A true gentleman of the industry

Starting as a cadet draftsman at a Queensland cement works in the early 1960s, Graham Weatherhog subsequently moved into truck body and trailer building. In 1979 he was one of five men who started Shephard Transport Equipment and has remained with the company to this day.

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Elevation to success

Hew McDonald, Operations Manager at Evolving Workshop Technologies, has a wealth of mechanical and engineering experience behind him. Of his many achievements, perhaps the most notable is his invention and development of the Elevating Work Platform for workshop pits.

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An international career

Marco Quaranta started his career in the Service Department of IVECO Italy in 1987 before moving to a Dealer Network Development role and then a short spell in Information and Communications Technology.

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A man of many talents

Bob Martin is the National Training Manager at JOST Australia. He has been employed by JOST since 2001, having served as the company’s Brisbane Branch Manager for 18 years and then in 2019 moving into the newly formed National Training Manager role.

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Electric dreams

Originally from Kirkland, Washington in the US, Noelle Parlier has made quite the impact in Australia’s truck and trailer scene. When she’s not exploring the wilderness or on the ski slopes, she can be found tinkering with Kenworth and DAF equipment.

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An enduring learning curve

Mark Nelson’s current role as Contracts Manager at Tieman Tankers represents the pinnacle of an illustrious career that has spanned 45 years. He Read more

Risen through the ranks

Starting out as an apprentice diesel mechanic, Renzo Barone embarked on a road transport journey that led to his current position as Territory Read more

A well-fuelled career

Having been involved with dangerous goods (DG) road transport for most of his working life, Lee Stringer has a depth and breadth of Read more

The power of passion

In common with many who migrate to this country, Nemanja Miletic, Product Manager Asia-Pacific (APAC) at SAF-Holland, has covered a lot of ground with Read more

An all-aluminium adventure

On the penultimate day of a continuous 40-year tenure with road tanker builder Holmwood Highgate, Roger Manning reflects on a complete career that Read more