MaxiTrans to cut jobs

Trailer manufacturer MaxiTRANS to cut 54 jobs this week, as economic slowdown continues to hit the transport industry

By Gary Worrall | March 31, 2009

Victorian trailer manufacturer MaxiTrans will cut 54 jobs this week, as the economic slowdown continues to hit the transport industry.

While details remain unclear, it is understood all staff, including management, have been asked to accept a nine-day fortnight in a bid to stave off further job losses.

MaxiTRANS Managing Director Michael Brockhoff previously told ATN the company’s order book was suffering as banks and financiers refused money to clients for new trailers, leading to a slowdown in manufacturing.

ATN has contacted MaxiTrans asking for further comment.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up to receive the Owner Driver e-newsletter, digital magazine and other offers we choose to share with you straight to your inbox

You can also follow our updates by liking us on Facebook


Trucks For Hire | Forklifts For Hire | Cranes For Hire | Generators For Hire | Transportable Buildings For Hire