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The Future of Trucking Report The Road Ahead is now available

The report is the largest truck industry research of its kind ever conducted in Australia – with over 1,000 road transport decision-makers hailing from multiple industries, including freight, construction, government, and other industry sectors. The report provides insights into the key trends likely to impact the industry in the coming years.

The Future of Trucking Report is split into 5 segments

The Freight Task & Business Recovery, Changing Customer Preferences, Total Cost of Ownership, Chain of Responsibility, and Technology & Innovation (Electric Vehicles). Each of these segments are explained in more detail below.

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Executive Summary

Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) are excited to share the findings and insights collected through this, the brand’s first Isuzu Future of Trucking Report.

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Freight Task

Despite recent unprecedented challenges, growth opportunities do exist across the trucking sector.

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Changing Customer Preferences

Unsurprisingly, the way in transport fleets approach their operations from a procurement and equipment preference point of view, continues to evolve. This changing behaviour has direct links to ongoing efforts to attract labour to the road transport and ancillary sectors.

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Total Cost

With the effects of COVID-19 dampening positivity about their future prospects, Australian fleets face a range of significant challenges in 2020 and beyond.

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From a regulatory perspective, the road transport industry is also placing a greater focus on Chain of Responsibility (CoR), with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) also actively prosecuting breaches of the new legislation.

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The pace of technological change dictates the focus for Australian trucking operations on the role of technology as it relates to the introduction and uptake of alternate drivetrain technology such as hybrid and electric options.

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