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Peter Anderson
Victorian Transport Association

The Victorian Transport Association is a management resource for the transport industry set up to add value to transport businesses through the provision of authoritative information and experienced professional advice. As Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Transport Association, a role he has held since late 2014, Peter Anderson is the voice of over 800 transport and logistics operators in Victoria, with a focus on enhancing the productivity, safety, workforce development and sustainability of the industry through leadership and advocacy.

  • COVID-19 frames vitality of supply chains

    By: Peter Anderson

    June 2020

    If coronavirus has crystallised anything for Australian consumers – after they get past the health and socio-economic impacts of the pandemic – it is the importance of safe, efficient and seamless supply chains to our way of life and standard of living.

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  • Practical measures essential to address COVID-19 challenges

    By: Peter Anderson

    May 2020

    It seems a lifetime ago that the VTA and others tasked with advocating for our great transport industry and the people it employs were celebrating our response to the devastating bushfires that wreaked havoc across our country over the summer.

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  • Protecting our people - transport’s greatest asset

    By: Peter Anderson

    April 2020

    There is no doubt that road congestion frustrates all road users, but the heavy vehicle driver endures more than just issues around consistently high traffic volumes and the pressure this puts on them to meet deadlines and exceed customer expectations.

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  • Encouraging signs for landside port operators

    By: Peter Anderson

    March 2020

    Cost pressures have dominated conversations for landside freight operators servicing the Port of Melbourne and elsewhere over the past two years, as they grapple with managing the consequences of higher business costs that have impacted supply chains everywhere.

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  • VTA in new push to salute safe drivers

    By: Peter Anderson

    February 2020

    As we kick off another year in transport, and in advocating for the issues that matter most for freight operators and those they employ, safety is once more set to be a recurring theme confronting the industry.

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  • Positive change and reform a constant in 2019

    By: Peter Anderson

    December 2019

    As 2019 draws to a close, it’s timely to reflect on key achievements and milestones attained over the last 12 months, and set the scene for policy, legislative and regulatory aspirations for the future.

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  • Industry should welcome Senate Inquiry into road transport industry

    By: Peter Anderson

    November 2019

    Growing commercial pressures in domestic and international supply chains in the form of greater demands and expectations from customers, road fatalities and injuries, safety standards and working conditions are just a handful of the many issues confronting the road transport industry today.

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  • Congestion is here to stay

    By: Peter Anderson

    October 2019

    Rarely does a day, or even an hour, pass in fast growing cities like Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne that traffic congestion isn’t mentioned in stories on radio, television and in the newspapers.

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  • Win-win for Melbourne’s inner west

    By: Peter Anderson

    October 2019

    The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) and our former adversaries the Maribyrnong Truck Action Group (MTAG) notched up a significant victory recently, with the Victorian Government agreeing to proceed with a variation of our innovative solution to addressing heavy vehicle movements in Melbourne’s inner west.

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  • Industry should welcome Senate Inquiry into road transport industry

    By: Peter Anderson

    September 2019

    Growing commercial pressures in domestic and international supply chains in the form of greater demands and expectations from customers, road fatalities and injuries, safety standards and working conditions are just a handful of the many issues confronting the road transport industry today.

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