We help businesses

navigate the PBS scheme

No matter how complex the project we have the
capabilities and experience you need


We turn dreams

into reality

Our experience and industry knowledge

helps you succeed


Our consultants deliver
breakthrough value

We inspire clients to make their most challenging
business decisions with confidence


Creating A Safer, More Productive And Sustainable
Road Freight Transport System

Our aim is to minimise the potential for accidents and serious injuries for operators of large road vehicles. We also work towards continuous productivity improvements and environmental sustainability. Tiger Spider provides our customers with opportunities to leverage better technology by removing technical, regulatory and economic obstacles. With deep industry knowledge and experience, we anticipate and meet the needs of an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Performance-Based Standards

Tiger Spider was founded with the aim of contributing to an efficient and profitable freight transport system that is safe and environmentally sustainable. We offer end to end road freight solutions through the PBS scheme including: concept development, options analysis, feasibility studies, detailed design, performance assessment, in-principle support, certification, standards exemptions and access permits.

PBS Certification

Tiger Spider is delighted to announce that Brendan Coleman is now an accredited PBS Certifier. We are Australia’s premier PBS Engineering Consultancy providing certification and testing to all Australian suppliers. Our Certifier can advise on any issues identified with the specification to ensure it is built as per the Design Approval. We will continue to work closely with our local and interstate certifiers.

ADR Application

Tiger Spider provides engineering consultancy services for the certification of new and existing vehicles for road use. We have experience providing certification services to both Australian and international suppliers. Our engineers have provided instrumented vehicle testing solutions for more than 30 years in order to assess the performance of vehicle systems within freight transport, automotive and aerospace industries.

Training – Engineering & Software

Heavy Vehicle industry, engineering and software training. Our training modules are targeted at a broad range of heavy vehicle transport industry participants and span from entry level industry induction sessions to advanced engineering software training. Learning is interactive, collaborative and includes lecture style content, practical hands-on case studies and class room quizzes to confirm knowledge transfer.

Transport Consulting

Tiger Spider prides itself on listening to all parties and crafting balanced solutions that progressively improve transport safety, productivity and environmental outcomes. We facilitate the development of better transport policy through our deep understanding of the technologies, regulatory frameworks and commercial realities that underpin the Australian transport industry.

Software as a Service

Tiger Spider’s capabilities include a broad range of numerical modelling and analysis techniques for commercial vehicle engineering. We have developed a web-based portal to streamline the assessment of vehicle dynamics. The web-portal has a centralised database of equipment options, technical information and analytical tools that supports design, assessment, certification and access.

Heavy Electric Vehicles

Tiger Spider provides technical consultancy for electric vehicle design and electrical charging infrastructure requirements. We have leading experts in the field to ensure robust and sustainable performance of electric vehicles. We have established partnerships with numerous clients in the EV field ranging from big brand truck OEMs to electric vehicle component manufacturers & suppliers.

Let's deliver the right freight transport solution for your business.

What we deliver

Our consulting team focuses on supporting government and enterprise clients with large and small transport projects that leverages our specialist knowledge of the technologies, regulatory frameworks and commercial realities that underpin Australia’s heavy transport industry with:

  • Government/industry liaison
  • Tender Specifications and Evaluation
  • Technical Advisory
  • Transport Policy and Research
  • Policy evaluation and review
  • Heavy Vehicle Safety
  • Bus and Coach
  • Heavy Electric Vehicles
  • Design Automation
  • Software Development

Frequently asked Questions

We are a transport engineering and software consultancy that specialises in heavy commercial and high productivity freight vehicles, electric vehicles, buses and special purpose vehicles. Our team has extensive experience related to heavy vehicle safety research, policy development, PBS, Certification, computer simulation, vehicle standards, electric vehicles, testing and road access. The team brings experience and capacity to deliver technical projects for the public and private sectors.

We mix innovation and efficiency with professionalism, to help our clients bring forward their freight transport vision and goals.

With our Heavy Vehicle Software users can now easily share our expertise and assess high productivity freight vehicles and to optimize their fleet assets.

Our Clients

No matter how complex your transport task, we have the capability and the experience to deliver answers.

Our Success Stories

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German manufacturer Schäfer engaged Tiger Spider to facilitate import of the dangerous goods tanker combination…

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Tiger Spider has engaged with Bruce Rock Engineering to help make access determination in Main Roads WA…

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News & Articles

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Tiger Spider is thrilled to win the National HVIA Product Innovation Award for Hevi Spec and Spider Path…

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The National Transport Commission’s (NTC) review of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) on behalf of the…

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To improve transport with better technology

Interactive Online Performance Based Standards Training Course

  • Comprises of 4 x 2 hour interactive training sessions with an PBS Assessor
  • The training will be tailored to your specific needs – from overview to technical
  • Any questions you have will be discussed at the end of each session
Price Per Person (Ex gst): $900
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