Improving Transport Safety and Productivity

Expert advisory and consulting services for government and industry to improve road transport safety, productivity & compliance through innovative, evidence- and risk-based approaches.

Our Approach

01.Strategic & Collaborative

We possess the capability to 'connect-the-dots' across the complex and detailed relationships within the sector, enabling clear strategic views and objectives to be developed and implemented. Collaboration with clients and stakeholders underpins this ongoing capability and ensures solutions are well accepted and provide maximum benefit.

02.Innovative & Communicative

Drawing upon many years of experience, and up-to-date knowledge of leading edge technologies and practice, we work closely with our clients and stakeholders throughout the project to deliver innovative outcomes that will provide progressive solutions and long-term benefits.

03.Outcomes focussed & Transparent

We maintain a strong focus on customer service and client satisfaction and delivering agreed outcomes on time and budget. We put in the effort to ensure that the requirements, dependencies and objectives of the project (and broader program) are well understood including the expectations of all parties.

Our Services

Strategic Reform and Development

With extensive experience in leading national strategic programs, and the research, data/evidence collection, analysis and interpretation behind it, we are uniquely placed to provide expertise and capability on large, high impact and sensitive strategic reforms in a credible and independant manner.

Innovative Transport Solution Design

Working on a new operation? Or on delivering a productivity increase? We can assist with innovative transport solutions to improve returns on your operations. We specialise in end-to-end management from equipment configuration to on-road implementation.


We specialise in heavy vehicle productivity! Whether it is helping operators realise better returns on their equipment and facility investments, or working with all levels of government to improve transport and heavy vehicle interaction with infrastructure, our deep understanding of all facets of heavy vehicle transport allows us to improve productivity outcomes for industry and the broader public.

Operational improvement

We are able to lead (or provide input into) projects aimed at improving operational productivity and safety. This can range from fleet management, to introduction of fit-for-purpose combinations (e.g. Performance-Based Standards vehicles for a certain type of operation).

Policy Development and Review

We are adept at the development and implementation of policy matters, drawing on long experience in both government and industry delivering useful, sensible and implementatable policies. We also offer services to review and improve existing policy and related frameworks.

Expert advice

We offer expert advisory services on heavy vehicle related topics including operations; network access and assessment; productivity and safety; Performance-Based Standards (PBS); supply chain and cycle times; regulation and reform; technology; telematics & data; policy & procudures.

About Us


Matt has many years experience working with and in government agencies and independant regulators. He possesses a deep understanding of government priorities and processes across all levels of government, and works confidently and proficiently across multiple disciplines including professional, technical, executive and academia.

Industry/Private sector

Matt has also spent many years working with and in industry and the private sector leading equipment productivity and compliance for multi-national fleets, and providing leadership and direction in data-driven safety and productivity initiatives (e.g. telematics). Matt worked closely with governments to establish a number of Australian-firsts.

Matt has extensive experience in all facets of the freight and heavy vehicle sector including consulting and research (Australian Road Research Board), government and regulators (National Heavy Vehicle Regulator), and also private sector industry. He has also provided consulting and advisory services to all levels of government. It is rare to have this combination of experience from all areas, and this allows Matt Elischer Consulting to provide independent, well-considered and well-rounded advice based on a foundation of decades of specialist knowledge.

Matt Elischer Consulting works with a number of strategic partners to support our clients and to provide additional capability and flexibility to respond our clients challenges.

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