News & Events

  • Mar8

    Proof WA is a Separate Country

    By Cam Dumesny

    Well from a Road Transport point of view at least, the WA Road Transport sector operates in effective isolation from the rest of the Eastern States. The isolated nature of the WA freight task is highlighted in the graph below. Basically almost all of WA freight task, which is the largest in Australia, totally occurs within WA (big blue bar)!!  That tiny little brown speck next to the b...

  • Mar1

    Site maintenance underway

    By WARTA TEAM

    Please be advised, the online booking system is currently undergoing maintenance. Should you experience any problems whilst making your booking system online, please contact our office on (08) 9355 3022 or email training@warta.com.au. We are also currently working on a number of other areas of the website. We apologise for the inconvenience.

  • Mar1

    Mum, Where Does Milk Come From?

    By Cam Dumesny

    Recently, a transport manager received a complaint from an inner city suburban resident about a truck being in her street! The truck was delivering to a supermarket and was legally able to be on the street! The complainant’s response was “We don’t want trucks in our area!” That made me remember that some years ago, a school teacher friend of mine was telling me how she spent an e...

  • Feb3

    Nominations Open for 2016 Transport Industry Awards

    By WARTA TEAM

    Nominations Open for 2016 Transport Industry Awards WARTA is pleased to announce nominations are now open for the 2016 Transport Industry Awards, and we have another great gala dinner and awards presentation evening planned. This years theme is ‘Havana Nights’ – so prepare for a night of Cuban themed entertainment and atmosphere. Be involved, nominate, and come join us ...

  • Feb2

    Why customers must be prosecuted

    By Cam Dumesny

    Think about this scenario. A Purchasing Officer receives two quotes from two different transport companies, to take a load from say Perth to Newman. QUOTE A Transport Company A puts in a quote of $X dollars and a statement of how it has demonstrable quality, OSH, HV Accreditation and Compliance and Enforcement systems in place to mitigate risk. QUOTE B Transport Company B puts...