“Australia needs to embrace advanced commercial vehicle technologies more whole heartedly and sooner. It doesn’t make sense waiting around until these technologies and systems are made mandatory by government or other authorities. We have these systems on offer, here and now, with exceptional manufacturer backing, and experienced service technicians there to ensure that the systems and vehicles are in motion again,” says Bruno Pisanelli, owner and principal contractor of Jevs Diesel’s.
The road freight transport industry is experiencing pressures like never before. It is not just transport business operators who are feeling the pressure, but truck and trailer OEMs, logistics providers and other market players are facing a heavy load of challenges due to operational and regulatory demands.
One of the business arms of Queensland-based, DDS Transport Solutions, specialises in the transportation of fresh fruit and vegetables in Brisbane and the surrounding suburbs, while the other arm operates trucks and trailer combinations that run all over the country moving Porsche race cars. Both sides of the business rely on some of the best products in the market despite handling very different freight tasks.
Queensland-based company, Eastwells Haulage, specialises in the transportation of bulk commodities – particularly grain – as well as recyclable waste and building waste. The Director, Mark Eastwell, commenced operations in 2004 following his 23-year trade background as a diesel mechanic and electrical fitter.
Since beginning paint production in 1985, A&I Coatings has transformed from a small paint manufacturing company in New South Wales to a globally recognised company, engineering high performance coatings for commercial and industrial applications.
E-Max features a comprehensive product line of scales and provides solutions for both trucks and trailers with mechanical or air suspensions. With expertise in advanced on-board scale communications, it offers a complete vehicle weighing system that will help reduce costs, improve efficiency, and maximise profitability.
Melbourne-based family-owned business, Attards, renowned for manufacturing outstanding truck and trailer curtains, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Right Weigh has partnered with V-DAQ to provide Australia’s first wireless Smart On-Board Mass (OBM) System.
Prestige Truck Bodies was founded by Paul in 1996, following his desire to produce a superior product. According to the business, he knew there was, and still is a desire to develop new body concepts and has transformed himself and the business to accommodate that niche.
Back in 1976, when Graeme Elphinstone first fitted a set of imported scales to a log truck in Triabunna, Tasmania, little did he realise he was about to revolutionise the Australian transport industry.