Richers Transport Takes Delivery of 200th Mack
Queensland based Richers Transport has a history stretching back nearly 9 decades; the company started out with just one Model T Ford and has just taken delivery of its 200th Mack.
Richers took delivery of the first Mack Anthem to hit the road in Australia last year so it’s fitting that it’s 200th Mack truck also proudly carries the Anthem badge.
“We choose to go with Mack for drivability, they're great for the drivers, for fuel economy, and are equipped with a good safety package. They’re great from a maintenance perspective as well,” says, Tom Richers, Operations Manager Richers Transport. “The service and back up we get from the dealer network is fantastic.”
Operationally, Richers Transport covers the entire Australian eastern seaboard from Cairns to Adelaide transporting groceries, particle board, alcohol, and general freight.
“We often talk about durability when we talk about Mack trucks,” says Tom Chapman, Vice President Mack Trucks Australia,” However, durability of customer relationships such as the one forged between Mack and the Richers family over many decades is perhaps even more important.”
“Productivity and efficiency are vital in a modern transport operation,” continues Chapman, “But an enduring partnership based on trust in both people and product doesn’t just happen overnight, its built over many years.”
“I’m very proud to mark this milestone event with the Richers family, it’s a testament to the strength of both brands, Richers transport and Mack trucks.”
The distinctive green and white Richers livery of the milestone Anthem is subtly complemented by custom stainless-steel work and signwriting. The MP8 powered Mack Anthem also features a walk-through 36-inch sleeper cab, and an integrated Bendix Wingman Fusion safety system as standard equipment.