Trailer Magazine


  • Accellos awarded “Third Party Developer of the Year for 2011” for Sage Australia

    Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has been named Sage Australia’s Third Party Developer of the Year for 2011. This recognition came during Sage’s Insight Conference held on the Sunshine Coast in November. Read More...

  • New Razor website

    Razor International, a leading force in electronic and automated control systems for semi-trailers and rigid trucks, has launched a new corporate website to better serve its clientele in Australia and around the globe. Read More...

  • Patchell new General Manager at Roadmaster

    New Zealand company Roadmaster Ltd has appointed Colin Patchell as new General Manager - Operations. “It’s a breath of fresh air”, says Colin, former General Manager of Patchell Industries. Read More...

  • Design study: Mercedes Benz Aero

    At the 2011 Trailer Show in Kortrijk, Belgium, Mercedes-Benz presented a futuristic design study named “aero”. According to Mercedes-Benz, the study is able to reduce wind resistance by 18 per cent, decreasing fuel consumption by five per cent. Read More...

  • Translating innovation into growth

    In an era of fragmenting customer demand, the ability to translate innovation into volume production has become a competitive advantage. Relying on a swift decision-making process and a high level of cost awareness, Kennedy Trailers has become a prime example of a modern mid tier. Read More...

  • The smart way

    When Rocklea-based tarpaulin specialist Eagle Canvas consulted an engineering office to develop an automatic tarp drive in 2005, the answer was unequivocal. “Even after half a year of research they said it was too complicated to translate our idea into volume production,” says Eagle Canvas’ fleet manager, Murray Scott. “But, then we discovered Razor.” Read More...

  • Holmwood’s sleek solution

    Holmwood Highgate - a leading force in designing intelligent transport solutions for the bulk liquid industry - has developed a new, lightweight barrel design that does not only offer less tare weight and extra payload, but also more space for additional branding. Read More...

  • PBS-approved Super B-double

    This week, Queensland-based logistics operator, Container Swinglift, will introduce a PBS-approved 40-40 Super B-double container transporter with active steer technology supplied and fitted by Trackaxle of Victoria. Read More...

  • Open-air concert at 2012 ITTES

    2012 is going to be a big year for Australia’s commercial road transport industry, with the International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show (ITTES) in March continuing to generate a buzz. Show director Clint Hendry has announced that the show will host an open-air concert featuring Noiseworks’ frontman Jon Stevens. Read More...

  • The never-ending A-trailer story

    The on-going debate about onerous A-trailer registration charges will keep the industry busy well into until 2012 as Australia’s transport ministers keep asking for additional research on the subject. Read More...

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