Australia’s $48.9 billion+ pa transport and logistics industry’s truck traffic is projected to grow 50% from 2010 to 2030. This rapid growth can only be achieved practically by adopting new technologies.
Two of Australia’s big four in transport and logistics – Linfox and Visy – are family enterprises. The transport industry is dominated by family run businesses, and if Linfox and Visy are anything to go by, the model is incredibly successful. We take a closer look at the reasons why family businesses work so well and what the challenges are.
The latest Gallagher Market Overview has revealed the biggest insurance issue facing food producers across Australia.
The severe thunderstorm and torrential rain that hit Sydney Wednesday morning 28 November have caused transport chaos, with flooding affecting railway lines and making streets in Ultimo, Mascot, Roseville, Macquarie Park and Thornleigh impassable.
Business managers may have an enormous blind spot when it comes to productivity – the mental wellbeing of their employees. Here’s why it pays to mitigate this intangible but important risk.
Adoption of in-cab driver monitoring systems is picking up pace in the transport sector and offers multiple benefits for large fleet operators, according to Gallagher Head of Transport Roz Shaw.
Poor cyber security practices could impact the value of a business in a potential merger or acquisition, according to EY.
The chief author and executor of the company’s biggest facility, SmartProtect Business, Gallagher Product Manager Zoe Charters has been involved with the challenges of launching this new facility, from technical drafting to operations, relationship management and strategy.
Gallagher has partnered with fencing contractors association FENCiT to offer risk management advice and insurance solutions to its members.
The accidental death of a Melbourne apprentice during a practical training placement highlights the importance of having the right protocols in place for dealing with a crisis.
Traditional farm insurance offers cover for fire and hail and can be used to rebuild in the aftermath of a major natural disaster. But what happens if something else damages your crop? That is where multi-peril crop insurance comes in.
The take-up of surety bonds as an alternative to bank guarantees is soaring and shows no sign of slowing, says a Gallagher specialist.
Australia is falling behind the world on freight performance, and this is worse when it comes to trading across borders. No wonder overseas providers are looking to elbow in on the local sector.
Inspired by last year’s Tough Mudder madness, the 2018 Gallagher Dirty Dozen more than doubled the size of last year’s team when they hit the Glenworth Valley event in Sydney on Saturday 17 November.
A major Australian pet food product has been recalled after dogs reportedly fell ill in another case that highlights the value of product recall insurance.
This year farmers across the country, from Queensland to Western Australia, are facing the prospect of the lowest winter crop yield in 20 years, the result of the combined effects of drought and frost, ABC News reports.
The latest quarterly report released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has revealed that cyber breaches have continued at pace.
The current spate of both local and overseas businesses seeking funding for expansion through initial public offerings (IPOs) and capital raisings highlights the challenges around obtaining appropriate insurance.
The rise of co-working spaces across Australia has been seen by some as the future of work - but despite obvious benefits, the concept is not free from risk.
Gallagher’s Workplace Risk specialism won recognition for exceptional performance in transforming a client’s safety culture, announced at the 2018 iCare Care and Service Excellence Awards gala dinner held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre on 13 November.