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Extended Post Contract to Silver City has a Silver Lining

July 01, 2015

Cochrane's record of providing on-time service to Australia Post in servicing Broken Hill from Adelaide has been rewarded with a new contract.

The 1,100km round trip daily is the most demanding run that Cochrane's operates for Australia Post, including 8 stops on the outward trip and 22 on the return leg. It is a road which is taxing on both trucks and drivers, with road conditions and wildlife a constant challenge. Australia Post have always acknowledged this risk, and in renewing the contract have agreed to critical changes to the vehicle types and fatigue management requirements that Cochrane's sought to implement.

Bruce Hampson, CEO of Cochrane's recognised that "Australia Post have shown a genuine concern for the safety of our drivers and their well-being, by providing schedule changes that ensure adequate rest and the ability to restructure the run to allow larger vehicles more suitable for the task. Collaboration of this nature is a critical component of our shared Chain of Responsibility obligations".

Over the coming months as new equipment comes on line, Cochrane's will be in a position to significantly increase its freight carrying capacity on this lane which will provide tangible benefits for our 2,500 customers.

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Peter Cochrane Transport are a trusted transport provider to Officeworks in South Australia. They bring a high degree of professionalism and expertise to our logistics operations and consistently perform above our expectation. The team at Cochrane’s Transport have expanded their business with Officeworks to include ad-hoc and project related freight.

They are a solutions orientated company that goes the extra mile for their customers and are always keen to assist, even on the more difficult transport tasks. I would happily recommend Peter Cochrane Transport to any company looking for a quality carrier.

Richard Duncan
Contract Manager, Transport - Officeworks Supply Chain

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