Howe Haulage to sell entire fleet at Ritchie Bros. auction

After 57 years in the industry, Tony Howe, founder of Howe Haulage will sell his fleet with Ritchie Bros. next week, as he steps into retirement.

Howe founded the business in 1999 and it has remained strong over the past two decades.

He has become a much loved and respected figure in the transport industry and is about to embark on his next chapter

“Tony has lived and breathed trucks since he was 16 years old and has won many awards over the years at truck shows across Victoria. His rebuilt 2006 Mack CL666RS Super-Liner and his 2006 Kenworth T904 are his pride and joy,” said Ritchie Bros. senior territory manager Tim Shaw.

“This is a great opportunity for buyers in the market for trucks and trailers. Tony has a strong, longstanding reputation in the industry. He prides himself on a rigorous maintenance schedule and is known for keeping his trucks spotless.”

Ritchie Bros. will manage the complete dispersal of Howe Haulage assets through the Australian National Unreserved Auction (October 20-21). There are 27 prime movers and 46 trailers in this dispersal including Tony’s award-winning 2006 Mack CL666RS Super-Liner and 2006 Kenworth T904 trucks.

“We are very excited to have the opportunity to manage the complete dispersal for Howe Haulage and are delighted they have put their faith in us. Howe Haulage has sold with Ritchie Bros. in the past and it shows Tony’s confidence in us to sell his fleet. With decades of experience, strong market demand and commitment to our customers we’re confident the whole process will be a huge success,” Shaw added.

The Australian National Unreserved Auction will feature items from the transport, construction, mining and agricultural industries.

The event will be held exclusively online with those interested in bidding urged to register to bid, with bidding opening on October 16. Day one of the auction (October 20) will be dedicated to construction and crushing gear while day two (October 21) will focus on transportation and agriculture assets.

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