Is the Australian OHS Obsession costing it a Safe Future

Ok its a pretty challenging title, but here are some points to make you think.  The following actual example may sound trite but as you read the article – it symbolises the problem facing Australia. A few months ago one of our staff visited a site, where because of the  nature of the environment special […]

WA Biggest Road Transport move

Now this is Road Transport!! 4 Prime movers pulling, two pushing a  load of over 700 tons. Traveled from one mine in Western Australia to another 230 km away at an average speed 6 km/hr on bitumen and 4 km/hr on gravel. It took 6 days driving 15 hours a day,  this also included becoming bogged […]

Service Level Agreements may cause Chain of Responsibility Legal Risk

Doctor Mark Gregory from RMIT,  is a high profile expert on the National Broadband Network (NBN). In a scathing article in the Technology Spectator, Dr Gregory makes some points that are equally applicable to the Logistics Sector, specifically in relation to Chain of Responsibility. Risk of Customer Service Guarantees Recently in the media there has […]

4500 Charges Laid for Chain of Responsibility Breaches

Last week Latus assisted a company in WA  reduce its prospective court fines from $500,000 to under $50,000.   Latus was called into assist once the breaches had occured, breaches that will all in the future fall under the WA Compliance and Enforcement (Chain of Responsibility) laws. Although the WA Compliance and Enforcement (Chain of Responsibility) laws […]

Fatigue Management saves lives

Truck Driver Fatigue It is no secret that fatigue can kill, fatigue is one of the biggest killers on our roads, in a recent study carried out by John Curtain university, it was found that over 10% of accidents were caused by driver fatigue. The study also found that truck drivers who have not completed […]