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Australia’s Oldest Family Owned Business Uses a Mobicon

Australia’s Oldest Family Owned Business Uses a Mobicon

It was a hot and muggy summer's day in 1982, somewhere in the coastal Nambucca Heads region of Northern NSW, when thirteen-year old Michael Miller heaved up a hefty hessian bag of freshly cut bananas onto his shoulder. This was his first job and it happened to be in the family business – a banana plantation. When a giant carpet snake came slithering out of the bag and onto his shoulder, young Michael did what most of us would have done - he dropped the bag quicksmart and jumped back a few steps. When he went and told his father about the incident, “he kicked me up the arse for dropping bananas”, says Michael with a chuckle. Read more >


Pickering Transport GM On Smarter Container Lifting

Pickering Transport GM On Smarter Container Lifting

Roger Pickering understands that a business needs to change with the times.
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The Hidden Cost of the Wrong Choice

The Hidden Cost of the Wrong Choice

We talk a lot about Wheel Weights and wonder sometimes if we aren't being a bit repetitive. But the importance of understanding wheel weights and what that means for your business when purchasing a Mini Straddle Carrier couldn't be more relevant. So with that in mind we went out to look for a definitive answer for you! Read more >


Understanding Point Loads

Understanding Point Loads

We know we tend to put a lot of emphasis on this topic but believe us, it’s important to understand Point Loads and how they can affect your business. Read more >


How can a Mobicon improve your Bottom Line?

How can a Mobicon improve your Bottom Line?

Mobicon’s Straddle Carrier is uniquely developed to increase the productivity of your yard operations, while simultaneously avoiding wear and tear of your yard surface. The Mobicon can play an essential role in keeping your maintenance down. It is a highly productive solution at the forefront of modern design and the latest in container handling operations. Read more >


Common Mistakes made when choosing a Container Handler.

Common Mistakes made when choosing a Container Handler.

When companies searching for a method to move containers around their yard or depot there are various options available. A common mistake made when looking for this type of equipment is the assumption that they are all the same or that they all have the same capabilities. Our blog explains why they don't!
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What types of container handlers exist on the market for a smaller user?

What types of container handlers exist on the market for a smaller user?

The three main types of container handlers on the market today that are available for users in a low to medium throughput container handling environment are: the Reach Stacker, the Forklift and the Mini Straddle Carrier. But there is so much more to these products... Read more >


What to consider when purchasing a Container Handler.

What to consider when purchasing a Container Handler.

Obviously when you determine that your business would benefit from the purchase of a Container Handler or Mini Straddle Carrier the cost is first and foremost the main consideration. But in reality what are the main things you should be thinking about when purchasing a Container Handler? Read more >


The Rise of Mini Straddle Carrier Sales.

The Rise of Mini Straddle Carrier Sales.

Over the last 10 years there has been a rise in the sales of Mini Straddle Carriers, here’s why... Read more >


Wheel Weights and Why they Matter.

Wheel Weights and Why they Matter.

Some Mini Straddle Carriers have 4 wheels, some even have 3….. but ALL of the Mobicon Mini Straddle Carriers have 8 wheels for very good reason. Read more >