Easily Accessible Refuelling site for Murchison Transport
Easily Accessible Refuelling site for Murchison Transport
Having driven a B Double Truck from Melbourne to Darwin on many occasions, Greg from Murchison Transport knows the difficulties large trucks face when trying to fill up at regular service stations. To alleviate this problem in his locale at Moama, Greg was interested in creating an easily accessible refuelling site that other transport companies could use to fill up trucks and that would complement his existing transport business. Having worked with the team at Durotank before, Greg approached the team to see what they would recommend for his business venture.
Requirements for Murchison Transport
To offer the best solution, Jerrod and the team needed to know a little more about the project itself and the customers Greg was hoping to service. The intended audience was primarily transport companies looking for a simple, efficient refuelling solution that could easily accommodate their big trucks and trailers. Such customers would require refuelling with a high flow rate so trucks did not waste a lot of time filling up their tanks , alongside reasonable pricing in line with the volume of fuel being purchased. After learning more about Greg’s proposed project, the team suggested that with the right refuelling options, Greg could not only service transport companies but also local traffic which could bring in additional revenue.
Based on the requirements for Murchison Transport, the team recommended a 100,000L Self Bunded Smart Fuel Tank. As the biggest standard Smart tank available, this would allow Greg to take advantage of better bulk buy prices courtesy of the higher volumes of diesel being purchased at one time. It would be equipped with Franklin sub-pumps, an easy-to-use, reliable 24/7 credit card reader and two high mast hoses, with an option to switch fuel flow rate. Having two hoses ensured fuel could be dispensed at a high and a low rate in accordance with the vehicle being refuelled. This meant that both transport companies and local customers could be effectively serviced from the one unit. Due to the need for 24/7 access, LED flood lights were also required to ensure the fuelling site always had full lighting to ensure safe refill.
With an on-site installation crew already commissioned, Darryl and the production team at Durotank provided regular updates on the progress of the tank, keeping the on-site team in the loop every step of the way. The Smart tank went through our 3 point quality check points; after manufacture, after painting and a full check after fitout, ensuring the best quality product arrived at Murchison transport depot.
Durotank supplied a 100% Australian made and manufactured, 24/7 refuelling site on time and on budget. Two and a half years on, Greg is still delighted with the solution.
“I have been very happy with my Durotank. It has given virtually no problems in 2 & 1/2 years on the business with the diesel sales slowly building. The idea was for it to generate some income as a complement to my transport business and my depot at Hillside Lane, Moama.
I already had a relationship with Darryl and Jerrod through providing a transport service for them and buying my tank from them was a natural choice. The ‘clincher’ was that they make them in Australia. I believe that their finished product is second to none.”
How Durotank can Help
We understand the complexities of the transport industry and the need for reliable, flexible and safe refuelling solutions. We offer a range of smart tanks from 10,000L to 100,000L sizes. Our tanks are suitable across a variety of industries and are able to store: diesel, ULP, AVGAS or a combination of fuel types. All tanks are designed and manufactured in Australia to Australian standards.
If you would like to know more about how Durotank can help your business with custom mobile and on-site fuel solutions, get in touch with the friendly team today on 1300 829 802.
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