Believe the Hype

Scarcity of supply during the recent era of lockdown economics has for importers foreshadowed dramatic rises in container prices — too dramatic for some. Read more

Full Range

Keeping insulated from the supply chain disruptions that commonly roil markets is the latest, in a long line, of challenges that have beset road transport players, whose revenue diversification, amid two years of turbulence, is being put to the test like never before. Read more

Out of the Woods

It’s no small thing to convert an entire truck fleet to a new lubricant. Especially when that fleet consists of 60 prime movers and ancillary support vehicles. Read more

Pound for Pound

Having relished completing a sheet metal working apprenticeship in his earlier years, Craig Drinnan, Managing Director of Perth-based business Welding Solutions, believes starting his own fabrication business was a completely natural progression. Read more

Steering Clear

For a number of operators in Australia, including Martins Stock Haulage, the heavy-duty truck and engine of choice is non-negotiable: It is, quite simply, Cummins-powered Kenworth. Read more

Grand National

From 1986 Chris and Jayne Harrison operated a plasterboard supply business to the building industry around the NSW South Coast town of Nowra. Read more

Edge of Tomorrow

Most Australians live under the assumption that it is easy to send and receive items through the mail, without even considering the vast sophisticated organisation which ensures the timely delivery of letters and parcels. Read more

Dash Landing

What happens when one of your drivers is involved in a collision? He swears the other vehicle swerved in front of him, but the other driver blames him, and there are no independent witnesses.

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Blue Sky Mining

Drivetrain Australia, the local distributor for Canadian-manufactured Kovatera underground mining service vehicles, will receive its first Kovatera, the battery-electric version of the diesel-powered KT 200, in Australia this year. Read more

Zero Effect

Australian High Productivity Vehicles like B-doubles, roadtrains and PBS combinations have a unique set of challenges and opportunities when it comes to Zero Emissions. Read more