In February this year, two mates with a background in truck parts and mechanics – Ian Quaresmini and Nick Wirth – opened the doors to Queensland Truck Spares.
With fuel prices at an all-time high, it’s never been more important to reduce fuel costs and buy wholesale at a reduced price, with your own fuel storage facility.
It hasn’t always been an easy ride for former ice road truckie Randy Bye, who made the move from Canada to Australia in 2013 – but he’s glad he did.
Ken Blanch Transport has added a Fuso Shogun 510 to its Taree-based fleet. The Shogun joins a Freightliner Cascadia and Mercedes-Benz Actros as the latest models provided by local Daimler Truck dealer, Mavin Truck Centre.
Two trucks, 14 days and 10,863 kilometres travelled have made for an unforgettable journey for this husband-and-wife trucking duo.
The Freightliner Cascadia, which is the best-selling truck in the US, was developed in right-hand drive for a cost of additional $100 million in order to ensure it was properly engineered for uniquely tough Australian conditions and met local operator requirements.
Veteran Vic Mix contractor Daniel Venditti has upgraded to a new Mercedes-Benz Actros 2663 after a stellar run with a 2658 model. Read more
Since becoming manager of the Windmill Roadhouse in WA about 18 months ago Amanda Daley has earned the nickname of ‘Chatty’. That’s because Daley loves having a chat to the truck drivers who stop there daily.
The Kenworth T909 could arguably be branded with the title of the ‘King of the Road’ on Australian highways with the long-bonneted PACCAR product a popular choice for many fleet owners and owner-drivers across a wide range of haulage applications.
All industries experience cycles of expansion and contraction, and this is particularly true of the insurance industry. Although no two cycles are exactly the same, insurance industry cycles typically last between three to ten years and incorporate phases marked by an expansion (hard market) and a contraction (soft market) of insurance availability.