The Executive Council and Secretariat of the Victorian Transport Association extends its deepest condolences to family, friends and colleagues of Brian Hicks, a long-time VTA member and founder of Cobram-based Hicks Transport Group. Read more
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has called for the adoption of a scorecard system to make each state and territory accountable for their commitments to the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy.
If you believe what Canberra is telling us, smaller transport operators now have legislation in place designed to tighten the screws on slow industry payers. Read more
Experienced Sydney truckie Keven Mitchell is the first to admit that he should have checked his superannuation balance sooner than he did.
Adam Gibson, NTI’s Transport and Logistics Risk Engineer, is calling for more industry collaboration in 2021 to arrest the disturbing rise in truckie deaths in the last 12-month period recorded by the insurer.
Grain Producers SA, on behalf of Primary Producers SA, and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are partnering to deliver free workshops from this month to help primary producers understand heavy vehicle roadworthiness requirements. Read more
The NHVR has approved MTData’s Talon and Swift system, running on either a Samsung Galaxy Active Tab or Samsung Galaxy Active Tab 2, as a fourth Electronic Work Diary (EWD) option. Read more
Brendan Farrell has made the tough decision to postpone his annual Australia Day hay run due to Covid-19 related concerns. Read more
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has issued a severe weather warning for the entire area of NSW from the Blue Mountains in the west, to Newcastle in the North and Kiama in the south.
HM Gem Machining Services has moved to strengthen its technical advisory team with the appointment of Adrian Bose as Technical Representative. Read more