Going the extra mile

The founder and Managing Director of JD Refrigerated Transport, Joe Joseph, has a somewhat unusual career history for the owner of a transport company.

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Shifting the silage safely

There’s no question that the tipping semi-trailer, widely believed to have been pioneered by August Fruehauf in the aftermath of World War I, was a truly remarkable invention that more than one century on continues to lend itself admirably to a multitude of applications in road transport.

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Intelligent design

After extensive field testing in Australia, BPW Transpec has introduced its new and enhanced TS2 ECO Disc trailer axles with wheel rim sizes of 19.5” and 22.5” and respective disc diameters of 370mm and 430mm.

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Safe and secure

BPW Transpec has introduced an innovative door locking system for trailers and bodies called SafeT. It is trialing the system in Australia with Skyroad Logistics, a company keen to increase security for its high value cargo.

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Shock value

One of the main cause of tyre wear on air suspended trailers, according to PACCAR Parts Australia, is due to worn shock absorbers.

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