Study overlooks wharf carriers again

Landside road transport operators that have experienced exorbitant stevedore infrastructure surcharge increases and funded the capital costs of increased freight volumes have been overlooked in the Port of Melbourne’s 2021 Container Logistics Supply Chain Study (CLCS). Read more

AFIA nominations deadline is extended

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2021 Australian Freight Industry Awards (AFIA) by popular demand, providing operators and industry suppliers with a further week to lodge their applications.

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Sydney Covid ‘national emergency’ underscores need for vigilance: VTA

In response to New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s declaration of continuing high daily case numbers of Covid-19 in Sydney as a ‘national emergency’, the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has reminded freight operators and their drivers to remain vigilant about safety and hygiene, and to closely follow state and national rules and regulations to prevent transmission.

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VTA condemns ‘rogue’ furniture removalists

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has slammed the activities of three New South Wales furniture removalists, whose irresponsible flouting of cross-border restrictions has resulted in the regrettable transmission of Covid-19 back into Victoria, and a further five-day lockdown for Melbourne.

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