What are the key drivers of a profitable linehaul operation:
- Load factors?
- Vehicle utilisation?
- Customer relationships?
And what keeps you awake:
- The looming driver shortage?
- A growing compliance and regulatory burden?
- Vehicle breakdowns?
Against this background, does the transport industry have an appetite for pursuing savings in repairs and maintenance?
A few years ago we introduced a new alternator to the Australian market to suit the most common linehaul applications. With the benefit of about 10 years of data that alternator was purposely designed for the road and environmental conditions experienced in local applications...
We are about to start working on the next generation of this unit and would really appreciate some industry feedback to help build the business case for the investment.