 200,000 people in the Australian trucking industry, has today launched nominations for the 2019 Cummins Technology and Maintenance Conference Scholarships.  “The Cummins TMC Scholarships are an initiative that provides young heavy vehicle apprentices with the experience and tools needed to develop industry skills and knowledge,” ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said. Awarded to ...

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Isuzu Opens the Gateway for Transurban Queensland | TRANSPORT NEWS

Based in Brisbane, Queensland, and working with Transurban Queensland, Gateway’s typical day sees them work the Transurban open road networks in Brisbane, keeping a keen eye on 60 kilometres of motorways. Gateway’s Operations and Maintenance Manager Simon Kirkpatrick says that they found Isuzu trucks to fit their specific applications well. And with their business growing quickly, their fleet demand has ...

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Sniffers chooses Isuzu Tippers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu tippers are a firm favourite with the Sniffers Group, the Stapylton, QLD-based company that specialises in all aspects of geotechnical developments, from surveying to earthmoving, plant hire, construction and mining. An Isuzu FTS 139-260 4×4 acts as the fleet service truck, supporting other plant and equipment that includes an eight-wheel twin steer FYH 2000 MWB Auto, an FSR 140-260 ...

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