The overall economy of Australia very much relies on the trucking industry, specifically road freight sector. Road freight transport sector dominates as it generates 54 billion in revenue. The sector encompasses over 40,000 businesses and employees over 190,000 people. According to industry experts, because of high demand for road transport, road freight will continue to experience a 5% annual growth in the next 5 years. The higher the demand for this type of transport services, the higher the sales of commercial vehicles, specifically the trucks.
Because Australia is a home to some of world’s largest ports, trucks have been the strongest link of many different industries. Available in a variety of models and loaded with unique features for increased safety and comfort, trucks are reliable vehicles essential for a number of businesses. Wherever there is a heavy load involved, there is a truck. These super machines are the most dependable, functional vehicles with enormous capacity to accomplish various types of jobs. Loaded with powerful engines and sensational capacity, these vehicles are also easy to maintain making them the right solution to increase business profits, lower operational costs and minimize down time.
Below are the top 5 truck brands according to customers:
Mercedes-Benz is a truck brand that has more than 100 years of experience in the industry. It is very popular in the Middle East, where the company prides itself for having the highest resale value. The brand stands not only for reliability and economic efficiency, but also for first-class vehicles, high quality services and comprehensive knowledge in customer-oriented transport solutions.
Volvo trucks are sturdy, hard working, and safe. The brand prides itself on the design and safety of its vehicles and is constantly performing safety tests in order to ensure the highest reliability. The goal of the brand is to become the largest manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks in the world. Recently the brand recorded its sales across several truck brands.
With various models and a long-standing presence in the industry, MAN is a well-known force in the truck market. Part of the Volkswagen group, MAN is constantly present in all areas of the construction industry. This is because the brand provides planning for customers before a project begins, supplies vehicles during the project process, as well as servicing and training support.
Renault is also a well-known brand in the world for construction application and other functions. Part of the Volvo Group, the brand experienced increased sales recently in Australia. Renault careers to application in construction and its trucks are often found in important constructions projects.
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Featuring a large range of trucks in its portfolio, for long haulage and construction industries, Scania is also a brand that has a strong presence in the Australian market. Like MAN, Scania is also part of the Volkswagen Group. However the two brands are still powerful competitors with comparable market positioning, but the cost efficiencies for the two brands are achieved by the Volkswagen buying influence.