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3 of the biggest challenges facing the freight and logistics industry

20 July 2017 - 02:00PM

“The freight and logistics industry is an essential component of the national economy” says the Australian Government, and it supports the nation’s “quality of life aspirations”. But though the sector accounts for 10% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - and its revenue is projected to grow by 2.2% over the next five years – the freight and logistics industry’s contribution to the overall economy...

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Increased marine cyber challenges on the horizon

29 June 2017 - 08:30AM

In light of this week's global ransomware attack, the spotlight is once again on cyber-crime and growing concerns on the preparedness of large, complex organisations to respond to an attack.

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Have your say on the future of transport in the Central West NSW

08 June 2017 - 02:00PM

Transport for NSW is encouraging residents and businesses to have their say in the state's future transport and infrastructure roadmap. 

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7 signs you need help from an insurance broker

16 May 2017 - 02:00PM

One of the questions we are asked a lot is, "Why do I need an insurance broker?". We've compiled 7 signs that indicate your business needs the help of an insurance professional.

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Insurance industry weighs in on Senate drone inquiry

01 March 2017 - 01:37PM

A Senate Committee Inquiry into current and future regulatory requirements that impact on the safe commercial and recreational use of drones has attracted commentary from insurance industry bodies such as the Insurance Council of Australia and QBE.

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Cover your back! Insurance that every automotive technician should consider

16 February 2017 - 09:32AM

In our last article we looked at insurance cover that every automotive business should consider. But what about individuals? How can you ensure your livelihoods are protected?

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Arthur J. Gallagher strengthens marine risk management

30 January 2017 - 09:00AM

Sydney, 29 January 2015 – Arthur J. Gallagher has boosted its market-leading marine risk management capability through the appointment of two additional specialists.

Jim Metters, one of the industry's most experienced marine broking experts, has joined Gallagher in the key role of Principal Broker after a career spanning over 40 years at leading organisations including Marsh. 

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Essential business insurance for the automotive trade

28 November 2016 - 04:03PM

Insurance… It’s pretty hard to get excited about and, for many, it’s a total afterthought. Don’t fall into that trap! Choosing business insurance for mechanics and automative engineers is one of the most important decisions business owners in the industry can make.

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Truck driver shortage

19 May 2016 - 04:01PM

The alarming shortage of truck drivers in Australia is becoming an issue that concerns not only the heavy transport industry today, but one that will affect Australia’s ability to handle the movement of freight over the next 20 years.The fact that Australia is driving awareness in conjunction with international bodies displays a clear intention to improve safety and promote an industry that is...

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Infectious diseases and your marine insurance

29 January 2015 - 09:00AM

From time to time, the media bursts with the latest infectious disease outbreak, from food poisoning to ebola.  It’s a timely reminder that in these situations, you should review your insurance cover as it affects your directors and management team’s responsibilities to your employees. 

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