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FreightWaves Staff Friday, August 16, 2019

DOWN UNDER TRUCKING: female truckers expect discrimination

Australia’s road transport industry has a way to go in ensuring gender equity. Research has found that female workers encounter misogyny, bullying and discrimination. In other Down Under Trucking news: mistake is no defence to trucking crime; supermarket boosts safety after loading dock death; logistics giant snaps up drayage business; CTI Logistics expects a small profit.

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FreightWaves Staff Saturday, April 13, 2019

Down Under Trucking: spate of horror crashes; law reform; commercial truck sales

Down Under Trucking: a weekly round-up of trucking news from Australia. The country has been struck by a spate of horrible crashes of trucks with multiple trailers have rolled over. On the corporate side, a major trucking-related hostile takeover has broken out. Politicians in Queensland are seeking to modify the Heavy Vehicle National Law and, on the commercial front, truck sales appear to be coming off the boil from last year’s red-hot market.

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