Australian Industry has demonstrated outstanding support for those individuals and businesses affected by the floods that had devastated large tracts of Queensland. All roads are now open and operations are running, however, we find ourselves in a situation as unexpected as the flooding. The sheer volume of products being moved North is creating huge cost…
Month: January 2011
Pallets are an enormous cost within any business, particularly within the transport industry. First Fleet’s exposure to pallet losses is close to $1.2 M and these levels simply cannot be permitted to continue.
To all clients of First Fleet Express, a note from the Managing Director, Stephen Brown.
As you are aware, the extreme flood situations in northern New South Wales and Queensland have created havoc for many businesses in these regions. As a business, we too are confronting road operating and access conditions in these areas that are putting our drivers and the public in potential danger.
Australia’s busiest port, the port of Melbourne, faces a two day stevedores’ strike as negotiations over a new enterprise bargaining agreement with Patrick reach a crucial point
ON Monday, about 60 Patrick stevedores in Geelong are expected to walk off the job for two days.
Clients of First Fleet Express, Due to major flooding in North Queensland shipments from Rockhampton North are now being linehauled via the inland road system and not the coast road.
You will all be aware of the terrible circumstances in Central Queensland with the flood crisis that has evolved over the past week or so. Undoubtedly you join me in extending your thoughts and best wishes to the residents of those regions that have experienced the worst of the impact. I thought it was important…