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  • GBR Transport: A question of pride

    GBR Transport: A question of pride

    As an established force in the commercial road transport market, GBR Transport has a trick or two up its sleeve to sustain growth in a volatile business environment. One key element that has proven successful is a strong focus on customer service.

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  • Finn’s Bulk Haulage: Keeping it in the family

    Finn’s Bulk Haulage: Keeping it in the family

    Much has been discussed about the issue of succession planning in today’s road transport industry, but a brother and sister duo from Melbourne had no qualms about keeping a family bulk haulage business alive.

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  • Ross Transport: Steel Town Hero

    Ross Transport: Steel Town Hero

    Port Kembla and Wollongong have a reputation for being “tough” places, where tough people work under tough conditions to make ends meet. Alan Ross certainly is a tough character too, but he has a special soft spot.

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  • P&N Logistics: People have got to eat

    P&N Logistics: People have got to eat

    P&N Logistics was established as a ‘one-truck refrigeration specialist’ by Peter and Natalie Cheney in 2006 and has since grown to include a fleet of six B-double sets, three single refrigerated vans and more than a dozen prime movers.

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  • Hornby Transport: Fleet of steel

    Hornby Transport: Fleet of steel

    When Bob Hornby started in the transport industry back in the 1970s, the Wollongong/Port Kembla metropolis was one of the two ‘steel cities’ in NSW, a place where almost all business activity was linked in some way to the massive blast furnaces that dominated the skyline – a gold mine for the trucking industry.

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  • AJ Bush & Sons

    AJ Bush & Sons

    AJ Bush & Sons has a long history in the meat and rendering business, with core activities relying on a transport division operating unique and specialised equipment.

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  • Region Peak Transport

    Region Peak Transport

    Melbourne’s Region Peak Transport can pride itself on the fact that it never lost a client since the first load was delivered on the back of a 1710 International Acco rigid – but instead of resting on his laurels, Brian Harper is busy building a fleet that will ensure the flawless track record will be maintained in the future.

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  • Transforce Bulk Haulage

    Transforce Bulk Haulage

    When it comes to implementing a long-term strategy for the future growth and sustainability of Australia’s road transport industry, Transforce Bulk Haulage is one name that will drop immediately. The company is the first certified carbon-neutral trucking business in the country.

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  • Micway Transport

    Micway Transport

    As so often, it all started with a casual beer or two. In David Franklin’s case, however, it’s not at all what you expect. David used to be a well-regarded country publican who one day decided to sell up and buy a truck. Micway Transport was born.

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  • Gilmour Bulk Haulage

    Gilmour Bulk Haulage

    WA-based Gilmour Bulk Haulage has specialised in running road trains all across Australia’s vast west, where local mass regulations can provide a notable benefit for the extra axle.

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  • Cartage Australia

    Cartage Australia

    Through an uncompromising commitment to service and quality, Cartage Australia is growing from strength to strength. The Melbourne-based company opened a new facility in Sydney this year to go accommodate an ever-expanding fleet.

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  • Allsons Transport

    Allsons Transport

    An Adelaide operator has developed a business model to include all of the family working independently within the business. Trailer talked to Allsons Transport about how to find a niche in a contested transport market.

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