Golden Gate

Operators of larger road transport vehicles frequently encounter bureaucratic obstacles which deny their access despite such vehicles being capable of physically negotiating the Read more

Carrying the Cost

As a ‘through state’ New South Wales has more truck movements than any other Australian state. Road Freight NSW is the peak industry Read more

Quality schemes

Some readers may be interested to learn that the UD Trucks Croner range which will be available in Australia over the next few months is actually manufactured at a modern plant located at Samutprakarn just outside of Bangkok in Thailand. The automotive industry in Thailand manufactures more than two million vehicles each year, as wide ranging as UD Croner and Quester trucks and Volvo buses, and pick-up trucks such as the Ford Rangers and Toyota HiLux utes which are currently so popular in Australia.

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Onward and upward

Taking charge at Isuzu Australia just as the company celebrates 30 years of overall market domination is guaranteed to be no walk in Read more

Taking safety seriously

PM: How did you get involved in training?
DC: Not long after I started driving here at Hopkins Transport Australia in Tamworth I Read more

Jodie Broadbent: Americold Logistics

PM: Have recent changes in the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) regulations affected your approach to compliance?
JB: It’s just like the Health, Read more

Do the right thing: Roger Weeks

PM: At the Australian Logistics Council and Australian Trucking Association Safety Summit in Melbourne it was suggested that in terms of enforcement NSW Read more

Don’t charge in headfirst

Since the introduction of log books 80 years ago the methods of collecting and expending the transport industry’s contributions to road funding have Read more

Helene Mellquist: Volvo Trucks

PM: We have seen a huge array of new Volvo technologies during the last few days. Where do the next five years take Read more

Paying for productivity

The Productivity Commission released a report last year titled Shifting the Dial. One point noted was that infrastructure decisions could be enhanced by Read more

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