WA Transport Magazine

WARTA publishes a number of articles in the WA Transport Magazine. Below you will find copies of some of the latest articles, along with other articles of interest. Should you require any additional information regarding any of the articles published by WARTA do not hesitate to contact our office on (08) 9355 3022 or email pr@warta.com.au.

For copies of the full publication and all other enquiries relating to the WA Transport Magazine please contact the publisher Karen-Maree Kaye on (08) 9296 4488 or email karen@angrychicken.com.au

  • 15/16 – Building Efficiencies

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    WATM | January/February 2015 By Haydn Hampel (WARTA Freight Operations Manager) As technology improves the world is changing and for better or worse as the transport industry adapts with these changes the overriding desire to reduce costs and increase efficiency continues. A transparent IT platform has recently come into action which can help industry members who deal with container transport. Containerchain’s ‘eGate’ was launched late 2015 across a numb...

  • 12/15 – TWUSUPER – WARTA Charity Golf Day

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    WATM | December 2015 By Russell McKinnon. For the third consecutive year the TWUSUPER WARTA Golf Day attracted a large turnout and raised valuable funds for diabetes research. Played at the fabulous Joondalup Golf Resort in early October, a near capacity field took to the course in wonderful weather conditions. Because of the sublime conditions, scoring was low and The Lifting Company claimed top honours with a best net of 51.78. The almost-burglar-like perfor...

  • 12/15 – The Roaring 20s (Part 4)

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    WATM | December 2015 By Russell McKinnon. 1926 From The Mirror of January 16: “On Monday night the Master Carriers’ Association held their annual smoke social and meeting, which was largely attended not, only by local members, but by those of the Perth association. The report showed that much good work had been done during the past 12 months, particularly in view of the reduction of rates on heavy vehicles. President Courtaine (sic, Corteen) occupied the c...

  • 12/15 – RSRT – A New Paradigm or History Repeating Itself ?

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    WATM | December 2015 By Ian King (CEO WARTA). Recently there has been thousands of words written about the issues facing Owner Drivers including the most important – survival. The Federal Government’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) was established under the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012 (Cth) (RSR Act) on 1 July 2012. The objective of the RSRT Act is to promote safety and fairness in the road transport industry. Each year, over 1.2 millio...

  • 11/15 – The Roaring 20s (Part 3)

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    WATM | November 2015 By Russell McKinnon. 1925 From The West Australian of February 25: “North West Transport. A more liberal or a special grant for the making of roads and crossings in the North- West was asked for by the Pastoralists’ Association, members of which were introduced by Senator Lynch. It was stated that the combined Federal and State grants amounted to £10,350 last year and that £4000 of that amount had been expended. The difficulties of t...