Born and bred on a Queensland cattle station, ‘Dippy’ Dipzal started his horse transport business over a decade ago – and he’s just added a new truck into the mix.
“I grew up around trucks but went straight out of school onto a handpiece in the shearing shed, being a rousie and shearing, until I worked out it was easier throwing sheep onto a truck than blowing the jackets off them,” said Nathan Rhodes with a laugh.
Annastasia Denigan, 40, didn’t originally seek out a career in transport, but since joining the industry, her professionalism and dedication have been widely recognised – most recently with being named the Trucking Woman of the Year at the Queensland Trucking Association’s (QTA) annual awards.
Putting bigger engines in vehicles is a very Australian thing to do. So, it should have come as no surprise that when Fuso Japan received a request to put a bigger engine in the heavy-duty Shogun it came from Australia.
Readers of Big Rigs will be familiar with the photographic work of owner-driver Kev Cameron who has been a regular contributor to the ‘Readers Rigs’ pages of the paper, along the way also gathering plenty of mileage on various Facebook pages, with his 2003 Western Star generally front and centre of his images.
AutoKlene has introduced its new-to-market Snake Skin Vehicle ‘Cockpit Shield’ range, encased in vibrant packaging and a choice of fragrances to suit all tastes.
For owner operator Cameron Shaw, heavy haulage transport marketplace Loadshift has helped him to grow and diversify his business.
A lot has changed for Ian Bird, 77, since he first starting driving trucks over half a century ago at the age of 22.
If your business is eligible for the current government tax incentives, there has never been a better time to upgrade.
Life has changed dramatically for Bluewater Springs Roadhouse owners Geoff and Melissa Bolster since the coronavirus pandemic hit the headlines in 2019.