Mildura Truck Centre partnership hits 65 years

MaxiTRANS and Mildura Truck Centre (MTC) are celebrating 65 years in partnership, since signing their first dealership agreement in 1953.

Mildura Truck Centre partnership hits 65 years
Mildura Truck Centre's humble beginnings back in 1951 at the Buronga Service Station


MTC kicked things off back in 1951 when Ken Leake put down a deposit of 10 pounds at the pictured Buronga Service Station on the border of Victoria and New South Wales. 

Two years into business, on the 11th May 1953, Ken signed his first dealership agreement with Freighter trailers; the beginning of a long and successful partnership. 

MTC is the oldest dealer relationship in the entire MaxiTRANS Dealer Network, something MaxiTRANS says is worth celebrating.

MTC Dealer Principal Glenn Leake, commends MaxiTRANS, saying the working relationship has fostered growth and success.

"As a family-owned business that has been around for generations, we have experienced substantial growth with the support of MaxiTRANS and this is testament to what makes a great working relationship," Leake said.

Over the years both MTC and MaxiTRANS have witnessed significant industry changes, growth and success.

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MaxiTRANS Managing Director and CEO Dean Jenkins says MTC has played a key role in delivering the suite of products to the Australian market. 

"This anniversary signifies more than half a century’s worth of experience. Our partnership has enjoyed a long and exciting history of "firsts"," Jenkins said.

"MaxiTRANS is unwavering in its commitment to innovation to deliver safer and more reliable transport solutions. MTC play a key role in helping to deliver our products to the market, as well as servicing valued customers."

Going from strength to strength, MTC now holds the dealership rights to all MaxiTRANS suite of brands including Freighter, Maxi-CUBE, Lusty EMS, Hamelex White, AZMEB and PEKI.

Here's to another 65 years for the two successful companies.

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