How to Transport an Engine

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Each day countless engines get prepared for transport all over the country. The majority of these engines are shipped from engine reconditioning and rebuilding shops as well as wreckers. Due in part to advances in communication technology, an increasing number of engines are transported on a private scale as well, all over Australia. The physical process of preparing an engine …

How to Prepare Fragile Goods for Shipping

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Freight Quote mainly gets enquiries about how to ship big items, but customers also ask us for advice on transporting breakable items. Fragile goods often need more attention when it comes to preparing them for transport. While some items can just be put in a box and forgotten, you often need to spend a bit more time packaging fragile goods …

Transporting New Furniture – Road Freight or Removalist?

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When transporting furniture, if you are moving house or have just purchased it, getting it delivered can be sometimes be more difficult than imagined. There are several options available when it comes to selecting a freight company that can transport your furniture, whether it is flat packed furniture, boxed goods or large lounge suites. Selecting the right company means you …

Everyday Challenges Our Couriers Face

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Although so much of the freight industry is automated, digitalized and tracked, there is still a huge demand for people to work as couriers to physically transport products to their destination. Couriers may drive all manner of vehicles ranging from small utes and vans to larger buses and trucks, but once they are loaded up and on the road they …

The Significance of Freight

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‘Without trucks Australia stops’ is a slogan commonly seen on the back of trucks, and on a larger scale, an appropriate expression would be: without freight the world stops. Freight is the glue that holds the world together. Freight is what makes it possible for the local supermarket to sell fresh produce, for car makers to assemble cars with parts …

Packaging Goods for Transport

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If you’ve ever sent items with a transport company, you’ll understand that a major concern for people is making sure the goods arrive at the destination in the same condition that they left in. Packaging requirements can vary from one item to the next, so it is important to know how to ship big items and small ones, and which …

Rail Transport in Australia Then and Now

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Rail transport is perhaps not something that is talked about a great deal anymore due to the variety of other freight options so readily available, like air and road. Rail transport is actually one of the most safe and reliable forms of transport and in many cases the most economical. A heavy pallet delivery which is not urgent, for example, …

Goulburn’s Freight Potential Not What Some Thought

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The Goulburn Post has reported that Goulburn Council’s planning department has recommended that “no further action or strategies be pursued to develop the freight and logistics sector.” This conclusion comes on the back of a report specifically commissioned by the council, into the logistics and freight sector. The study, which reportedly cost just shy of $20,000, mentioned that Goulburn’s 200km …

Medical Courier vs General Road Courier

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You may have seen cars driving around with a sign saying “Urgent Blood” and the logo of a healthcare organisation such as a pathology clinic. Most likely, it would be driven by a medical courier. The job of a medical courier, or a pathology courier, is similar and yet somewhat different to a general road courier or delivery driver. Types …

Kenworth Trucks – Quality and Profitability

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Kenworth, the name brings to mind immaculately presented prime movers, cruising along the highway, hauling multi combination trailers. Kenworth is synonymous with quality and profitability not to mention chrome bull bars and glistening paintwork. The origin of the brand name Kenworth is quite simply the combination of the surnames of two of the business partners who reincorporated the business back …