Policy Procedures – Chain of Responsibility

We have seen many examples of Policies and Procedures over the years.  Ranging enormously in terms of quality and content.  For example: Company “A”, completed a Gap Analysis of their Chain of Responsibility and were told they had 140 fail points within their system, they were duly horrified.   The Board decided to get expert […]

Using Rope for Load Restraint

Last week, we conducted briefings for over 100 companies in Esperance and Albany WA on the forth coming Compliance and Enforcement (Chain of Responsibility) laws in Western Australia. Whilst our briefings covered the full spectrum of the requirements, to meet the law, the news focused on the use of Rope. It most certainly created an […]

Why Investors Hold Key to Chain of Responsibility Changes

Investors in Retailers may be the key to driving Supply Chain change in the Retail sector; and Chain of Responsibility may be the first true catalyst for change. Chain of Responsibility Scenario Retailers have apparently delayed advising suppliers of intended promotional specials at their stores until the last possible opportunity.  That’s logical as they want […]

Why Fatigue Laws Reduce Load Restraint Safety

You often receive the most insightful comments from the older more experienced truck drivers. Late last year, an older truck driver with over 40 years experience, made the point to me that Fatigue Laws reduced Load Safety. Not getting what he meant, I asked him to explain, and when he did , I certainly could […]