security problems with data

Security Problems With Data

If you want to open a can of worms, then the best thing to do is ask a question about security problems with data. If you want to run a modern, efficient and productive transport operation, you are going to generate a vast amount of data, prompting the security question, and the can of worms. Read more

ensure the ideal clutch setup

Ensure The Ideal Clutch Setup

The following procedure outlines what adjustments and clearances must be set to ensure the ideal clutch setup, longevity, and avoid common costly mistakes. Read more

fuel tax credits the easy way

Smaller Operators Can Now Save Time and Money

According to an announcement by the Australian Tax Office, smaller operators can now save time and money and calculate fuel tax credits the easy way. The ATO has released a simpler way to calculate fuel tax credits for diesel used in heavy vehicles.

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why hydrogen and why Australia?

Why Hydrogen, and Why Australia?

PowerTorque had the opportunity to sit in on a global discussion, hosted by Hyundai, with about 20 technical journalists and took the opportunity to ask the question, why hydrogen and why Australia? The management team driving the development of fuel cell technology in Hyundai talked about their plans and answered a wide variety of questions.

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deliver a better way to trade

Deliver a Better Way to Trade

For more than 40 years, Capricorn has been working with repairers and auto suppliers to deliver a better way to trade. According to David Fraser, Group CEO Capricorn Society, we are now seeing that this includes more and more repairers from the trucking and transport industry.  Read more

a perfect storm for businesses

A Perfect Storm For Businesses

In clear evidence during last year’s pandemic, demand for last-mile delivery services and economical local and national transport, whether it be fresh food or parcel post, has created a perfect storm for businesses tackling the great Australian freight task. Read more

fastener thread damage and galling

Fastener Thread Damage and Galling

This week Tech Know is looking the topic of fastener thread damage and galling, which is a problem that can cause permanent damage to bolt and nut threads. The coating on critical OEM shear-head bolts, such as Hendrickson QUIK-ALIGN pivot bolts, helps prevent galling. But it can still occur if there is any damage to the thread before assembly. Therefore, to minimise any likelihood of damage, it is important to visually check the threads for damage before assembly. Read more

will there be singing trucks?

Will There Be Singing Trucks?

After watching this video of an electric van delivering for Amazon in the US, the question has to be, will there be singing trucks? The vehicles function so quietly, they will have to make some sort of sound to warn others of their approach, so why not have them produce something musical? Read more

the Geotab platform

The Geotab Platform

It is a new name in the Australian telematics market but, in fact, the Geotab platform has been around for over 15 years, and most of that time in Australia, but not under the corporate name. In the past, Geotab equipment was sold by a reseller in this market. The company has now decided to change tack and participate in the market as Geotab Read more