If you want to supply equipment to a Wally Eaglesham managed company, it better be like the man himself – tough and innovative.
Wally Eaglesham is one of this country’s real characters. It’s hard to
imagine how one person can achieve what Wally has in a single life.
His experiences and achievements include – serving in Vietnam with the Australian and US Forces, specialist underwater weapons diver, stuntman, rodeo rider, holder of three world records for horsemanship, professional boxer, TV actor, survived 90 days in the worlds toughest military prison, and his company has received one of Australia’s highest awards – The Advance Australia Award.
He also happens to be a very smart businessman. His transport and logistics company, Rockys Own, employs 42 staff, has a turnover in excess of $10m and is recognised as a leader of innovation in the transport industry.
Rockys Own was one of the first to introduce curtain-sided trailers, on-board computers and B-double configurations, and has recently become the first of three transport companies to be credited as a Fatigue Management Operator.
Rockys Own contract with the Singapore Armed Services is testimony to the ability and dynamic nature of this company.
Each year the army comes to north Queensland and conducts 10 weeks of intense military training.
Rockys Own is responsible for the supply and logistics of every requirement including ammunition, weapons, all armed vehicles, food, drinking water, road watering, armed security, 500,000 litres of fuel,target manufacture & the setting up of tents, buildings and huts etc.
It has 48 hours to get everything in and set-up and 72 hours to dismantle and remove everything from site.