Lyndon Watson, CEO of Don Watson Transport, reckons young interstate driver Jess is a classic example of the opportunities open to new recruits in the industry.
Seizing an opportunity to focus on a lifetime career goal rather than following a traditional study pathway was a big risk for Taylah Heinrich, but it’s well and truly paid off.
Online learning used to be pretty uninspiring for participants who would have to wade through dreary content or out-of-date videos before being assessed through unimaginative multiple-choice quizzes.
Followmont Transport prides itself on caring for their people and believe they are the key to their success.
Like many Australian industries, the trucking industry faces profound change as modern technologies, legislation, and social change transform how we do business, work and live.
From taking on a graduate position in 2010 at PACCAR Australia, Bill Rakis is now among the key engineers helping to shape the future of trucks for the company’s Kenworth and DAF brands.
In a traditionally male-dominated industry where females make up only one per cent of the workforce, Emily Smith is looking forward to breaking the mould as she pursues her dream job of becoming a diesel technician.
Albert Einstein is credited as saying “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” It is time to view the traditional Vocational Education and Training (VET) model as bordering on insanity.
With so many stories about owner-drivers being taken advantage of or underpaid, it was a pleasure to be introduced to Sanjeewa Illangantilake from Stanhope Gardens in NSW.
Though she didn’t always envisage herself in the trucking industry, now Meredith Young, 32, couldn’t see herself working anywhere else.