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Year: 2015

Glen Francis Wallace was born on the 7th November 1967 at Ferntree Gully, Victoria.

Glen started his life in the trucking industry at a young age as his father Frank owned trucks, during these years he was washing, maintaining and learning the basics of running a transport business.

After finishing year 12 in 1985 at Swan Hill Technical School, he went to Mingenew near Geraldton, Western Australia to work on a wheat farm. After coming back to Victoria he drove a semi for his parents company, who contracted for Greenways Transport carrying refrigerated goods all around Victoria, and this included some interstate work.

Greenways were later sold to Cleelands Cold Storage as they did not want contractors with more than one truck. Glen moved on to Melbourne to work for Tip Top Bakeries for a while, then to Cleelands and drove local for a few years before deciding to join Lake Boga Transport in Footscray, run by Wes Pickering. Glen carted fruit and veggies out of the Victoria Market to country Victoria, sometimes carting salt from Sea Lake to Sydney or Bathurst, then back to Melbourne. He did this for approximately four years.

In 1995 Glen transferred to Kelly & Young in Mildura, a division of Pickering Transport. He drove for a while, and then became the Office Company Representative. In all he spent eight years at this depot.

In April 2004 Glen started as Regional Territory Manager for Armstrong Packaging covering an area of 500 kilometres, preparing budgets etc, until January 2006.

Glen, wife Janene and family lived in Mildura for 10 years before moving to Geraldton, Western Australia in 2006, where Glen became Logistic Manager for Giacci Bros Transport, overseeing and liaising with the main customers regarding haulage five years.

In November 2010 Glen started with BIS Industries as Operations Manager to set out their Depot in Geraldton. After two years and five months Glen became the Manager of the day to day running of the Nickel-Cobalt Haulage, Logistics, and the workshop business's at the Murrin Murrin Mine site. In all, one year and eight months until October 2014.

After leaving BIS Glen has been the Mid-West Manager for Catalano Transport Pty Ltd working out of Geraldton since October 2014.

Following on from his father Frank, and Grandfather Fred Wallace, Glen has contributed to the Transport Industry for 30 years plus.

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