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Linfox makes significant investment in UD Trucks fleet | TRANSPORT NEWS

Linfox Logistics Australia and New Zealand has invested in a fleet of more than 90 UD Trucks Quon CD 25 360 vehicles for its bespoke beverage logistics brand, BevChain. The fleet investment demonstrates Linfox’s long-term commitment to operating the newest, safest and most environmentally friendly fleet on the road. The Quon features a host of advanced safety features including the ...

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Extra Mile Challenge is Underway with UD Trucks | TRANSPORT NEWS

Extra Mile Challenge is Underway with UD Trucks  UD Trucks Australia has launched the 2020 Extra Mile Challenge, a driver-skill based competition that tests drivers to demonstrate how improvements in driver behaviour can translate to safer driving, improved fuel consumption and reduced wear and tear on vehicles. The local Australian competition has been launched with drivers hand-picked by UD Trucks’ customers ...

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Getting Down To Business | TRUCK REVIEW – UD TRUCKS

UD Trucks rebuilds with new products and a fresh emphasis on ability. The UD truck brand is been renowned for reliability backed by a very strong service history with local councils and, more recently, with the container traffic operations heading into Sydney ports and with pick-up and delivery fleets. UD made some important announcements at the Brisbane Truck Show that ...

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BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW 2019 | EVENTS

A review of the trucks making the news by Ed Higginson and Chris Mullett. After a two-year wait, Australia’s trucking industry came together in Brisbane for the Southern Hemisphere’s largest truck show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. With some major advances in trucks showcased less than six months ago in Europe at the IAA Hanover, and in March ...

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INSPIRED EFFICIENCY | COMPANY Profile – Kennedy Express applies a strong work ethic to control profit and performance

Kennedy Express applies a strong work ethic to control profit and performance – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up As the operator of an overnight express parcel operation on Australia’s eastern seaboard since 1989, Kennedy Express, managing director Michael Kennedy bought his first truck, a MAN, after driving with IPEC doing linehaul work. At that time IPEC ...

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ULTIMATE THOUGHT PROCESSORS | Truck Review -UD Trucks’ revised Quon heavy duty truck has moved a step closer to complete autonomy.

Warren Caves reviews the autonomous UD UD Trucks’ revised Quon heavy duty truck has moved a step closer to complete autonomy. To experience this development at close quarters, PowerTorque visited Japan to evaluate a commercial test-ready Quon fitted with its latest autonomous technology, prior to the start of a trial in real-world customer operations within controlled environments. Once the trial ...

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EVERY TOWN, EVERY DAY | Company Profile- Followmont Transport

The express parcels business imposes its own demands on customer service – Words by Brenton O’Connor. The core business for Queensland-based Followmont Transport is founded upon the express parcel service, with the aim to service every town in its network every day. Now in its second generation, the company is currently directed by Mark Tobin, whose father started the business ...

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Quon by name – UD by nature | TRUCK REVIEW – UD Quon

UD builds on its heritage and blends design features from within the Volvo Group to redefine customer expectation when owning a Japanese truck – Words by Ed Higginson, images by Jonathon Wood With the recent release of the latest Quon, UD is claiming the company has redefined the UD brand image to become the best Japanese truck on the market. ...

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Every Town, Every Day | COMPANY PROFILE- FOLLOWMONT TRANSPORT

The express parcels business imposes its own demands on customer service – Words by Brenton O’Connor.  The core business for Queensland-based Followmont Transport is founded upon the express parcel service, with the aim to service every town in its network every day. Now in its second generation, the company is currently directed by Mark Tobin, whose father started the business ...

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Innisfail Carrying Company Wins a UD Quon for 12 months | TRANSPORT NEWS

UD Trucks Australia has announced that Innisfail Carrying Company in Queensland has won its competition to add a UD Quon to  their business for an entire year. Innisfail Carrying Company is a family-owned business that started in 1995 with one prime mover, and has since expanded to include several depots across Queensland while operating a fleet of 38 trucks. “The ...

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