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Tag Archives: Kenworth

Taking Stock with Richo’s

PowerTorque joins Tony Richardson and his drivers at the Sydney Easter Show. When you are carrying general freight, there’s not much need for a driver to worry about how it’s going to travel. The load is not going to need water or food, it’s going to load exactly as it unloads, and there’s no risk of it trying to pin ...

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Tripodi Transport – A Family Affair

Tripodi’s Haulage Contractors is the epitome of how an Italian family moved from farming to trucking When you talk to Pat Tripodi, you can’t help but notice the enthusiasm he has for the trucking business. Having gained his truck licence at the age of 19 years old, Pat has been involved in the family trucking business started by his father, ...

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Acacia Transport – Communicating the difference

With top equipment, satisfied drivers and the will to provide excellent customer service, Acacia Transport continues to grow from strength to strength Angelo Mezzomo, the founder of Sydney-based Acacia Transport, is big on communication. With his fleet of 25 trucks having grown from a one-truck operation back in 1995, good communication is the core of his company expansion and the ...

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The Eagle Has Landed

Melbourne’s Eagle Towing shows that innovation continues to produce results in the world of vehicle recovery We live in an age of word definition. If you think about it, a vehicle wrecker’s was a place where you went in search of a used part, for your vehicle, that had been reclaimed from another. Subsequently, the name changed from “Vehicle Wrecker” ...

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Mulgoa – Growing Stronger

For Mulgoa Excavations every year sees additional growth Daniel Buttigieg started out in the trucking business driving an excavator during someone else’s lunch hour as he worked in the local tip at Penrith. As he gained more experience, he was able to drive more plant and equipment. Before long he decided he wanted to do more than just load dump ...

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Kenworth Fruithaul – Heading for the Markets

What better way to drive north, than at the wheel of Kenworth’s latest K200. Chris Mullett reports. In our last issue, our resident driving expert, Dave Whyte, reported on how Kenworth’s latest version of its venerable cabover had finally moved a little further forwards in time and comfort with the release of the K200. Dave is the first to admit ...

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Keeping it in the Family – S J Read

Driving tippers and dog trailers are just part of a normal day for Sydney operator Steve Read and his wife Cheryl There’s no glass ceiling at S.J. Read Earthworks and Haulage, as Cheryl Read knows only too well. With a combined family of eight children, both Cheryl and her husband, Steve, together with Cheryl’s son, Daniel, spend their week behind ...

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Getting Heavy

Moving the heavyweight end of transport operations needs exceptional equipment. PowerTorque profiles National Heavy Haulage. You’ve got to love the rationale behind the movement of exceptional loads in this country. No matter how big the task, there’s a company that can move the problem from one place to another, efficiently, cleanly and above all, safely. National Heavy Haulage delivers solutions ...

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Getting Acquainted

Dave Whyte takes the wheel of the K200 for a fresh look at the latest upgrades If it’s motorbikes it’s Harley Davison, and if it’s trucks it has to be Kenworth. That might sound a bit overly simplistic, but, for many drivers, the two brands go together to describe each product as being at the pinnacle of their personal wish ...

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Business Building

Want Transport shows its professionalism as it grows its fleet One of the great things about local truck shows, and Casino was no exception, is that it enables the PowerTorque team to catch up with local operators that don’t often take time off from their work. There is no easy way to manage trucks, and generally the time involved in ...

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