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Dematic delivers for StarTrack in NSW

Dematic has successfully rebuilt StarTrack’s Minchinbury distribution centre (DC) Dematic Sliding-Shoe Linear Sorter system.

Coles launches click and collect service for Melbourne airport

Coles Online has launched a new Click&Collect smart locker service at Melbourne Airport. This comes after a recent market insights …

Woolworths names top logistics providers for 2019

Two of Woolworths Group’s transport partners have been formally recognised for outstanding performance in safety, compliance and service at the …

National shipping and maritime industry awards success for LINX Cargo Care Group

LINX Cargo Care Group’s commitment to innovation, safety and diversity has been recognised at the 24th Annual Australian DCN Shipping …

Australia Post price increase gets the go-ahead from ACCC

The ACCC has decided not to object to Australia Post’s draft proposal to increase the prices of ordinary letter services …

Features

Managing overflow, or need urgent space?

Tony Durante, National Director, Industrial at Colliers International offers advice for logistics providers looking to find short-term warehouse lease to …

World-class mobility solutions

TomTom Telematics, now Webfleet Solutions, was purchased earlier this year by Bridgestone. MHD sits down with Christopher Chisman-Duffy, Director of …

Stainless steel compact ejectors handle stringent requirements

SMC has built a name for itself as an innovative vacuum technology company over the years. Positioning the brand as …

All roads lead South: the draw of the Sutherland Shire for Industrial buyers

The squeeze on industrial land continues in Sydney, and one region is reaping the benefits of a huge increase in …



Industry Groups

‘The Great Debate’: hunting the white elephant in the room

Toyota sponsors Save Our Sons

Australian Logistics Council (ALC)

Products

Jungheinrich JUNGSTARS – as good as new

Australia Post Stealth vehicle electric trike

Australia Post trials local e-trike

Most Affordable Sprinklered Warehousing in North Brisbane

Events

EtherCAT Seminar Series AUS & NZL 2018

Trade body appoints head of border and biosecurity

Retail Fulfilment Summit 2018

Most Popular Right Now

Toll Managing Director to step down

DoorDash launches in Sydney

Amazon to invest $70 million in new robotics hub

Maersk invests in returns specialist software business

ESR buys Sydney logistics site for $142m

DHL launches rail freight service between China and Germany

Resources

Lendlease wins $644m airport contract

Lendlease has been awarded the federal government’s $644 million major earthworks contract for the development of Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird …

GWA: Port uncertainty, lack of road pricing led to Viterra departure

Genesee & Wyoming Australia (GWA) says it invested heavily in the Eyre Peninsula rail network prior to the departure of …

UPS launches its new UPS My Choice for SMBs

UPS began onboarding customers for its new UPS My Choice for business service in the US. According to UPS, this …

DHL and Tetra Pak get first digi twin warehouse up in Asia-Pac

DHL Supply Chain has successfully implemented an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore, one of its …

Asendia selects Tigers for B2C fulfilment in Australia

Tigers has been selected as the local logistics partner to support the launch of Asendia Oceania and provide a regional …

UPS to launch commercial drone delivery operation

UPS has established a new subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward, Inc. The new company will develop and operate unmanned aerial systems …
Fastway Couriers is rebranding as Aramex across Australia and New Zealand.

Fastway out, Aramex in

Fastway Couriers is rebranding as Aramex across Australia and New Zealand.
ABF found drugs in excavator

384kg of cocaine found in excavator worth $144m

ABF and ACT Policing have seized approximately 384 kilograms of cocaine and charged two men with drug importation offences.

Solid support – from MHD magazine

Despite a materials handling market that is largely static, TMHA has just closed its most successful year in its 50-year history.
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Air freight volumes decimated by trade tensions

Weak global trade volumes and tensions between governments have contributed to a decline in new export orders.
as air freight capacity becomes more available at lower costs, more companies are taking advantage of the situation.

Market shift advantages airfreight

There's been an increase of +2.7% in air freight capacity at the same time as demand decreased by 4.7%.
Port of Melbourne container truck queue

Caught in the middle: shippers, truckers suffer wharf strikes

Shipping lines are being urged to provide detention relief as troubles at the wharf cause havoc for shippers and transport operators.
National transport reforms have led to some improvements in the rail regulatory regime, but much more needs to be done to achieve the full benefits of reform.

Rail reforms: two steps forward, one step back

National transport reforms have led to improvements in rail regulations, but more needs to be done to achieve the full benefits of reform.

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