This week is the trucking industry’s last chance to nominate candidates for the National Trucking Industry Awards.There are four awards up for nomination, the Outstanding Contribution to the Australian Trucking Industry, National Trucking Industry Woman of the Year, National Professional Driver of the Year; and National Training Excellence Award.
This year’s Training Excellence Award will focus on the critically important issues of bringing new people into the industry and the training they receive to encourage both retention and a first class safety culture.
In 2014 the awards David Simon won the Outstanding Contribution to the Australian Trucking Industry after stepping down as ATA Chairman. National Professional Driver of the Year went to Tom Scotney who drives for Hardy’s Haulage in Warwick, Queensland. The National Trucking Industry Woman of the Year went to Lynne Jack of Griffin Motors, Newcastle, NSW. Toll Mining Services from Newburn in WA won the National Training Excellence Award
The awards for 2015 will be presented at the Trucking Australia 2015 conference which will be held in the historic dock precinct of Hobart, opening on the evening of Thursday 19 March, with the awards being presented at the ATA’s 25th anniversary gala dinner on Saturday 21 March.
Nominations for the 2015 National Trucking Industry Awards are closing on Monday November 17.