Who is Hornby Transport Services?
Hornby Transport Services (HTS) is a family owned and operated business beginning as a one truck, one operator concern in 1977. The business has grown steadily and now has substantial contracts with major industry clients, including BlueScope, Incitec Pivot and OneSteel, in addition to running services in partnership with major national transport companies. Operating along the eastern seaboard, its main operations revolve around moving recycled steel material between Port Kembla, Sydney and Newcastle, and from Sydney to Brisbane.
The company has won steel industry safety awards, including NSW Contractor of the Year, and is operated by three hands-on directors with extensive transport and logistics experience.
Transport Task: Hornby Transport Services’ runs a fleet of 40 company trucks, including steel body and aluminium tippers, and flat-top trailers. It employs 40 company drivers and 15 permanent sub-contractors, supplemented by casual drivers
Industry Sector: Transport & Logistic – Operating along the eastern seaboard, its main operations revolve around moving recycled steel material between Port Kembla, Sydney and Newcastle, and from Sydney to Brisbane.
Hornby Transport Services's Contributions to the NRSPP & Points of Contact
- Program Partners
- Robert HornbyDirectorCommencement Date: 08/04/2015Sector: Heavy haulagehttps://www.hornbytrans.com.au
What does road safety mean to Hornby Transport Services?
Safety is the cornerstone of Hornby Transport Services’ longevity in a demanding industry. While safety is the overriding factor when its clients choose their transport partners, it has also delivered a range of benefits to the company including high driver retention rates, and reduced maintenance, injury and insurance costs.
What are Hornby Transport Services’ NRSPP road safety commitments and by when?
Road Safety Commitments
1. Develop a case study on the safety systems and culture created at Hornby Transport Services’ June 2015 2. Maintain the Hornby Transport Services’ NRSPP Case Study Ongoing 3. Provide feedback into peer-to-peer network regarding queries raised by PP Ongoing
Supporting actions delivered by Hornby Transport
Hornby Transport Services: Safe drivers, at safe speeds in safe vehicles: a simple recipe for success
Plus Hornby Transport joined NRSPP Program Manager Jerome Carslake on a panel in 2019 organised by the Transport Certification Accreditation (TCA) at the Kangan Institute as part of the Australian Trucking Associations (ATA)’s annual trucking summit.