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Livestock transport from Stock Trans

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Stocktrans  is major provider of livestock transport services to the Australian feedlot and meat processing industry. This company is a division of parent company JS Transport Group which is owned and operated by the Sepos family near Newcastle in the Hunter Valley.

Their livestock transport services include:

Non bruise cattle trailers

Being the prime contractor of finished cattle for many major feedlots and meat processors, Stocktrans understands the emphasis of a non-bruise / stress free livestock transport service.  For this reason Stocktrans only uses two deck purpose built cattle trailers which are specifically designed to ensure a bruise free ride for cattle travelling to the abattoirs. 

All Stocktrans livestock transport trailers are equipped with:

  • BPW air ride suspension
  • 3/4 fold away gates  
  • Big pen construction
  • Full width electric ramps
  • Internal deck lighting
  • Top and bottom side loads
  • Low profile Lyten non slip decks
  • OHS catwalks for driver safety  
Late model prime movers for livestock transport

Stocktrans runs a modern fleet of prime movers primarily made up of Western Star 4800FXC's and Kenworth K104's. All livestock transport vehicles have mobile telephones fitted with CDMA coverage. The engines used are mainly Detroit 14L's or CAT C15's set at 550HP and are all built to last with minimum weight ratings of 70 tonne .

All prime movers for livestock transport are serviced by a strict preventative maintenance programme created and run by their Glen Innes service manager, Ben Chaffey.

The Stocktrans striking red and white company livery is a common sight on today‚Äôs country roads and highways.

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