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4 Attributes of the Best Machinery Transport Companies

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Do you frequently transport oversize equipment for your operations? Read on and discover some of the intangible attributes that you should research when you are selecting a machinery transport company. Long-Term Relationships You are more likely to get excellent service from a machinery transport company that has cultivated long-term relationships with many of its clients. Such long-term relationships are usually indicative of the satisfaction that the clients have with the services that they receive from the transport company. Read More»

Two steps you can take to ensure you are prepared for a breakdown

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If your car is quite old or temperamental and you are concerned about the possibility of it breaking down, here are two steps you can take to ensure that you are prepared for this challenging situation. Keep the contact details of a towing company in your vehicle at all times Many drivers who have never dealt with a breakdown before mistakenly assume that, if they were to ever find themselves in this type of situation, they could simply flag down a passing motorist and ask them for help, or walk to a nearby town and seek assistance there. Read More»

Functional Benefits of Side Tippers

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Construction sites today would not be able to realise efficient operations without the use of side tippers. Side tippers offer a convenient working mechanism for carrying items of larger weight and transporting them to and from the construction site. Companies that deal with minerals, rocks, and metals often face the challenge of transporting these items along the construction site due to their bulk and weight. Side tippers come in two main working models; door side tippers and bowl side tippers. Read More»

Why You Should Bring in the Experts When Choosing to Import Cars into Australia

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Are you tired of boring old Holdens or Fords and unimpressed with the range of imported vehicles on offer at the local showroom? If so, aside from building your own vehicle from scratch, the only option is to purchase a car abroad and import it into Australia. Sounds simple? Think again. If you’ve never tried to do it, importing cars into Oz takes plenty of attention to detail and a little bit of hard work, and there are some key things to remember during the importing process. Read More»

Getting a Truck Licence

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Trucks are heavy vehicles which are used to transport goods from one point to another. If you wish to drive a truck, you are required to get a truck licence based on the type of truck you will be driving. There are various truck licences which you can apply and qualify for. The various truck licence types include: Medium rigid licences Heavy rigid licences Light rigid licences Multi-combination licences Heavy combination licences A light rigid truck licence is necessary if you occupy the following driving roles: Read More»