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Tag Archives: Meritor

THE BULL’S ROAR | Company News – Meritor

Running with the Bull is Meritor’s way of showing itself as a modern innovator – Words by Chris Mullett. Being noticed in today’s crowded marketing environment results in some companies adding an emblem or adopting an animal as its public face to stand out from the competition. For Meritor, the symbol is the Big Bull, and it heads up the ...

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TASSIE TREAT | Company Profile – Woodhouse Transport of Ulverstone

For the Woodhouse family of Ulverstone, a Legend 900 is the perfect tool for logging – Words and images by Ed Higginson If trucking runs in your blood, you can’t help but get excited about seeing Kenworth’s Legend 900 at work. Although present-day development is focused on major advances in autonomous and electric trucks, catching up with a Legend 900 ...

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Hey Good Looking

The latest Sloanebuilt tipper and dog trailer sets a high standard for Guildford Demolition Taking delivery of a brand-new truck and trailer combination is always an exciting time, and for Guildford Demolition the arrival of its latest purchase sets a new benchmark for appearance. “We’re very happy with the Sloanebuilt product, and, although we’ve had Sloanebuilt bodies before in our ...

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Stock in Trade

Images by Matt Scully. Western Star and Cummins make the perfect partners for SCR and Euro 5 emissions levels The engine business is certainly full of surprises – some pleasant and some not so good. Think back to the days when Detroit two-strokes were a favoured powerplant and you may also remember the hesitation by operators of adopting the first ...

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All for the Family

MENC Transport is all about looking good and providing solid customer service Some people join the transport industry because they see it simply as a way of earning a set wage, while others bring with them a passion about trucks that drives them to achieve business growth. Eddie Galea certainly fits into the latter category. Having started with a secondhand ...

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The Aero Influence

Western Star steps into a completely new market segment with a new focus on aerodynamics and fuel efficiency When a trucking giant such as Daimler Trucks North America controls all the shots amongst its corporate divisions, the competition between each different brand tends to be totally controlled. There’s certainly a bias towards European decision making that becomes evident when dealing ...

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A Matter of Differentials

Careful planning of diff ratios and tyre sizing can pay dividends in fuel saving – Words by Dave Whyte. As an employed driver, it’s easy to underestimate the number of factors involved in running a profitable and sustainable transport fleet. I learned this very rapidly when I was given the shove into being an owner driver, and so a company ...

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