Speedie Contractors fleet goes under the hammer

Retirement on the radar for owners the Knowles brothers

Speedie Contractors fleet goes under the hammer
One of the Speedie Kenworths offered for sale


The Queensland Trucking Association (QTA) is spruiking the fleet auction of its member, Speedie Contractors, due to the retirement of its directors.

Auction house Grays is conducting a no-reserve auction of what it describes as Speedie’s "top quality truck fleet".

"Grays, Australia’s largest marketplace, is proud to offer the outstanding assets of Speedie Contractors, due to the imminent retirement of the owners.

"Speedie’s is an institution in Queensland, having been in continuous operation for over 60 years.

"Speedie’s is a second generation family business, currently run by brothers Simon and Timothy Knowles.

"From humble beginnings with a couple of 8 tonne tippers servicing local oil refineries, Speedie’s has flourished to become a leading heavy vehicle contractor in south-east Queensland."

Buyers are also sought for the business and assets of Ares and Millars Transport 

On offer are some 16 prime movers and tipper trucks, model year 2005-2018, including recent Kenworth, DAF and Mercedes-Benz models.

A tanker, tipper and live bottom trailer are also available.

Bidding commences Thursday July 16 at 4pm AEST.

A listing is available here.

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