December 3, 2016

This post details my latest views and points on the transport industry in a recent November newsletter which I wrote to all Transafe WA members following nomination and election as Vice Chairman of Transafe WA.

A few words from newly elected Transafe WA Vice-Chair, Kris...

May 13, 2016

The fuel levy myth

There has been a lot of conjecture recently; brought upon by some of the lowest fuel prices we have seen for many years, where transport companies are not passing on the value gained from cheaper fuel prices to their clients by maintaining to keep the...

May 12, 2016


When we explore business intent and customer expectation, inevitably everything always comes back to people.  The quality of your people and their values; the better the business, the better the customer experience.

Currently, the transport industry does not have the g...

January 6, 2016




One of our clients pointed me to a fascinating article originally published in the TIMBERTRADE NEWS MAY 2009 illustrating the real cost relationship of providing discounts or forced price cuts on margins and sales volumes. 


Whether it is retail, wholesale or service...

December 15, 2015


We’re celebrating a little more this Christmas, because December 2015 marks 25 years for Clarkson Freightlines!  We’ve changed a lot since the 90s (and we’re not just talking hair-wise), and we’re proud to celebrate this milestone.  It’s been no small feat: Clarkson F...

November 11, 2015


Richard Branson famously once said “you must always protect the downside”.  And in a high risk, cut throat industry like transport, managing this financial and safety risk becomes an every-day, hour to hour focus of many operators.


Of late we have noticed an alarming...

November 10, 2015


Quick Insights - What have we been up to?


  • Always working towards Delivering Value and Driving Transport Professionalism

  • We have commenced a series of blogs on our website discussing all things transport, insights into professional operators and anything else...

November 10, 2015

Clarko’s Call

The past few months has seen some testing times for all industries and businesses across WA due to a significant downturn in the economy. 

The transport industry is not immune and is generally at the forefront of the downturn.  There has been a significant...

November 10, 2015

Breaking Records

Early rain in 2015 has seen the demand for chemical higher than any other year to date for Clarkson Freightlines.  With Easter causing two four day weeks, all our clients and staff were feeling the heat to move the freight as quickly as possible.

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