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Sydney Morning Herald: Accidental entrepreneur keeps on truckin’


The term “accidental entrepreneur” seems an odd description for someone who has made millions from a transport company. But Two Men and a Truck founder Richard Kuipers never set out to run a business, let alone build one with 65 trucks and $8 million in annual sales.

Short-distance furniture removals was the last thing on the Dutchman’s mind when he arrived in Sydney in 1972 with $20 in his pocket, one suitcase and no return ticket.