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 […]

Truck driver health crisis

Truck drivers unhealthiest lifestyles Truck drivers have the propensity to lead one of the unhealthiest lifestyles in today’s working class. The very nature of the work is sedentary and the work in and of itself is somewhat monotonous. Drivers spend long periods of time on the road away from their homes and families, are exposed […]

The Logistics of Risk – Project Stakeholder Management

Supply Chain Management is the management of upstream and downstream relationships, with customers, suppliers, and key stakeholders in order to increase value and reduce cost for all members of the supply chain. (Martin Christopher – Emeritus Professor of Marketing & Logistics at Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, 2005). Professor Christopher eloquently describes the critical role […]

Are you prepared for Chain of Responsibility?

Every day there are risk factors that may be impacting on your Logistics’ operations, risk factors that are increasing in application and scope that will result in damage to your brand. With the introduction of Chain of Responsibility legislation these risks are greater than ever before.  Do you know what risks your business is exposed […]

The Importance of Fatigue Management in Transport

Effects of Truck Driver Fatigue Fatigue impairs your ability to safely perform even basic-driving tasks. It decreases reaction time, affects judgment, and can result in erratic-driving behavior. If a driver falls asleep for just four seconds while travelling at a speed of 100 km/h the vehicle will have gone 111 meters without a driver in […]