TR Group enters Western Australia with new acquisition

In News1 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineDecember 9, 2022

TR Group Australia has continued its nationwide expansion strategy with the acquisition of Perth-based Axle Hire.

The move adds Perth to an existing presence in Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle.

Australia general manager, Peter Irwin said the acquisition was a strategic move.

“We recognise the importance of the Perth market to Australia and have spent significant time considering the best way for us to enter the market,” he said.

“We believe that the acquisition of Axle Hire provides an excellent springboard to success and look forward to welcoming our new Perth Team into the TR Australia family and the opportunity to deliver our expertise and genuine customer focus to Western Australia.”

The acquisition will see the addition of approximately 250 vehicles growing TR Group Australia’s fleet to more than 2000 trailers and more than 300 prime movers.