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Tag Archives: TrailerTorque

TRAILER NEWS | Feature – MaxiTrans

It’s good news for customers moving into the live bottom trailer discharge segment of the market as MaxiTRANS can now offer shorter delivery times for the production of its Trout River brand products. With production now taking place at the MaxiTRANS facility at Richlands, Queensland, in addition to Trout River’s existing facility at Hallam in Victoria, the reduction in the ...

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PERFECT HATCH | TrailerTorque – Multi Quip

Warren Caves explores the world of chickens The quest for productivity gains in its chicken-transport operation has led the Sydney based Multi Quip group of companies to cutting-edge European design in the form of two Hatch Traveller trailers, by Hatch Tech. Headquartered in Veenendaal in the Netherlands, Hatch Tech has developed the Hatch Traveller trailer system by drawing on the ...

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POLES APART | TRAILERTORQUE – German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover

German trailer manufacturer Langendorf and its Polish parent company Wielton S.A. join forces for the first time at IAA Hanover The European vehicle and trailer manufacturing business has such a rich wealth of history that researching the background of specific companies can be just as interesting as delving into its latest developments. Founded in 1889, the Langendorf company is based ...

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UP, UP and AWAY | TRAILERTORQUE – SANY

SANY concrete pumping equipment joins the Gough Transport Solutions stable – Words by Ed Higginson, images by Geoff Parrington.  The Gough Group is New Zealand and Australia’s leading value-add solutions provider to the infrastructure, mining, forestry, transport and power system industries. It’s a diverse group made up of five trading subsidiaries incorporating ten distinct businesses, and, as a privately-owned New ...

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Italian Style | TRAILERTORQUE – V.Orlandi

Ed Higginson looks into the background of V.Orlandi as it increases its presence in the Australian market. One of the most crucial components on a truck is the coupling between the truck and trailer, and its selection is usually the result of a decision between the customer and the trailer manufacturer. The selection of the preferred coupling system ultimately has ...

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THE MAN CAVE

Every man needs a shed, and Best Sheds is finding that Sloanebuilt makes delivery a much easier affair – Words and images by Warren Caves. Sloanebuilt Trailers has been associated with the manufacture of quality aluminium tipping bodies and tipping trailers to the transport industry for many years. However, many might not expect to see a steel flatbed semitrailer wearing ...

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FORWARD THINKING

Warren Caves reports on how Garry Stafford is developing his business with Sloanebuilt. When GLS Transport Southern Highlands needed new equipment to cater for its expanding quarry transport business, the company’s managing director Garry Stafford decided on his next step for expansion through discussion with Sloanebuilt Trailers. GLS already operated a truck and three-axled dog trailer with Sloanebulit bodies, and ...

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CATTLE COUNTRY

Toowoomba is home base for livestock transporter Robertson’s Transport and Rhino Trailers. In a world where allegiances are formed that can last generations, it makes for an interesting company profile to discuss a company that actively looks for diversity in the composition of its transport fleet. Robertson’s Transport of Toowoomba is keen to promote such a diverse programme when it ...

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Forward Thinking – GLS Transport

Warren Caves reports on how Garry Stafford is developing his business with Sloanebuilt. When GLS Transport Southern Highlands needed new equipment to cater for its expanding quarry transport business, the company’s managing director Garry Stafford decided on his next step for expansion through discussion with Sloanebuilt Trailers. GLS already operated a truck and three-axled dog trailer with Sloanebulit bodies, and ...

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Step Aside

Straddle carriers offer a broader range of alternative applications than just shifting containers. Shipping containers have effectively changed the way that business does business, driving change and improving efficiency of the global supply chain to enable “just in time” supply for manufacturing. Massive container ships stack their cargoes like building blocks, but when they arrive in port they need to ...

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