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Due to long distances between markets, the reliance on road freight has increased accordingly over the years. Australian trucking industry has a huge significance for the prosperity of the overall Australian economy. The trucking industry makes for ¾ of Australia’s domestic freight. Statistics show that the industry stands firmly on the ground despite the turbulence with the fuel price; profits reached $38.6 billion in march 2011. It is expected for the annual growth rate to be 3.8% in the period from 2011 to 2016, with revenue reaching $42.8 billion by 2016.

Australian Trucking industry is of great significance as a source of employment too. There are 523 727 registered trucks in Australia and about 46 636 truck businesses. As labour – intensive industry, Australian Trucking Industry employs about 246 100 people according to the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics .

Latest news on the Australian Trucking Industry suggest that the demand for trucks increased largely as the demand for logistics and warehousing facilities for the new retail businesses that enter the economy also increased. New occupiers from the retailing industry demand for quality infrastructure, large open spaces and 24 hours trucks access, which will allow them to ease the shipping process to shopfronts and customer homes.

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The Mad Cars & Trucks Of “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Mad Max is one of the most famous franchises of science-fiction movies. From the first and original Mad Max (1979) through Mad Max: The Road Warrior (1981) and Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985). These movies are full of unforgettable action and driving scenes taking place in a brutal future, filled with rigid and weird-looking beasts made from the left-overs of the civilization. Thirty years after the last addition to the franchise, George Miller has launched the long-rumoured and long-delayed Mad Max: Fury Road. The latest movie of post-apocalyptic insanity stars Tom Hardy as Max and Charlize Theron as Imperator…
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How To Protect Your Dump Truck Tyres

Dump trucks are massive vehicles that come with massive parts as well, including the giant dump truck tyres that play an important role in supporting the entire body of the truck. Hence, it is out of a question that dump truck tyres have to be made out of superior-quality materials so that they can offer exceptional durability and resistance. In case if not, the dump-truck driver will be tremendously exposed to life danger, which is a scenario that no one wants to happen. Believe it or not, the tyres of the truck speak a lot about the truck’s operation,…
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Different Types Of Golf Carts

When I hear golf, I instantly think of Tiger Woods and a very, very ‘fat’ bank account. Golf has always been considered the richest sport ever, but according to Forbes, it recently came down to number 4, right behind Formula1 and soccer tournaments. Golf is a rather interesting sport, with all the different golf clubs and those cute looking golf carts that follow the players around the course. Those golf carts (small open cars with mainly two seats and a carriage behind for the golf equipment) are multi-purposed and aren’t used just for the golf course. So, if you…
Second Hand Trucks

Steps to Follow When You Plan to Buy Second Hand…

If you are expanding your fleet of trucks, you must plan your shopping process wisely. The best way to expand your business is to consider buying second hand trucks, which are widely available. Truck drivers and their trucks have a strong relationship, so having the right truck matters. To make the best deal on a used truck possible, bring a mechanic with you and start choosing your new truck/s. There are many benefits of buying second hand trucks, such as lower depreciation rate, lower purchase price, wider selection and great reliability. Here are the steps you need to follow…
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Read This Before You Buy Used Trucks For Sale By…

When it comes to buying a vehicle that can be used for many different tasks, truck is the obvious choice. Whether you need a vehicle for home use or commercial tasks, the truck can help you. However, the truck is not always a low investment and may require of you to spend a reasonable amount of money. In addition to its big investment cost, you will need to pay for special licensing and insurance requirements. Therefore, many truck re-sellers are taking advantage of this, so you should be extra cautious.
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Reasons Why You Should Choose Fuso Mitsubishi Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso is probably not a name that you see very often on TV commercials, but the truck manufacturer is a well-known name for those who are in the trucking business. Since 1960s, the Japanese-based Mitsubishi has been designing and manufacturing some really quality and dependable light and medium duty trucks. Since 2005, the company is owned by the German company Daimler AG and it has found itself among the world’s largest truck manufacturers.
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3 Benefits of Buying Camper Trailers

In the last few years, camper trailers have become even more popular than motorhomes and caravans, as it provides numerous benefits. The pleasure this type of commercial vehicle provides when exploring the beauties of Australia are enormous. No wonder a camper trailer is a common choice of many Australians.