When brothers Peter and Angus Wickham spent a pretty packet on a brand new Kenworth in 1978 to transport potatoes from their family farm, it marked the start of something big – and they didn’t even know it yet.
Bob Hall, 78, is playing his part to keep the memories of Kwikasair and its fleet of Kenworth K125 ‘Grey Ghosts’ alive.
For many years, the Grey Ghost has lurked in the shadows; doing its work in the darkness of night, out of sight and out of mind – well that was the whole idea anyway.
Moving from Brisbane to the outback and taking over a local truck stop was a big gamble for these sisters, but it’s one that has well and truly paid off.
Having spent 27 years in warehousing and distribution, Craig Claridge was ready to take the plunge and go out on his own.
At the ripe age of 70, Roger Padfield has called time on his career, leaving a lasting impression on many of those who have had the pleasure of working with him.
Home to a booming timber and beef industry, the Limestone Coast contributes hundreds of millions of dollars a year to the economy. Yet you may not think so by looking at the condition of some of its roads.
Growing up, Jess Moyse aspired to be a journalist. Originally from Brisbane, she had pictured herself being part of the regular 9 to 5 daily office grind – yet her reality is anything but.
At just 20 years of age, truck driver Katherine Glover knows first-hand how hard it can be to get a foot in the door in this industry.
Through its Industry Pathways Program, O’Brien Transport is bringing new generations into the transport industry through structured and professional on the job training.