Staff Writer

Flying high

For more than 30 years the Huck brand has set the standard for truck trailer fastening technology with a range of vibration-resistant, maintenance-free fasteners and tools.

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Wings of glory

Martin Toomey has two decades of automotive industry experience, having held prominent positions both locally and internationally. His previous roles include stints at Knorr-Bremse China as Managing Director, Eaton Australia General Manager and Sales Director at Scania Australia. He is also the Chair of ARTSA-i – an independent industry think tank that seeks to accelerate better decisions towards a safer more modern industry.

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A super slick solution

Two of the more prominent tipper-related issues, particularly for operators of aluminium tipping equipment hauling sticky or abrasive materials, are product hang-up and wear of the floor and sides.

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The finishing touch

At the final finish stage of the trailer building process, according to Krueger Transport Equipment, the entire steel chassis is sandblasted, undercoated and painted. Krueger goes the extra mile when it comes to achieving the best results, utilising three environmentally friendly painting booths, which are 60’ in length to ensure the biggest trailers are painted and fully sealed.

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AFIA nominations deadline is extended

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2021 Australian Freight Industry Awards (AFIA) by popular demand, providing operators and industry suppliers with a further week to lodge their applications.

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