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  • Carrying the Cost

    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 organisation representing large and small trucking operators. It has also worked with TfNSW and ARRB to support telematics and data collection for dangerous goods. The CEO is Simon O’Hara.

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  • Quality schemes

    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

    Onward and upward

    Andrew Harbison, Director and Chief Operating Officer at Isuzu Australia recently took the top job at the long-term market leader. For his first interview Andrew spoke exclusively with Prime Mover.

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  • Taking safety seriously

    Taking safety seriously

    Drawing in part upon his experiences as a police officer and a road train operator, Dean Clarke, Driver Trainer at Hopkins Transport Australia, has established a National award winning driver training program that delivers tangible safety benefits as well as a healthier bottom line.

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  • Jodie Broadbent: Americold Logistics

    Jodie Broadbent: Americold Logistics

    Jodie Broadbent is the National Transport Compliance Manager at Americold Logistics, one of the largest cold chain storage operations in the world. Prime Mover spoke with Jodie at the Australian Trucking Association’s Technical and Maintenance Conference in Melbourne.

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  • Do the right thing: Roger Weeks

    Do the right thing: Roger Weeks

    After a 28 year career in aviation, the last 12 with the industry’s safety regulator Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), Roger Weeks has been the Director of Compliance for the Roads and Maritime Services in NSW for almost two years.

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  • Don’t charge in headfirst

    Don’t charge in headfirst

    Gary Mahon is the Chief Executive Officer of the Queensland Trucking Association following a career in senior management positions within the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads. Gary recently addressed the NatRoad Annual Conference on the subject of mass-distance-location charging as part of the proposal to replace road user charges and state charges for commercial transport.

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  • Helene Mellquist: Volvo Trucks

    Helene Mellquist: Volvo Trucks

    Helene Mellquist is the Senior Vice President of Volvo Trucks International and has a global view of trucks and transport. Helene has held this role since March 2016 with responsibility for commercial activities of Volvo Trucks in the Middle East, Africa, Australia and Asia. Following her ‘This is who we are’ presentation at the Volvo Innovation Days held in Sweden Ms Mellquist spoke one-on-one with Prime Mover’s Peter Shields.

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  • Paying for productivity

    Paying for productivity

    Peter Harris AO is the Chairman of the Productivity Commission, which is tasked by the Australian Government to provide advice on economic, social and environmental issues. Peter was a key presenter at the Australian Logistics Council Forum held in Sydney in early March.

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  • The French connection

    The French connection

    French-manufactured products are sometimes thought of as quirky, yet today around one in four people who buy a van through a dealer in Australia choose a Renault product. Steering the Renault commercial range from a niche towards becoming a major player has been LCV Product Manager, Lyndon Healey.

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  • New generation leadership

    New generation leadership

    One hundred days after stepping into his role as Scania Australia Managing Director, Prime Mover sat down with Mikael Jansson to get his insight on the local market, sustainability and when we can expect the New Generation series to hit Australian roads.

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  • Ben Maguire: ATA CEO

    Ben Maguire: ATA CEO

    Ben Maguire took the role of CEO of the Australian Trucking Association in January 2017, aiming to continue the body’s work increasing the transport industry’s safety, professionalism and viability. Prime Mover found out about his first 200 days in the role.

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