Market value

Kim McDonald grew up in the transport industry with his family running milk tankers for a local dairy company. He started his truck driving career at the age of 18 and has been operating and maintaining heavy vehicles ever since.

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Driven to the edge

Specialised business unit, Carrier Transicold, has reaffirmed its commitment to reducing emissions, improving sustainability and increasing efficiency across the refrigerated transport sector with the launch of the Vector eCool – the first fully autonomous, all-electric engineless refrigerated trailer system.

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Bickleys schmick chick transporter

In what amounts to yet another Performance-Based Standards (PBS) success story that’s well outside the burgeoning truck and dog box, Goornong (VIC) based Bickleys Transport recently commissioned a high productivity road train comprising two 45’ Vawdrey semi-trailers linked by a tandem converter dolly to significantly enhance productivity in a role that was previously the exclusive domain of B-doubles.

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Made in Italy

What started as a modest family business in 1950 – three bothers working out of a small mechanical workshop in the heart of Italy’s strongest industrial hub – rapidly transformed into what is now an international brand.

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Primed for the long haul

Efficiency is key in any transport operation, even more so with refrigerated transport where the cost of running the fridge plants adds to overall running costs.

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Continued evolution

There are two major product groups under the SAF-Holland axles and suspensions umbrella: INTRA – featuring a lightweight, fabricated trailing arm welded to the axle; and Modul – which features a Z-shaped design and 100mm-wide springs – either single or twin – attached to the axle with U-bolts.

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