Road Vehicle Operating Costs

Check your current Fuel Levy Rate. A fuel levy or surcharge is an additional fee on top of the base freight price used to visibly adjust the total freight cost with fuel cost fluctuations. A fuel levy (fuel surcharge) is the fuel portion cost of the total freight value which is adjusted upwards or downwards based directly on fuel costs without having to re-address the agreed freight rate and freight terms with each fuel price change.

Do you really know your costs? Estimate your daily operating costs, cost per tonne or cost per kilometre in minutes. Simply change the figures around to see what affect changing costs has to your operation. Calculate your truck cost per mile or cost per tonne. What’s your fuel cost per kilometre / fuel cost per mile?

Estimate your daily operating costs, cost per delivery in minutes. Simply change the figures around to see what affect changing costs have to your operation.

For your Bull Dozer, loader, forklift, scraper, front end loader, tractor, estimate your daily operating costs, cost per tonne or cost per hour in minutes. Simply change the figures around to see what affect changing costs has to your operation.

Do you need to sell your car early and break your finance/loan contract? The Car Ownership Cost Calculator provides you a guide to your car ownership costs and what it is likely to cost your if you have to sell early.

Start your route plan with checking for standard agreed routes, times and distances. The Long Distance Drivers Award defines standard driving hours and distances with corresponding minimum rates for Drivers.

Work our your route and plan when to rest.  Fatigue management is enforced by law and breach can apply to not only the driver, but anyone involved in the arrangements of the truck trip.

Do you really know the cost to operate as a courier? The freight metrics courier calculator helps you work out what the costs may be.

Do you know what your service costs are? The Service Estimate Calculator helps you work out what your servicing may really be costing you.

How do you estimate the cost of your maintenance? The Maintenance Calculator helps you work out what the expected costs may be – per year or per kilometre.

Do you know your truck’s carbon emissions? Estimate your emissions by selecting the fuel type and distance your vehicle travels each day.

Do you understand when you need to rest, based on the new driving hours legislation that start on the 29th September 2008 (Australia only)? This calculator helps you quickly plan a route and calculate when your rest breaks need to be based on when you start and when you must finish.

Start your route plan with checking for standard agreed routes, times and distances. The Long Distance Drivers Award pre-defines standard driving hours and distances for major routes. Ensure time and distances allow for the work performed using the Driving Hours Table.