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TCA supports Freight Week 2013 and the 24th Australian Freight Industry Awards

23 August 2013

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced it will be a key participant in Freight Week 2013, an event co-hosted by the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) and the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) running from 2-6 September 2013.

‘TCA recognises the effort of the VTA and the VACC in organising this major event, which promises to generate discussion across a range of topics critical to the freight and logistics sectors,’ said TCA Chief Executive Officer, Chris Koniditsiotis

‘TCA will be prominent throughout the week, highlighting how the use of intelligent technologies can reshape the way we think about driving productivity and safety reforms.’

‘The event will also provide attendees with the opportunity to meet key TCA personnel, who will be in attendance,’ Mr Koniditsiotis said.

TCA’s formal involvement during Freight Week 2013 is as follows:

Technology Highway – The Future of Freight
How can technology deliver safety, productivity and infrastructure benefits?
Chris Koniditsiotis – Chief Executive Officer Monday 2 September 2013 @11am

Technology Highway – The Future of Freight
How to track and trace, meet the regulations and drive within the law – solutions that work
Gavin Hill – General Manager, Strategic Development Monday 2 September 2013 @ 2pm

Trucks on Local Roads – Debating Community Issues
How Telematics is changing the way local governments manage their road networks
Gavin Hill – General Manager, Strategic Development Tuesday 3 September 2013 @ 2.20pm

Road Transport Trends – Safer, More Productive Transport
High productivity vehicles – what are they? And where can they go?
Chris Koniditsiotis – Chief Executive Officer Wednesday 4 September 2013 @ 8.45am

‘TCA is also proud to be sponsoring the Australian Transport and Logistics Technology Award at the 24th Australian Freight Industry Awards, which is being held on the evening of  7 September,’ Mr Koniditsiotis said.

The Award will identify the individual, group or organisation that has applied innovation/technology systems to their business to enhance productivity or solve a problem resulting in a positive outcome.

‘TCA welcomes the opportunity to recognise – and indeed promote – technology-based innovations that can deliver real results in the transport and logistics sectors,’ Mr Koniditsiotis said.

Further information about Freight Week 2013 and the 24th Australian Freight Industry Awards can be found at www.vta.com.au and www.freightweek.com.au.