Copy Tracking Code

Prime Mover Magazine


News Archives

  • ATA contests proposed COAG pricing model

    The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has challenged the proposed COAG pricing model, stating that it could result in increased costs, greater road wear and reduced safety. Read More...

  • NatRoad seeking new CEO

    The Board of NatRoad is planning to recruit a new CEO following the resignation of current CEO, Bernie Belacic. Read More...

  • Newcastle Road Transport Awareness Day

    The annual Newcastle Road Transport Awareness Day will be held Sunday, November 6 and is expected to attract hundreds of trucks to the city’s harbour foreshore. The Newcastle and Hunter Region Road Transport Awareness Day Group (NHRRTAG) was formed back in 1994 by a small group of individuals from the local industry under direction from the then Road Transport Forum, now the Australian Trucking Association, to promote greater awareness and knowledge about the road transport industry and its position within the community. Read More...

  • Freight Week People Day

    Freight Week 2011 commenced today with the annual People Day session. Over 150 delegates attended the morning session which focused on labour market demand and skills shortages and attracting, training and retaining your future workforce. The afternoon session focused on Industrial Relations and an Automotive Workshop. Read More...

  • Freight People Day 2011 – VTA launches Logistics Cadetship

    At Freight People Day today, Victorian Transport Association (VTA) Chief Executive, Philip Lovel, announced that the VTA is launching a Logistics Cadetship Program. Read More...

  • Women taking the wheel are winners

    An Australian-first program developed by the department of Transport and Main Roads has won the Queensland Training, Education and Development Award for its strategy to encourage women to follow a career with within the transport, logistics and supply chain industry. Read More...

  • Foton plans US truck model

    According to an article in China Daily, Chinese heavy-duty truck maker Beiqi Foton Motor Co. is planning a vehicle for the US and European market. The Auman GTL - which stands for global technology leader - was designed for the strict environmental requirements of the US and Europe, the company said. Read More...

  • US heavy-duty order backlog remains unchanged

    According to ACT Research Co., North America's transport industry is still experiencing a lull in Class 8 order activity. The pullback began in April and continued into July. Order volumes and production activity have been fairly similar for the past few months, resulting in a plateauing of heavy duty order backlogs. Read More...

  • Toll reports increased sales revenue

    Toll Group, one of Asian region’s leading provider of integrated logistics, reported sales revenue of A$8.2 billion for the year ended 30 June 2011, up 18% on the prior year. Total operating profit (EBIT) was A$436 million, up 7%. Net profit after tax was A$295 million, up 4%. Read More...

  • Education for healthier and safer drivers

    Unhealthy food, long periods of sitting and stressful work environments are making Europeans increasingly overweight, with obesity having doubled over the past twenty years. Truck drivers are particularly at risk. Read More...

  • advertisement
  • Click here to join the CRT network today
  • Keep up to date on the latest news and developments in the commercial road transport industry. Sign up to CRT News today to receive a FREE weekly E-newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.


  • advertisement

© Copyright 2019 Prime Creative Media. All rights reserved.

Find us on Google+