disruption in the truck industry

Disruption in the Truck Industry

Following a commitment by Global Truck boss, Martin Daum, the following couple of months saw Daimler buying into a self-driving …
is there a place for 500hp engines?

Is There a Place for 500hp Engines?

With many current multi-trailer prime movers sporting 550 or 600hp ratings, in this market segment is there a place for …
how much room is there in the new XXL?

How Much Room is There in the New XXL?

As a cabin in which to live, how much room is there in the new XXL? On the rercent test …
on highway experience

On Highway Experience 

The crux of any test drive in a new truck is the on highway experience, how it actually feels to …
autonomous trucks on the road

Autonomous Trucks on the Road

In January Daimler Trucks boss Martin Daum promised to have level 4 autonomous trucks on the road within a decade. …
effectiveness of reform

Effectiveness of Reform

This week has seen the release of the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report into National Transport Regulatory Reform, looking into the …
a lack of real data being used to create rules

A Lack of Real Data Being Used to Create Rules

Policy around the trucking industry is often defined by a lack of real data being used to create rules and …
flexibility for truck drivers

Flexibility for Truck Drivers

This week has seen the announcement of a measure, as an extension of an existing initiative, that will improve the …
   
   
 

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Everyone here struggles for drivers

Everyone Here Struggles for Drivers

“Everyone here struggles for drivers,” says Jono DePaoli, JDP Logistics, based in The Riverina in NSW. “A lot of them …
development of the fleet

Development of the Fleet

For any transport operation it is necessary to constantly think about the development of the fleet. At GLW Freight Management …
carving out a niche hauling local produce

Carving Out a Niche Hauling Local Produce

Diesel News visited an operation which is carving out a niche hauling local produce out of the Riverina area to …
interstate vs intrastate

Interstate vs Intrastate 

There is a balance to be found for GLW Freight, based in the Perth suburb of Forrestdale, in in the …
hauling out of the Riverina

Hauling Out of the Riverina

As one of the most important areas for growing fresh produce in Australia, hauling out of the Riverina is home …