Melbourne Truck Show secures a place in history

The 2016 edition of the International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show is set to secure a place in transport history, with a range of industry heavyweights using the event to celebrate major milestones. “Among the numerous world premieres that will be making history at the Melbourne Truck Show, companies such as Bartlett Equipment, SAF-Holland and

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GraysOnline all set for ITTES debut

Australian online retail and auction company GraysOnline will be making its Show debut this week at the Roads & Civil Works expo as part of the iconic Melbourne Truck Show. GraysOnline, part of the Grays eCommerce Group, is reportedly the largest online industrial and commercial auction business in the Asia-Pacific region. With its proven asset

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Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit starts tomorrow

The second Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit, titled Game Changers, will kick off at the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne tomorrow. The headline-making Summit – again hosted by the Australian Road Transport Suppliers’ Association (ARTSA) and supported by BP – aims to bring together the major players in commercial road transport and provide a

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Don’t miss the opportunity of a lifetime

The program for Australia’s only international transport industry leadership event, the Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit, is filled with some of the most prominent names in the industry. Don’t miss out on meeting them face-to-face. To be held at the State Library of Victoria on 3-4 May, the second Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit will

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Experience big machinery live in action at ITTES

Leading truck OEMs Volvo and Iveco will display some of their newest releases live in action on the Melbourne Truck Show Test Track, creating a spectacle of machinery not to be missed. Volvo has announced it will make the Australian launch of its new FE Euro 6 Dual Control 6×4 rear-air suspension waste truck at

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Brimarco gets Tough As for Melbourne Truck Show

Ballarat-based Brimarco has announced it will have its ‘Tough As’ range of trailers on display at the upcoming International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show (ITTES) 2016 in Melbourne. Celebrating its 40th year of business in 2016, Brimarco Managing Director, Matt Kirwan-Hamilton, said the company has spent 10 years developing the Tough As range for its

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Last-minute rush for ITTES exhibition space

With only one week to go until the 2016 edition of the International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show in Melbourne, a last minute rush for exhibition space has seen multiple prominent names added to the line-up. According to Show Director, Simon Coburn, Freightmaster Trailers, Harris Trailers and Brimarco have now secured space in the trailer

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Who will be driving our trucks in the future?

Independent research has verified that the Australian transport and logistics industry is facing a historic staffing crisis. According to the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC), the industry could soon run out of qualified workers, as two in three employees are now 45 or over in a sector ageing more than twice as quickly

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How to get the most out of the Melbourne Truck Show

With the International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show (ITTES) 2016 just over a week away, Show Organisers have reminded visitors to plan ahead to get the most of the experience. With more than 30,000 people expected through the gates of the Melbourne Showgrounds, Show Director, Simon Coburn, has advised attendees to buy tickets and parking

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Leading European market analyst speaking in Melbourne

With less than one week to go until the second Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit in Melbourne, the Australian Road Transport Suppliers’ Association (ARTSA) has announced that globally renowned forecasting specialist, Gary Beecroft, will speak for the first time in Australia. One of the most sought-after experts in the field of heavy vehicle market analytics, Beecroft will

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