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The Grass is always Greener on the other side of the road | TRANSPORT NEWS

DARIEN, Illinois: US Website  truckdriverssalary.com has updated its Top 10 Best Trucking Companies to Work For list, placing GP Transco at number 3 based on truck driver salary, benefits, and quality of employment. GP Transco’s driver pay is currently 26 percent above the current annual national truck driver salary average of $66,711. Furthermore, the only two companies to surpass GP Transco on TruckDriversSalary.com when it comes to driver ...

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Hardox helps keep tare weight to a minimum while increasing payload | TRANSPORT NEWS

The use of Hardox 450 and Strenx 700 steel by Fanalca of  Cali, Colombia is enabling solid waste collection equipment and containers  to provide significant productivity and durability benefits . Fanalca became a Hardox® In My Body customer programme member in 2017 because the company wanted to get the most out of its collaboration with SSAB, the Nordic supplier. The ...

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CNH Industrial to List Truck and Bus Business in Break-Up | TRANSPORT NEWS

Reuters news agency has reported that  Industrial vehicle maker CNH Industrial has decided to split in two and list its truck, bus and engine division in an effort to boost asset values and streamline its businesses. The plan comes just six years after CNH Industrial was created when Fiat Industrial – spun off from the Italian carmaker – was folded ...

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WESTERN STAR Trucks Launches ‘Star Plus’ Promotion

Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced the Western Star Trucks ‘Star Plus’ promotion. Available to all Western Star truck purchasers with trucks ordered and delivered before 31st December 2019, the Star Plus programme provides: Truck Coverage 2 (TC2) package: extended warranty inclusive of driveline – 4 years / 800,000 km or a free service package (48 months or 16 free engine ...

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HINO to display new 500-Series Cab at 2019 AFAC

Hino Australia will showcase its new 500 Series Standard Cab at this year’s Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) exhibition, held from 27-29 August at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Displayed in the livery of the Victorian State Emergency Services (SES), the all-new 500 Series Standard Cab is based on the Automatic FD 1124 crew cab mode and features a ‘Heavy Rescue’ ...

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NTI scores highly in latest employee satisfaction survey

NTI Ltd, Australia’s largest transport and logistics insurer, is proud to announce that the company has achieved an outstanding 92 per cent employee satisfaction rating in its annual employee engagement survey. Already sitting in the top quartile for employee satisfaction, the 2019 survey score sits 20 percent higher than the previous year. It also comes few weeks after being recognised ...

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IVECO Australia announces dealership award winners | TRANSPORT NEWS

IVECO Australia has announced its highest achieving dealers at a recent Awards Dinner on the Gold Coast, organised as part of the company’s annual Dealer Conference. The awards included IVECO Regional Dealer of the Year accepted by Coffs Harbour IVECO Service Manager, Jason Crawley; IVECO Metropolitan Dealer of the Year accepted by  Newcastle IVECO Dealer Principal, Alex Reynolds,  IVECO Daily  Dealer of ...

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IVECO showcases its firefighting credentials | Transport News

This year’s annual Australian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC) conference, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 27 to 30 August enabled IVECO to display its fire fighting prowess with two distinctly different vehicles selected from the company’s Magirus division.  On display was  an M42L-AS Turntable Ladder appliance and a Dual Cab ML140 Eurocargo 4×4 tanker. The ...

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The bright spots in new technology for equipment and accessory suppliers | TRAILER TORQUE

By  Neil Dowling While the stars at truck shows are usually the truck makers and trailer manufacturers, the grass roots industries of product suppliers and services provide their own excitement and innovation. Tyre retailers in Australia are a secretive bunch, guarding the results of surveys amongst customers on tyre life and the effects of new compounds on fuel economy as ...

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Engineer’s Bill lacks industry consultation | TRANSPORT NEWS

 Individual engineers in Victoria will be forced to pay exorbitant mandatory registration fees if a new proposed Bill is adopted by the Parliament of Victoria. The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), on behalf of its Commercial Vehicle Industry Association (Victoria) Division, is calling upon Members of Parliament to reject the Professional Engineers Registration Bill 2019 when it is introduced ...

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