Industry experts address fleet forum

01 March, 2016

If you haven't registered yet for the upcoming AfMA Professional Development Fleet Forums, this might provide some more incentive.

New Zealand proposes new safety star rating scheme

26 February, 2016

Safety management software provider myosh offers the following explanation of New Zealand's proposed safety star rating scheme for business.

Unpacking the risks of shipping containers

23 February, 2016

A series of information sheets that provide guidance on managing the health and safety risks when unpacking shipping containers, including exposure to hazardous chemicals like fumigants and solvents, has been developed by Safe Work Australia.

Faulty Bridgestone tyres recalled

23 February, 2016

Bridgestone is advising customers that its 215/60R16 95V Supercat Tyre may exhibit an issue with the tread/belt leading to possible rapid loss of air pressure, which can pose a hazard to drivers and other road users.

Telematics and safety in the spotlight

22 February, 2016

Telematics and safety seem to be enjoying their moment in the sun, as far as industry focus is concerned.

Fire hazard products recalled

18 February, 2016

It's been a busy week for product recalls, with a number of products representing a fire hazard due to rechargeable battery overheating issues.

Safe Work Australia welcomes new chair

18 February, 2016

Safe Work Australia's chief executive officer, Michelle Baxter, has welcomed the appointment of Diane Smith-Gander as chair of Safe Work Australia.

Changes to negative gearing will put jobs and growth at risk

17 February, 2016

The Property Council of Australia is warning that changes to negative gearing will hit the economy during a time when the Australian economy is in transition.

Cabcharge Australia streamlines with IR Prognosis

12 February, 2016

Electronic payment systems provider Cabcharge Australia has nominated IR Prognosis to provide more visibility and increased performance of its payments platform, application and transactions.

AfMA 2016 Australasian Fleet Conference & Exhibition

11 February, 2016

This year's AfMA Australasian Fleet Conference & Exhibition is focusing on reducing costs and increasing safety through technology. With over 18 education sessions across a range of formats including plenary, classroom and practical workshops over two days, you'll be brimming with exciting and fascinating information to take away.

Airbnb now the choice for business travel

04 February, 2016

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll be fairly familiar with Airbnb. New information released by the company shows that business is increasingly turning to the community-based service as the concept of 'business leisure' goes mainstream.

WorkPro embarks on major software upgrade

03 February, 2016

Industry partner for employee compliance WorkPro has embarked on a complete rewrite and upgrade of its platform. The web-based compliance management solution delivers and manages staff inductions, background screening and licence/ticket management for a range of organisations across Australia and New Zealand.

Trade careers suffer thanks to lowering university standards

02 February, 2016

The Australian Brick and Blocklaying Training Foundation (ABBTF) says that 200 currently unfilled apprentice vacancies are the result of university dropping entry standards, depleting the pool of potential apprentices.

Beyond TCP/IP — next-generation protocols

01 February, 2016

Things have changed since the advent of the TCP/IP protocol in the 1970s, and according to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), the time has come to assess alternatives that will deliver the full potential demanded by our increasingly connected world.

Quiktrak launches field services in Australia

28 January, 2016

Field inspection and inventory auditing services company Quiktrak has announced the launch of its field services in Australia. Scott Granger has been named its director of operations – Australia. He will report to Kim Plutte, chief customer officer of Quiktrak.

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