The noise around the ‘culture trumps strategy’ debate reached deafening levels in 2014. But according to CFC Group’s Chris J. Mallios, a healthy culture and sound business strategy don’t need to be bifurcated for a transport company to be successful in 2015.
National Transport Commission CEO and Member of the Order of Australia, Paul Retter, on the potential of Australia’s new Industry Advisory Group and the trucking community’s ability to help itself.
Chris Melham has hit the ground running since taking over as CEO of the Australian Trucking Association at the end of March. With ample experience in the association game and a strong agenda, he is quickly making a name for himself as a passionate and articulate lobbyist.
A deeply ingrained sense of state pride is behind every business decision the team at Peter Cochrane Transport makes, from its distribution model and collaboration with national hauliers to its involvement with local charities.
After taking over MTU Detroit Diesel, Penske Automotive Group is gaining more and more traction in Australia. US expat Adrian Beach is now meant to lead the brand’s foray into the rental market.
After nine years as CEO of the Australian Trucking Association, Stuart St Clair is moving on to other things, leaving behind a reputation for making major contributions to the nation’s road transport industry.
Commercial road transport is an industry that doesn’t stand idle. 2014, however, has seen a record amount of personnel changes on a managerial level, with many new faces entering the industry. Prime Mover has the all the gossip.
As one of the longest serving executives at the helm of a transport industry body, QTA CEO Peter Garske can look back at a long and successful career representing Queensland’s trucking community. Prime Mover found out what keeps him going.
Gavin Hughes, CEO of the Biofuels Association of Australia, is confident that renewable fuels will have a strong future – even if the political framework is lacking.
As President of Volvo Group Truck Sales in Asia and Oceania, Christophe Martin is in charge of a vast sales territory – including Australia.
Jodie Broadbent has the ideal skill set for a career in the commercial road transport industry - and as Manager of the ATA in New South Wales, she is using it to make A difference to the lives of transport operators around the country.
Michael Byrne has been the CEO of Linfox Logistics for the past nine years. A day after he announced his intention to leave the high-powered role at the end of 2014, he delivered an inspirational address to the Australian Logistics Forum.