Peter Shields

The Tipping Zone

As a society, we’ve become isolated from waste — we think the job is done when the discarded items are sent down the rubbish chute or have a moment of self-congratulation when we remember to put the correct bins out on pickup night.
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CTI Logistics Cascadia truck in the dust.

Western Union

CTI Logistics Limited (CTI) celebrates 50 years of operation in 2023 and now has more than 1,000 people and 750-plus vehicles.
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Putzmeister, Volvo boom truck.

Planet Boom

A German company that has been operating in Australia for over 50 years, Putzmeister supplies a large range of European designed and manufactured concrete placing equipment.
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Western Star 48X.

X-Series: A Star is Born

The X-Series is the first all-new Western Star range in a generation and the engineers in Portland, Oregon, where the trucks intended for the Australian market are manufactured, started with a clean sheet almost six years ago with the intention to produce a range of trucks which accommodated the four key pillars of durability, safety, driver comfort, and weight reduction.
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Ausway Transport Scania trucks.

Next Generation

The Sooch family became involved in road transport in Northern India as far back as 1962 where Gurdev S. Sooch started a trucking company, prior to emigrating to Australia with his family in the mid-‘70s.
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Pioneering Spirit

DB Schenker traces its foundation back 150 years to 1872 when Gottfried Schenker started Schenker & Co in Vienna, Austria and offered the first consolidated rail shipments from Paris to Vienna.
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Ready, Set, Charge

Following the market launch of the eActros 300 and 400 production models in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks continues to push ahead with the introduction of further battery-electric models with a production prime mover version expected in 2023 to join the rigid models already available including the eEconic refuse vehicle range.
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Family Ties

The catchy name for JATEC Transport is an acronym of the first names of the Barlow family, parents Jane and Troy, and adult children Ethan, Aaron and Caitlin, the latter two now working in the family enterprise.
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Glen 'Cookie' Cook.

Totally Wired

Glen ‘Cookie’ Cook is an electricity safety specialist with Energy Queensland who is on a mission to ensure people in the transport industry are aware of the risks associated with operating in the vicinity of high voltage power lines. 
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Coast Rider

Coastal Transport Services (CTS) was established by Ray Graetz in 1986 to provide general freight services to the burgeoning area located midway between Sydney and Newcastle.
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