maintaining the right level of service

Maintaining the Right Level of Service 

There’s no doubt that the ultimate success or otherwise of any trucking operation, regardless of what goods are transported, hinges on maintaining the right level of service provided. Southern Sydney based operation, Select Tilt Tray Group, provides a specialised vehicle transportation service for a number of customers including Toyota industrial equipment.  Read more

investment incentive has been extended

Investment Incentive has been Extended

Trucking businesses will be able to invest in safer equipment and support the industry’s suppliers now that the investment incentive has been extended by the government. The extension of the $150,000 instant asset write off was warmly welcomed by Ben Maguire, Australian Trucking Association CEO and Todd Hacking, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia CEO. Read more

$8 million funding for improved truck access

$8 million Funding For Improved Truck Access

In a move which will see local councils carry out and manage engineering assessments of their bridges and culverts, the Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project will see up to $8 million funding for improved truck access. To begin with the project will include 12 councils nationwide in its pilot phase. Read more

Understanding the buyer journey in B2B Marketing

By David Dodd, National Key Accounts Manager.

Prime Creative Media offers this complimentary resource for B2B marketing professionals, an animation explaining the buyer journey and how to maximise your chance of sales success.    Read more

possible structural change in the truck market

Possible Structural Change in the Truck Market

It is too early to tell whether we are seeing a possible structural change in the truck market as the May truck sales figures, released by the Truck industry Council, reflect the disruption caused by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

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Volvo virtually launched four new trucks

Volvo Virtually Launched Four New Trucks

Despite disruption caused by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in Europe, Diesel News’ European Correspondent, Will Shiers, witnessed the show when Volvo virtually launched four new trucks as a live online broadcast, interacting with the event from his office computer. Read more

Electric trucks from SEA

Electric Trucks from SEA

“Electric trucks from SEA are really in a consolidation phase now,” says Joe Di Santo, SEA Electric Sales Director ANZ, who works out of the SEA Electric headquarters in Dandenong in Victoria. “We’ve moved from a research and development business, to one pumping out the same type of product consistently. We are doing production now. The next 12 months will be important for us to keep refining the process. Read more

Kenworth mix classic with modern in a new model

Kenworth Mix Classic with Modern in a New Model

The launch of the latest truck to come out of Bayswater sees Kenworth mix classic with modern in a new model in the growing range of ‘10s’, this time it’s a T410SAR. This launch sees the familiar and classic radiator and bonnet shape now available on Paccar’s follow up to the release of the more modern styled T410 model last year. Read more

buy a truck with no mirrors

Buy a Truck With No Mirrors

It will now be possible to buy a truck with no mirrors on the Australian market, as Mercedes Benz introduce Mirrorcam on the Actros model truck now on sale. This release also sees the return of the Actros name which was not used when the current generation of Mercedes Benz heavy duty trucks was introduced back in 2016. Read more