Razor at Christchurch Truck Show

With the nice weather sun is shining it looked like the whole of Christchurch was at the Wigram Airforce Museum for the Christchurch Truck Show. Razor International as a sign of support for the New Zealand trucking industry was present at the show. On display at the Commercial Transport Spares (CTS) stand were the Razor

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Adding it up

By using Razor Power Tarps on its PBS-approved tippers, the Geelong branch of Kelly Logistics saves a few minutes on each delivery – and with over 100 loads a day, it adds up to a significant amount of time. In early October, Tasmanian-based Kelly Logistics made headlines with its purchase of the Noske Logistics business,

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Winding it up

Perth-based Premier Tarps prides itself on its ability to help its customers save valuable time by providing a mobile tarp repair service and installing tarp automation products from Razor International. The surge in infrastructure projects Western Australia has seen over the last few years is starting to wind up as highway expansion, widening and duplication

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Concerns about lack of super knowledge in trucking

With nearly 20 per cent of Australian truck drivers reaching retirement age in 2016, industry funds are now voicing concerns about a lack of superannuation knowledge. “Now is the time for these drivers to seriously consider their retirement plans, but superannuation is not usually a regular truck stop talking point, more a talk stopper,” said

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Iron ore miners cannot sustain cost cuts, say fund managers

Iron ore’s collapse through $US50 a tonne overnight has thrust an uncomfortable spotlight back on the cost cutting race most of the sector is running to survive, but fund managers are questioning whether the rapid cuts are sustainable. Tim Schroeders, resources fund manager at Melbourne-based Pengana Capital, said the market needed to be cynical about

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Heavier trucks will bring real productivity gains

A new permit system allowing heavy vehicles to operate outside the current mass and dimension limits will deliver real gains for both the economy and the travelling public, says Transport Minister Steven Joyce. The Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Amendment 2010 allows the development of a permit regime for high productivity vehicles to

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Razor launches new website

Australian automation specialist, Razor International, has launched a brand new website providing informative product details and free video demonstrations on its range of trailer components. “Razor International has always been an innovative company with user-friendly products, and we wanted our website to reflect that,” said co-Managing Director, Geoff Watson. “The metallic grey of the sleek

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WorkCover NSW launches safety video

WorkCover in New South Wales has launched a new video safety alert to address the high-risk activity of loading and unloading flatbed trucks and trailers. The video shows how an experienced truck driver fell two metres and sustained fatal injuries because fall protection was not in place. Although most truck trays or trailers are relatively

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Cannon Logistics supports Mater Foundation

In support of the Mater Foundation’s ‘Mater Little Miracles Easter Appeal’, Queensland based company Cannon Logistics will be donating 1c for every kilometre it travels in April to the cause. “We pledge to donate at least $2,000 for Mater Little Miracles, and we encourage you to join in. Together, we can help make a difference

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Patrick and ACFS announce joint venture

Asciano has announced that its logistics arm, Patrick Port Logistics, has agreed to form a new joint venture with ACFS Port Logistics (ACFS) to bring together the Patrick and ACFS metropolitan logistics businesses. Patrick and ACFS will each own a 50 per cent equity interest in the new joint venture, to be reviewed by the

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