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Thu 17 Oct 2019

Trucking icon 'reunited with wife in heaven'

Trucking icon 'reunited with wife in heaven'

THE North Queensland's trucking community is mourning the loss of an industry giant whose pioneering business decisions set him apart.

Hino points to the future at Tokyo Motor Show

Hino points to the future at Tokyo Motor Show

With the theme of 'Transporting Every Happiness', the Hino exhibit will include an extremely versatile concept vehicle, the Hino FlatFormer.

Western Star Show n Shine prizes announced

Western Star Show n Shine prizes announced

The 'truck of the show' owner will win tickets for two people to a corporate suite to the Supercars' round of their choice, including flights and accommodation.

Volvo top brass give thumbs up to new WA centre

Volvo top brass give thumbs up to new WA centre

BGC Constructions will be handing over a brand new, purpose-built sales and service facility for Western Australia's Volvo, Mack and UD dealer, Truck Centre WA.

Transport luminaries receive top honours from VTA

Transport luminaries receive top honours from VTA

Over 100 senior representatives of the transport industry, past award winners and other freight and logistics stakeholders attended the black-tie event.

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Submission deadline extended for Senate inquiry on industry

Submission deadline extended for Senate inquiry on industry

Senator Glenn Sterle is expecting a surge in late submissions and especially wants to hear the thoughts of drivers.

ALDI to roll out EWDs across entire fleet

ALDI to roll out EWDs across entire fleet

Kelly Wells, Director of Logistics at ALDI Australia, said the move to EWDs will assist operators by reducing the complexity and administrative burden.

Truck tech professionals take out top awards

Truck tech professionals take out top awards

TWO of Australia's most outstanding technical contributors to the trucking industry have been honoured with awards for excellence. 

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Hide your truck from neighbours or face steep fine

Hide your truck from neighbours or face steep fine

Mackay council tightens laws on parking up at home and reveals cost to drivers if they're caught out.

Daimler Trucks Brisbane hits road for open day

Daimler Trucks Brisbane hits road for open day

Daimler Trucks Brisbane recently took a convoy of trucks to the Toll NQX complex at Karawatha, a state-of-the-art logistics facility.

Get on with the job in new Fuso Canter

Get on with the job in new Fuso Canter

IN THE market for a light-duty truck? Want to drive it out of the showroom straight to the job? Then the Fuso Canter Built Ready range may just fit the bill.

Tasmania celebrates award winners at gala night

Tasmania celebrates award winners at gala night

A number of industry luminaries gathered in Hobart to acknowledge the best of the best across a number of categories.

Kenworth delivers unique girder crane to Bayswater site

Kenworth delivers unique girder crane to Bayswater site

Measuring 20m in length, with dual-hoists and a 16-tonne load capacity, the crane will be installed as part of the Bayswater site expansion.

Rest area review: Truckies rate new Nudgee stop

Rest area review: Truckies rate new Nudgee stop

The Queensland Government may be singing the praises of the new $2.7m project just 15km north of the Brisbane CBD, but what do truckies think?

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Rest area sign causes turmoil at Sleepy Hollow

Rest area sign causes turmoil at Sleepy Hollow

A controversial sign asks truckies to turn off their engines, including those with refrigeration units, so residents can sleep.

Sun 13 Oct 2019

Award winners in for long haul

Award winners in for long haul

Dedication, passion, professionalism and sheer hard work have been the drivers that have put Carter Heavy Haulage and Transport where they are today.

Co-op is finding plenty of fans in trucking

Co-op is finding plenty of fans in trucking

Capricorn boasts a 21,000-strong membership that annually makes more than $2 billion in purchases, giving it some serious muscle.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Cow stranded on Monash Freeway

Cow stranded on Monash Freeway

A stranded cow is causing traffic delays on one of Melbourne’s major arterials, as motorists slow down just before Clyde Road.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Compliance rate increases in nationwide operation

Compliance rate increases in nationwide operation

Authorised officers from 10 agencies including police, state transport agencies and the NHVR were deployed to 142 locations across Australia.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

EXEQ staff wear hearts on their sleeves for brave Kirby

EXEQ staff wear hearts on their sleeves for brave Kirby

Breast Cancer Awareness Month has taken on even greater meaning for the mostly male team at this Toowoomba excavation company.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Lawyer calls for restraint around 'wage theft' allegations

Lawyer calls for restraint around 'wage theft' allegations

What might look like wage theft, might actually be a lack of awareness that payroll systems needed to be updated in line with a law change.

Truckie killed while under vehicle on South Gippsland Hwy

Truckie killed while under vehicle on South Gippsland Hwy

Emergency services have been at the scene at Bena for most of the day investigating the circumstances surrounding this morning's tragedy.

Swedish brand takes honours in another flat sales month

Swedish brand takes honours in another flat sales month

Coming off a couple of record years, truck sales in 2019 have had the brakes on almost since day one and September was no better.

Urana Vintage Machinery Club celebrates 20th rally

Urana Vintage Machinery Club celebrates 20th rally

The Urana Vintage Machinery Club is preparing for a memorable milestone over the weekend of October 19-20.

Mark ten Broeke returns to Scania to join sales team

Mark ten Broeke returns to Scania to join sales team

After a seven-year break working overseas, a familiar face returns to the Scania sales team to help service the east coast.

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