Affectionately known as ‘Mother’, Boyle’s Livestock Transport matriarch Wendy Boyle was well known for her generosity and compassion.
Those who’ve watched Outback Truckers would recognise Steve Grahame, often covered in dust and dirt, as he delivers building supplies and all sorts of essentials to some of the most remote communities in Australia.
Back in late 2019, Emily Marshall had landed a dream job on the other side of Australia, hauling oversize loads across WA – then she came home for Christmas, Covid-19 hit shortly after, borders closed and for a long time, that dream was out of reach.
Dangerous goods driver and business owner Michael ‘Kingy’ King, who has gained a lifetime of experience out on the rough outback roads, opens up about the struggle to find good drivers.
When he’s not on the road, you’ll most likely find interstate truckie Kev Harley in his shed, working on his custom metal creations.
In response to the widely publicised driver shortages in Western Australia, Qube has taken the issue into its own hands, with a series of intensive 10-week MC operator trainee programs running over 12 months.
A fourth generation family business, Brown and Hurley has become one of the largest truck dealership groups in Australia, representing PACCAR’s Kenworth and DAF brands.
The ‘Highway Queens’ project will share the stories of some of Australia’s and New Zealand’s fearless female truckies, while raising money for a very worthy cause.
Scott’s Refrigerated Logistics has launched its Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprenticeship Program, with the aim of inspiring new talent and setting the business in good stead for the future.