Golden chance missed for training reform

Training and education have always been hot button issues for the freight and logistics industry, with the safety of our workforces and workplaces, along with that of the communities we service, often in the spotlight because of the dangerous nature of transport work. Read more

Don’t #uck with a truck

The last few months have been incredibly busy for the heavy vehicle industry, as our drivers delivered essential goods across the country ready for the holiday season. Read more

The COVID excuse

There is no doubt that the past two years have been challenging for most and truly devastating for some. Read more

Investing in safety projects for the future

In the last ten years, we have significantly matured in our understanding of heavy vehicle road safety and the importance of positive physical and mental health across the supply chain, helping to drive better outcomes. Read more

Supply chains are a ‘people business’ and the pressure is on

Skilled workforce shortages were a problem pre-pandemic, but the closure of international borders has further impacted the ability of employers to recruit staff in areas ranging from truck driving to the engineering skills necessary to deliver sophisticated infrastructure. Read more

Mental health as a core business value

The nature of work in the logistics industry is unique and comes with some inherent challenges — long hours, shift work, social isolation to name only a few. Read more

A new record?

At December year end 2007, a new all-time heavy vehicle sales record was set in Australia, with 38,131 new truck sales. Read more