training young people for the transport industry

Training Young People for the Transport Industry

There has been some good news about training young people for the transport industry in the past week. Unfortunately, it is government help to train them for the rail industry and not for road transport which is also crying out for new blood in the workforce. Read more

ongoing major fuel security fears

Ongoing Major Fuel Security Fears

The Australian Trucking Association has expressed its ongoing major fuel security fears after the Federal Government decision to lease space in the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve. According to the ATA it should, instead, store an emergency reserve here in Australia. Read more

how much do we really care about safety?

How Much Do We Really Care About Safety?

The trucking industry is being asked for feedback, posing the question to the trucking industry generally, how much do we really care about safety? The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has released a survey into how the heavy vehicle industry and supply chain is tackling their safety responsibilities. Read more

mass management review process

Mass Management Review Process

With the current Chain of Responsibility landscape, it is imperative that organisations go though a mass management review process for their safety management systems and mass management regime.  Read more

looking out for a bushfire hero

Looking Out For a Bushfire Hero

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and Bridgestone Australia are looking out for a bushfire hero, aiming to honour truck drivers who showed selflessness and heroism during the Australian bushfire crisis, calling for truck drivers to be put forward for a Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian Award. Read more

assessing the Top 10 issues in trucking

Assessing the Top 10 Issues in Trucking

At the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition, the ATA annual convention, in San Diego, California, the associations’ research arm introduced the fifteenth annual survey of members with the job of assessing the Top 10 issues in trucking. Read more

delivering the goods on fair and transparent charges

Delivering the Goods on Fair and Transparent Charges

I bet you enjoy driving on those smooth golden pavements delivered by all levels of government over the past two years after the governments’ delivering the goods on fair and transparent charges? says the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association. It will make you feel a lot better about the 11.8 per cent increase in registration and road user charges proposed by the National Transport Commission (NTC) and considered by Australian Transport Minsters on 22 November 2019.
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