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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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