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More than just another transportation job

More than just another transportation job

From the outside looking in, delivery drivers may look like they are simply driving from one stop to another. But at SubTrux, we know it is so much more than that as each drive, each delivery and each order allows … Read More

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Hire a driver and Vehicle for the day!

Hire a driver and Vehicle for the day!

With the ability to hire for the day, for the hour or more – all at competitive rates with Same Day service. The SubTrux Delivery Management Software  provides both you and your customers, a level of visibility you never thought … Read More

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Need to fulfill your customers orders and internal demands?

Need to fulfill your customers orders and internal demands?

As the rise of e-commerce increases, so have customer expectations. They want items they buy delivered when they were promised (increasingly, the same day). All too often, that last mile isn’t in your control, but your customers don’t care. They … Read More

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Explore wide range of vehicles at your fingertips

Explore wide range of vehicles at your fingertips

Whether its businesses needing the ability to scale up quickly without huge asset expenditure or drivers in these challenging times looking for new opportunities and efficiencies for their existing vehicle/s, SubTrux is a smart, simple and powerful solution. Part of … Read More

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Apprenticeship program for truck driving

Apprenticeship program for truck driving

One of the solutions under way, supported by government and industry alike, is a new apprenticeship program for truck driving. The heavy vehicle driving apprenticeship is aimed at professionalising the industry and attracting younger participants into the trucking workforce through … Read More

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Worldwide shortage

Worldwide shortage

Australia is not alone in dealing with a trucker shortage. The American Trucking Associations has reported a shortage of 80,000 drivers and retail giant Wal-Mart has hiked truck driver salaries to $US110,000 ($149,000), as well as increasing the starting salary … Read More

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Rapid aging of drivers demographic

Rapid aging of drivers demographic

According to the Australian Industry Standards Industry Outlook for Transport and Logistics 2021, an industry worker’s average age is older than 45 years. The ageing rate was 2.2 times faster than all industries. Add to this the increasing freight demand. … Read More

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Limited supply to the growing logistics industry

Limited supply to the growing logistics industry

The demand for truck drivers is strong and growing. Trucking companies, regulators and governments alike share a concern that skills shortages in the transport industry will have a long-term impact on the nation’s supply-chain productivity and safety. Online jobs platform … Read More

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Risk factors of truck drivers

Risk factors of truck drivers

Through our research, we’ve identified some risk factors for truck drivers: – The poor pay for doing the most dangerous job in the country bar none.– Poor facilities for truck drivers including the poor or lack of things like clean … Read More

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Causes of truck driver shortages

Causes of truck driver shortages

The biggest factor in the truck driver shortage that we have here in Australia is the way truck drivers are treated in general, and in a lot of cases it’s badly. Many employers treat them as a necessary evil and … Read More

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