Vulcan Tilt Haulage

expert towing company servicing Central Queensland

I can highly recommend Vulcan Tilt Haulage. They are motivated, on time and easy to work with. Fair prices top the deal. Thanks for picking up our container safely and getting to where it needs to go with minimal fuss!

- Sandylee Petty

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This is the best towing company ever! Dave was available immediately, was so helpful and has amazing rates. I don't know what I would have done without him! Fast, professional and very friendly service!!! Thank you so much 🙂

- Beck Dundee

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Great business to deal with. Customer service second to none. Highly recommended!!

- Dylan Poncho

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Looking for Towing in your area?

Vulcan Tilt Haulage provides transport, towing and vehicle escort services across all of Queensland and Australia. For fast response time, we operate in:

Vulcan Tilt Haulage is an accredited towing service

Vehicle Towing Services​

Do not leave your machinery in the middle of nowhere, or get caught out not being able to transport it in a smooth and efficient manner. With Vulcan Tilt Haulage, you can have your vehicle towed to different locations at affordable prices. We are the expert towing service helping clients in a range of industries move their machinery, containers and more through areas surrounding Emerald. We ensure a fast and reliable service so that your machinery is moved with no hassle. Contact us for all your towing needs today.

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Shipping container towing

We work to offer a full variety of services, which is why we have included shipping container towing to our offerings to customers. No matter if the container is empty or full (up to our 5 tonne load limit), we aim to move it in a fast and effective time frame so that you can carry on with business. Our truck has airbag suspension which gives a smoother ride for your precious cargo. To find out more about our full towing services, get in touch today.

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Shipping container sales

We keep a range of shipping containers for sale, specializing in the 6metre (20ft) size. Feel free to inspect our current stock by visiting us at 1 Hawkins Pl, Emerald, Qld, 4720.

We offer free delivery in the local area and discounted delivery to further afield. To find out more, call us at 0418 271 655 today or send us an email.

We're on the road a lot, which gives us the opportunity to post about discoveries and events around Emerald and rural Queensland, so keep up to date with our experienced team.

Truck functionalities

We have a truck that is complete with functionalities that allow us to complete a number of jobs with ease. This includes:

  • ​Fuso 12T GVM Max load 5T / 8m long
  • Tilt & slide tray with heavy duty winch
  • New in Mar 2016 Rego 336-VVL
  • Towbar (4.5T with pintle hook, 50 & 70mm balls and clevis joint hitch for farm machinery plus in cab controller for 12volt trailer brakes)
  • Container pins, Beacons
  • Compliant for mine site deliveries
  • Fully equipped with ratchet tie downs, chains and ratchet tensioners, oversize flags and signs, etc.

About Us

Specialising in smaller trucks to keep your costs down

At Vulcan Tilt Haulage, we know how to tow! Our team have 25 years of knowledge backing them up so we can provide a fully qualified service to our customers at affordable prices.

With over 25 years of experience, Vulcan Tilt Haulage are the skilled and qualified professionals that you can rely on. We are fully licensed and insured, which allows for our customers to have peace of mind when their vehicles are in our hands. We have experience working through a range of different industries within Australia, including mining, vehicular transport and recovery, smaller building moves, machinery transport and transport of materials such as timber and steel., containers (up to 20ft & 5T), buildings (up to 8M long and 3.5M wide – even wider with a Pilot), and towing in Emerald and central Queensland​.

We service Emerald, the Bowen Basin, the Coal Fields, the Central Highlands and beyond. In the past few years, we have traveled west as far as Mt Isa and Windorah, north as far as Cairns, east to the coast from Townsville and Mackay down to Bundaberg and further south to Brisbane and down to the Gold Coast. We have done many runs into NSW – to Cowra, Dubbo, West Wyalong to name a few, and even just over the border into Victoria at Wodonga. We have delivered to all but a few of the mines within 300km of Emerald.

Cars, utes, trailers, caravans, small trucks, small tractors, machinery, bobcats, hire equipment – compressors, lighting towers, pumps, generators, welders, toilets – portable and blocks, site buildings, accommodation blocks, weldmesh and construction materials, are the common things we carry. And if we can’t move it — we know someone who can.​

For efficient, professional service you can rely on, contact Vulcan Tilt Haulage today.

News & Updates

Transporting shipping containers across Queensland

April 17, 2019

Vulcan Tilt Haulage specialises in the sale, rental and transport of shipping containers all across Queensland. This week, we transported two large shipping containers out to a local Coal Mine for storage, whilst they refurbish the decor of their village. Another two containers were delivered to Woorabinda to assist in the animal proofing of their…

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Qantas History taken for a ride.

February 8, 2019

Vulcan Tilt Haulage’s latest endeavour was towing of a Qantas motorised air-stair on its way for some much needed TLC. My guess is it is about 60 years old and probably goes back to the days of DC3’s, DC4’s and even Constellations. Our 8 meter tow truck can handle up to 5 tonnes of weight…

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Rescuing Bogged Delivery Vehicle in Emerald

January 17, 2019

Not all the recent rain has made for a welcome environment, and one delivery van learned a lesson about taking heavy vehicles on soggy dirt roads. Vulcan Tilt Haulage was called in to rescue a supermarket deliver van bogged down in an uphill black-soil track. Past experience helped save the day, with our truck left…

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Want the ultimate Esky? Try Refrigerated Containers!

January 17, 2019

Looking for the Ultimate Esky? We have just listed 2 used – but in very good condition – Refrigerated 20ft Containers for sale at $12,500.00 each plus GST = $13,750.00 total each ex Emerald. These units are in very good condition. They have just been given the once over and both passed with flying colours.…

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More containers added to Vulcan Tilt Haulage stock

October 4, 2018

Thinking outside the box. Containers come in many shapes and sizes. Well, many layouts and sizes to be more precise. This August we have added an 8ft, a 10ft hicube, a side-opening 20ft hicube, a 20ft hicube and a 20ft converted office to our stock. The office conversion was a bit of a hit with…

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Changes to Queensland Towing Industry

June 13, 2018

Recent changes to the Queensland Towing Industry will see the tightening of regulations for transport industry operators. Only legally accredited towing service operators will be permitted to perform private towing operations using licensed towing vehicles. The list of changes includes important stipulations, such as: Private property towing performed in regulated areas may only be done…

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Vulcan Tilt Haulage is expanding its towing, transport and container services in Emerald, QLD

November 30, 2017

After almost ten years in Emerald, we have decided now is the time to expand our services. With increasing demand from our many loyal and fantastic customers, our fleet of vehicles has grown to meet our customers’ needs. We have new services available to encompass both shipping container sales and container rentals for our valued…

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Contact Us

Book a towing service or send us an inquiry


0418 271 655


Shipping Container Stockyard Address

1 Hawkins Pl,
Emerald, Qld, 4720

Postal Address

26 Lorraway St,
Emerald, Qld, 4720