Australian logistics leader Border Express is investing $13 million in a Pick Up and Delivery (PUD) fleet upgrade that includes the addition of 78 new Fuso trucks. The initiative consists of 60 Shogun heavy duty trucks, 15 small Canters and three medium duty Fighters.
The heavy-duty Fuso Shogun now comes with advanced telematics to help customers get the most out of their trucks. Fuso has launched its comprehensive Fuso Connect telematics system, which is now standard on Shogun models and includes a free 12-month subscription.
A Townsville-based lawn care business has highlighted the value of great customer service. CBK Mowing’s Tyrone Cashin sat down with Sean Colgrave at Daimler Trucks Townsville (RGM) to discuss building a custom truck that would improve the efficiency of his business.
Eurocold has taken delivery of its 100th Fuso truck. The Brisbane-based company builds industry-leading refrigerated equipment for sale or long-term rental, using the best trucks and refrigeration technology.
Capral Aluminium recently made its first zero emission deliveries thanks to freight partner Goldstar Transport. Perth-based Goldstar delivered Capral Aluminium products to local customer Bull Motor Bodies, which was excited to receive its first zero emission deliveries. The truck used was a Fuso eCanter, a battery electric vehicle that operates near-silently and produces zero local emissions.
Fuso has started an Australian test program for its next-generation all-electric eCanter. The zero-emission truck has begun an intense testing regime that will see it running day and night completing five double shifts a week on a loop near Melbourne.
Central Asphalt Group is a Melbourne-based family operation that has just bought its first Fuso Shoguns. Specialising in asphalt, the team covers everything from runway sections at Melbourne Airport and supermarket carparks as well as a large amount of road repairs and resurfacing. Anyone who has spent time on Victorian roads recently knows there is plenty of work to be done.
Martin’s Albury has added two new-generation Fuso Rosa buses to its diverse fleet. The premium transport provider was established in 1931 and has grown to feature a fleet of close to 70 coaches and buses.
The Fuso Shogun 510 often gets the attention thanks to its muscular 13-litre engine with 510hp and 2500Nm, but other members of the Shogun family are just as impressive in their own way. Take this Fuso Shogun 400 8x4 recently delivered to Tasman Star Seafood Market from nearby Daimler Trucks Gold Coast. Locals tell us that this is the place to buy seafood, so it is only appropriate that the catch of the day is delivered with a quality truck.