how many elephants are there in the room?

How Many Elephants Are There in the Room?

Attending the Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association Conference recently a microcosm of the issues which plague the trucking industry played out on the conference floor, begging the question, how many elephants are there in the room? Read more

servicing all types of rural transport tasks

Servicing All Types of Rural Transport Tasks

Like all of Australian Livestock and Rural Transporter Association’s elected Councillors, ALRTA National President, Scott McDonald, runs his own freight business, servicing all types of rural transport tasks. McDonald Brothers Transport purchased their first truck in 2000 and have since grown it to a fleet of 12 today. The business operates tippers, crates, flattops and dropdeck trailers. Read more

getting to the right place at the right time

Getting to the Right Place at the Right Time

It is one of the core principles behind running a trucking operation, simple enough to say and not so easy to do well, and that is ensuring the freight is getting to the right place at the right time. Tim Giles meets an operator who has grown his business by following this rule to the letter.  Read more

is this the new normal?

Is This the New Normal?

As life begins to return to normal, the Livestock and Rural Transporter Association of Queensland held its annual conference on the Sunshine Coast, asking the question, is this the new normal? Read more

getting started in the horse game

Getting Started in the Horse Game

Dippy, real name, Darryl Brusnahan, tells PowerTorque the story of how he went about getting started in the horse game. Dippy and his wife Zelda have developed a strong reputation in the world of horse transport in and out of Queensland. Read more

a willingness to go above and beyond

A Willingness To Go Above and Beyond 

Luke Taylor has shown a willingness to go above and beyond in his role with Kahler Transport, bringing him a nomination for the Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of Queensland Young Person in Transport Award. Read more

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