Safety Solutions for METS

A Melbourne trucking operator has achieved some major safety improvements after a campaign to improve performance. Metropolitan Express Transport Services has a fleet which has grown from twelve vehicles in 1986, to now running in excess of 200 vehicles, ranging in size from small courier vans, to semis.

In recent years a key objective for METS was to improve the management of their work-related road risks in order to reduce, the risk of harm to employees and others, the number of incidents and claims as well as reducing costs, improving WHS performance and meeting corporate social responsibility objectives. Read more

Pallet wars

The Guidelines released by the Australian Logistics Council, about pooled equipment management, have been called into question by the Victorian Transport Association. Both organisations have long been involved with the issue of pallets and the systems used to hire and dehire them, as they move between different parts of the supply chain. Read more