rational transport collaboration in the West

Rational Transport Collaboration in the West

Western Australia’s trucking industry association, the Western Road Federation, and it’s metro logistics initiative is seen to be leading to rational transport collaboration in the West, in the co-ordinating of road transport logistic planning and the future vision for Perth.

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keep track of trucks

Keep Track of Trucks

With a business distributing fuel to distributors in rural NSW, in areas such as Inverell, Moree and Goondiwindi, it’s important for Rob Hanneman to keep track of trucks. He started the Maktrans operation 13 years ago after he took over from an existing fuel carting business. 

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complete solution capability

Complete Solution Capability

MaxiTrans will be demonstrating its complete solution capability and its commitment to providing reliable support throughout the MaxiTrans national network. The company will also be emphasising its end-to-end capability by showcasing MaxiParts and MaxiTrans Servicing, as well as its recently acquired Live Bottom Floor solution, Trout River Australia.

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getting compliance right

Getting Compliance Right

When Rob Hannemann started the Maktrans operation 13 years ago after he took over from an existing fuel carting business, getting compliance right was not the number one priority.The initial two trucks were part of a contract with BP to distribute fuel to the distributors in rural NSW, in areas such as Inverell, Moree and Goondiwindi. The original business had been located in Ipswich but Rob relocated it to his hometown, Toowoomba. 

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compliance from the driver’s seat

Compliance From the Driver’s Seat

As the world of road transport becomes more complex and new laws tighten up around compliance, compliance from the driver’s seat becomes more difficult. The truck driver is still the key component in any compliance strategy for a trucking operation.

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a question of scale

A Question Of Scale

Handling fuel supplies to vast rural areas like northwestern NSW requires a specific kind of operation, it’s a question of scale.

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longest regular trucking task

Longest Regular Trucking Task

CEVA Logistics has further extended its road freight service across Asia between China and Europe to begin running the longest regular trucking task. This follows on from CEVA’s first ever TIR documented truck to Poland at the end of last year. The company recently marked a new milestone with its first ever truck from China arriving safely at its destination in Spain.

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highway hero honoured

Highway Hero Honoured

Silverdale Sand and Soil’s Brendon Gilbert has received the recognition of the Australian Trucking Industry, being named as the latest highway hero honoured as a Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian for coming to the aid of a motorcyclist who had a medical episode on one of Sydney’s busiest corridors.

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