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TR Group acquires Southern Cross Rentals in Adelaide.

TR Group Australia Adelaide acquisition

TR Group is excited to announce the acquisition of Adelaide-based trailer hire business Southern Cross Rentals, effective 1 August 2023. Aligned with its national expansion strategy, the acquisition provides TR Group with its fifth rental and leasing outlet in Australia – on top of its existing presence in Melbourne, Brisbane, Newcastle, and Perth.

The acquisition will add approximately 130 trailers to TR Group’s fleet, along with the Adelaide Southern Cross Rentals team. The expansion will cater to customers in South Australia, together with supporting the current branches in providing nationwide services to their customers.

Australia’s General Manager, Peter Irwin, says, “We’re excited to add our fifth location in our national branch network in Adelaide. Together with the Southern Cross Rentals team, this acquisition launches us into South Australia, progressing our goal of providing a nationwide network for our customers all over the country. We look forward to catering to businesses in Adelaide and the surrounding region and providing our expertise in heavy vehicle fleet rental and lease.”

TR Group is a heavy commercial vehicle rental and lease partner with a fleet of 8,500 trucks and trailers across Australia and New Zealand. For over 30 years, the company has continuously focused on understanding what vehicles its customers require and providing them with heavy commercial vehicle solutions to support the performance of their businesses. Backed by a team of 275 specialists with a passion for trucks and trailers, partnering with TR Group ensures that you deal with people whose culture and philosophy revolve around the value they give to their customers.

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Shane O'Grady

Shane has been with TR Group since 2014 as our National Sales Manager. He is responsible for leading the lease sales team, focusing on growing our asset base and long term revenue. Moreover, he leads a team passionate for trucks and people, making sure to match great customers with the right vehicles, each and every time.


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