Transport and agriculture in Australia have had a long association since the earliest days with both industries reliant on each other to help the nation prosper and move forward. Read more
We thought it best not to let Robert Cavanagh know he was our cover story subject for our October 16 issue – we might still be waiting for the return call. Read more
If your business is looking to buy a new truck or rig, current conditions might look bleak. Much of Victoria is still under lockdown and borders all over Australia are closed. Despite some of the grim economic indicators, the VTA’s COVID Insights Survey said that 94% of Victorian trucking operators are expressing that their business will not only survive but thrive and grow. 64% said they would invest in new capital equipment, which is encouraging.
Starting as a single truck and tanker operation, Scott and Regina Harvey have grown SRH Milk Haulage into a major player on Australia’s dairy transport scene. Just last month, the business received the TruckSafe John Kelly Memorial Award, as part of the ATA’s National Trucking Industry Awards.
An innovative platform designed and used by dangerous goods and explosives specialist Chemtrans is delivering a level of training never before seen within the business – and it’s proving to have significant results, with a 51 per cent reduction in incidents since being implemented three years ago.
When the sound of bagpipes echoed through the town of Gatton in Queensland on Sunday, October 4, before the horns sounded during a minute’s silence, it signalled the end of the 2020 Lights On The Hill Trucking Memorial Service.
It was once described as the ‘Highway from Hell’ and amongst the most dangerous routes in Australian for heavy vehicles to travel on despite being a major inland route for truckies.
You couldn’t wipe the grin from Max Parsons’ face as he put his gleaming new Kenworths through their paces at the local Swan Hill quarry in Victoria. Read more
Australian demand for sugar is still strong despite the attempts of many a diet guru to make it public enemy number one. That’s a good thing for Australia, and especially Queensland, where many a worker earns a living in our country’s sweetest industry.
A wonderful pic popped-up on our Facebook page recently – a dramatic image instantly capturing the essence of Australia’s road transport industry.