Mack and Volvo holt truck production at Wacol plant

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Volvo Group Australia has announced a temporary four week shutdown of the Wacol, Qld manufacturing plant. According to the release the closure is set to become effective April 13, with work set to resume on May 10. “Volvo and Mack trucks...
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Premier ignores plea to save lives

Mayoral candidate for Ipswich Chris Smith is asking the Queensland Government to put the lives of Queenslanders ahead of policy as Coranavirus COVID-19 turns into a world-wide pandemic. “I have asked the Qld Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP and the Minister in charge of Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe MP...
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JJ Lawson celebrate 45 years with a special Mack

In 2020, JJ Lawson celebrate 45 years of success in the highly-competitive business of container-based freight forwarding. A key aspect of their success has been their long-term relationship with Mack Trucks, who’ve helped them grow their fleet from one truck to 26, 22 of them Mack Granites. Jim...
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AHG Confirms sale of AHG Refrigerated Logistics

AP Eagers announced on the 27th of February, 2020, the sale of AHG Refrigerated Logistics (RL). The sale includes the Rand, Harris, Scott’s and JAT businesses. AP Eagers, announced they have entered into a binding agreement to sell RL to Anchorage Capital Partners (“Anchorage”). Anchorage are a leading...
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Volvo Trucks launches new generation of heavy-duty trucks 

Volvo Trucks launches new generation of heavy-duty trucks  Volvo Trucks is introducing four new trucks, with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity. “We are really proud of this big forward-looking investment. Our aim is to be our customers’ best business partner by making them...
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Auctioneer Manheim cancels auctions over malware attack

Another company in Australia has been hit by cybercrime. While Toll is still sorting out its systems after a ransomware attack Auctioneers Manheim said they are slowly making positive progress restoring its IT systems this week after a malware attack. “While making substantial headway, we are still working...
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