Business and risk management system, TruckSafe, has welcomed two newly accredited members.
McKelvey Livestock Haulage and Harrold Services this week joined the initiative as they seek competitive advantages.
According to TruckSafe Chair Ferdie Kroon there is no better way to keep up to date with compliance requirements in an industry that is constantly changing than to be TruckSafe accredited.
“Becoming TruckSafe member means you are committed to safety and have best-practice systems in place," he said.
“While this year we have celebrated some of our longstanding members with 15 and 20-year TruckSafe awards, it’s great to see new members joining those who have been in the scheme for so long,” said Kroon.
Based in Cannon Valley, Queensland, McKelvey Livestock Haulage is a family business that uses the latest equipment to cover all cattle transport needs, safely and on time.
Established in 2015, Harrold Services is a transport company, owned and managed by husband and wife team Pat and Amanda Harrold, based in Penola, South Australia.
It runs B-double tippers and a log truck across the country.
“By joining TruckSafe, these companies have demonstrated a commitment to foster a strong culture of safety in every part of their business,” said Kroon.
“TruckSafe delivers significant and measurable benefits to our members including client confidence, increased productivity, improved safety outcomes, cost savings and business management solutions," he said.
“Last year we saw big changes to truck safety laws and the introduction of the new master industry code of practice. In challenging times that may lead to operators becoming confused and frustrated, TruckSafe plays an