Trailer Magazine


  • VTA welcomes Victorian Government announcements on HPFVs

    The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has welcomed the announcements by the Victorian Government of the extension of available roads in Victorian regional and metropolitan areas for access by Higher Productivity Freight Vehicles (HPFVs). Read More...

  • R&C Asphalt invests in Hamelex White PBS combination

    Pakenham-based R&C Asphalt Paving has made the move to PBS, investing in two sets of PBS-approved rigid and quad-axle dog trailers. Read More...

  • O’Phee’s family values lead to quality designs

    It is safe to say that O’Phee is a classic family-owned business. Established almost half a century ago, there is that typical aura of tradition surrounding it, and if you call up, it is highly likely you will speak directly to an O’Phee. But, the company is also is an influential force in modern Australian trailer design. Read More...

  • PBS: From boutique to mainstream

    After a bumpy beginning, Australia’s Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme has come a long way over the past decade, as ARTSA’s PBS Conference in Melbourne demonstrated. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) will now build on that success. Read More...

  • TCK Australia linking road trains

    Some say the Pilbara region in Western Australia is home to the harshest, most demanding environment a haulage business could possibly face. That’s why Bullbuck Transport has entrusted Trailer Coupling Kits (TCK) Australia to provide a solid link between Bullbuck’s fleet of side tipper road trains. Read More...

  • Hopkins Transport to implement GPS technology across fleet

    Hopkins Transport Australia has recently installed a GPS monitoring system across the entire fleet to monitor up to 160,000 day old chickens and fertilised eggs per load. Read More...

  • Victorian Government expands routes for B-triples and B-doubles

    The Victorian Government has given the go ahead for B-triple combinations up to 36 metres long to be allowed on roads between Port Melbourne and regional centres within the state. B-double units up to 30 metres long will also have their network greatly expanded to include some of Melbourne’s freeways. Read More...

  • ATA chairman completes CIMC trailer roadtrip

    ATA Chief Executive Stuart St Clair said his nine-day tour promotional tour around Australia with a recently donated CIMC trailer was “a great success”. Read More...

  • Rod Cunningham resigns as Freighter General Manager

    MaxiTRANS has announced the resignation of Rod Cunningham as General Manager of the company's long-standing trailer brand, Freighter. After seven years in his current role, Rod has decided the time has come for him to pursue new opportunities, leaving the brand in historically one of its strongest positions, with order banks high and the product selling well. Read More...

  • Linfox renews Goodyear contract

    Linfox has renewed its partnership with Goodyear Dunlop and will continue to deliver tyres to more than 300 retail outlets around Melbourne, a contract the freight specialist has done so for more than 30 years. Read More...

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