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.
Construction is one of the oldest industries around (it dates back to around 9000 BC) and its history is rich with astonishing triumphs and, unfortunately, devastating disasters.
Artificial intelligence is transforming how we do business but its ability to process and ‘learn’ from vast amounts of data per second has both sinister and hopeful implications for cyber security.
The recent fine imposed by the New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (NSW EPA), the regulator for dangerous goods in NSW, on a large petroleum cartage company should be a wake-up call for the sector, advises guest blogger Gallagher Principal Broker Phil Hardaker.
Gallagher Chief Executive – Australia Sarah Lyons is proud to be selected as one of the panellists at the Australian opening of the 2019 Dive In Festival for promoting diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry.
During July and August National Disability Services providers took advantage of the organisation’s Essential Briefing meetings to help them better understand their risk profiles, with Gallagher presenting insurance advice at these well-attended sessions.
Industry regulators are now reviewing construction standards frameworks with the aim of avoiding misunderstanding and misapplication of building codes relating to cladding. Stakeholders need to be abreast with these changes or run the risk of finding themselves in breach of these requirements.
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 Gallagher Chief Executive Rising Stars Program for 2019 is aimed at nurturing skills development and fast-tracking the careers of promising staff members through a combination of workshops and practical hands-on challenges to solve business problems.
Our Sydney executives lined up for the fundraising ordeal by icy water to add to the 2019 Gallagher FightMND contribution, with the office raising $1275 in bids and donations to add to Victoria’s $4270.
After years of lobbying by the transport industry a standardised national scheme for classifying vehicle combinations and matching them to permissible access to road networks has come into effect in Australia. But is this enough?
It was a family occasion in Adelaide when Gallagher South Australia hosted a panel of presentations for the latest SA Family Business Australia Advisor Connect event.
How did the use of potentially unsafe cladding become widespread in the construction sector? What are the factors behind misunderstanding of the regulations and, in some cases, ill-informed exploitation of grey areas?
South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales should be on alert as a severe cold front with damaging winds and squally showers moves across the southern parts of the states this afternoon.
“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...
Ten waste facility fires in Melbourne in the past 10 months are putting the heat under insurance premiums for business owners, signalling the need for tighter management of flammable materials on site.
We are so proud that Kevin Loader has won the South Australia state title for the NIBA Stephen Ball Memorial Award for Insurance Broker of the Year. Well done, Kevin, we're excited about the outcome!
An industry report that canvasses 2415 respondents from 86 countries shows business interruption (BI) ranks first in the top 10 risks internationally and second in Australia for 2019.
Now the Victorian Transport Association’s new model for training and licensing heavy vehicle drivers has proved its worth and received state government funding, the rest of the country should follow on, writes Gallagher National Head of Transport Roz Shaw.