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Worker Leaving Home

How to keep romance alive in a FIFO relationship

06 Aug 2017

If you are a person who regularly works away from home for long periods, you will have some special challenges when it comes to maintaining long term, loving personal relationships with your partner. Fly In-Fly Out (FIFO) is a method of working that has some great benefits. If you aren’t familiar with FIFO, the practice…

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Truckie Bag and driver

What Makes a Perfect Truck Drivers Bag?

23 Jul 2017

We have spent a lot of time over the past five years asking drivers what they want in a work bag. It can be tricky making everyone happy as there is such a wide variety of needs. These range from the driver that only does day shifts, through to the driver that is away from…

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Wife leaves for work

How to ease the transition when leaving and returning home

09 Jun 2017

When work regularly takes us away from home for periods of time, be it days, weeks or months at a time; the most emotionally stressful periods are generally when we are getting ready to leave or on the way home. The emotional roller coaster of life can result in departures and arrivals that can be…

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Note from Daddy

How To Stay Connected With Your Kids While Working Away From Home

12 May 2017

Working away from home week-in and week-out is a tough gig; there’s no denying it. Trying to stay connected with your kids while you are working away from home for days, weeks or even months at a time can be a massive challenge. When you working away, typically we are very busy and before you…

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Husband leaves for work

How To Have Awesome Long Distance Relationships

08 May 2017

If your job takes you far from home on a regular basis, such as working as a truck driver or perhaps you’re in the military and you’ve been transferred overseas; then your relationship is going to be extremely difficult. There is no way to pull punches on this. For a relationship to survive in such…

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Brisbane Truck Show

21 Apr 2017

We are very excited to be involved with the Brisbane Truck Show this year. The event will give us the opportunity to display some of our new products including a redesigned DayTripper Bag, Toiletry Bag and Safety Bag.   The Brisbane Truck Show Facebook page is giving you the opportunity to win 3 of our…

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Truckie Bag 2 now released

10 Nov 2016

Since the launch of the original Truckie Bag in November 2015, we have continued to refine the bag to ensure it specifically meets the needs of the Australian Truck Driver. In April this year, we made some changes to the bag based on feedback received from current clients. These changes included a larger Drivers Work…

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Nxt Journey (Truckie Gear) Wins Excellence in Innovation Award & Murray-Riverina Regional Business of the Year 2016

16 Oct 2016

On Friday 16th September, Truckie Gear was awarded the Excellence In Innovation Award at the Murray-Riverina NSW Business Chamber Annual Awards night. At the end of the night we were also named Regional Business of the Year for 2016. We are very proud of these achievements and would like to thank all our clients that…

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