In a pool of 49 truck drivers at Ipswich City Council, Belinda Janson is currently the only female, but the council is looking to change that. A new employment program aims to bring more female recruits into the council’s truck driving roles.
The dusty outback roads Ryan Garland usually travels are worlds apart from the glitz and glam of the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Read more
A pilot program that began in early 2020 is paving the way for unemployed youth to begin a career in the transport and logistics industry.
Halfway across the globe, in freezing conditions, this off-road truckie navigates through ice and snow, dreaming of coming back to Australia and getting behind the wheel of a road train.
It’s been hailed a major innovation, a step forward in dolly design, and late last year its supply partners won the Castrol Vecton Industry Achievement award. But, does the converter dolly live up to all the commotion? If the operators we spoke to are anything to go by, then yes, it would seem so.
Having built a culture based on inclusivity and diversity, Eather Group in Sydney has been seeing more and more women joining its business – in roles that include everything from truck driving and office roles to executive positions.
With its rolling plains, snow-capped mountains, and sharp twists and turns, a 26.5 metre B-triple isn’t something you’d usually expect to find navigating its way through Cooma, the largest town in the Snowy Mountains.
Its fresh white paint job and thorough restoration, complete with the words ‘Hwy Master’ emblazoned on the side of its bonnet, make it easy to forget that this beast is well over 30 years old.
After securing his HR licence, WA-based John Fletcher was ready and determined to get behind the wheel of a truck. But despite the widespread hype about the state’s driver shortage, he spent months trying to get a foot in the door.
Three heroic Lindsay Brothers Transport truckies have been praised for their actions, going above and beyond the call of duty to render assistance at the scene of a crash.