Although Graeme Rowlands left no stone unturned when scouting the market for a reliable aftermarket trailer coupling pin made in Australia, he soon found there is only one way to ensure the product is 100 per cent up to scratch – do it yourself. The result is a humming family business, Trailer Coupling Kits Australia (TCK).
While most of us think ‘shopping bag’ when talking about plastic, Steve Wilson of High Pressure Thermoforming Australia (HPTA) is painting a whole different picture. To him, the unheeded material can transform the commercial road transport industry into a green and future-proof market segment.
Launching an innovative product that has the potential to cause an industry wide sensation is only one part of a successful business strategy. The second step to commercial success is setting up a strong sales, marketing and distribution department.
There’s no underselling the importance of the hub-odometer; it is an essential part of any trailer maintenance program. SKF Australia has long been experts in providing quality hub-odometers that accommodate their clients’ needs.
Bryan Winkleman of Hopper Transport in Sydney is a keen student of efficiency. That’s why he got personally involved to help Krueger build a B-double set that can cart additional AdBlue in a tank behind the nose cone.
Developed by world leading company Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products to improve flow problems in the trucking industry, the QuickSilver system has gained high renown as a premium truck lining material in the US and Europe. E-Plas has now introduced QuickSilver to Australia.
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