TRUCKPOWER APRIL 2020 NEWS WRAP

The current COVID-19 situation continues to develop, and our everyday lives have changed to adapt. In this time, we are heartened to hear the good news stories coming from community solidarity and support.

Join us for the April edition of the Truckpower newsletter, where we bring you stories on businesses working hard amidst COVID-19. But first, we bring you a quick round-up of the latest Isuzu news.

Isuzu Australia Limited’s Response Update to Covid-19

Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) has implemented updates to operations, acknowledging the ongoing COVID-19 developments.

IAL locations are now operating on a predominantly remote basis. Providing our customers and partners with uninterrupted business support is a top priority and we are determined to work with all parties to ensure continued assistance.

Our offices and parts warehouse are staffed only by essential representatives and we are working under strict social distancing procedures.

All business operations including sales, service, parts and support continue to be available across IAL and the dealer network.

IAL is committed to its role as a leading Australian commercial equipment supplier and employer of choice. The health and safety of our workers, customers, suppliers and partners is our first priority and we are committed to supporting the well-being of all people and businesses associated with our brand.

Read the full statement here.

The Takeaway Truck campaign returns

It has been a trying time for everyone, and Australian businesses in just about every industry have been hit hard.

However, the federal government has stepped in to support businesses’ operations and the national economy, with initiatives such as tax-free cashflow boost for employers, apprentice wage subsidy, boosted instant asset write-off and accelerated depreciation measures, among others.

Importantly for road transport businesses and those relying on trucks and other capital equipment, the instant asset write-off threshold has been increased, rising from $30,000 to $150,000 for businesses with an aggregated annual turnover of less than $500 million.

Coupled with the cashflow boost for small- to medium-sized businesses, this gives employers the chance to not only remain operational, but also bolster assets in preparation for the eventual recovery.

In this tough economic context, the timely Isuzu Trucks Takeaway Truck campaign is back again in 2020, offering savings across the ever-reliable Ready-to-Work (RTW) range, which runs from 1 April to 30 June 2020.

Headlining the Takeaway Truck campaign is the NLR 45-150 AMT Traypack, which is now priced extremely well at $45,990* driveaway.

*For terms and conditions, see here.

Read the full article here for more information.

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