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New CEO for SYSPRO’s Asia Pacific region

SYSPRO, a global Enterprise Resource Planning provider, has announced the appointment of Rob Stummer as Chief Executive Officer of SYSPRO’s …

Stockland ramps up logistics investment in Sydney and Brisbane

Stockland, an Australian property developer, has announced it has entered into a transaction with the Fife group worth more than …

Australasian Supply Chain Institute partners with Supply Chain Sustainability School

The Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) has announced a partnership with Australia’s Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) to strengthen its …

Australia Post rolls out electric vehicles to meet Christmas demand

Australia Post has announced the deployment of 182 new three-wheeled electric delivery vehicles (eDVs) in Queensland to help deliver parcels …

Microlistics wins major WMS contract in the UK

Utopia Tableware (Utopia), the UK’s largest supplier of glass and tableware to the hospitality industry, has supercharged its recently opened …

Features

Taking safety seriously

Some solid/resilient forklift tyres are either being replaced too early or too late, Paul Hansen at Trelleborg Wheel Systems Australia …

Understanding omnichannel outsourcing: Why your 3PL needs to be mobile

Australian retailers face significant operational challenges today. From having to address a challenging sales environment, rising commercial rents and the …

One size does not fit all: Choosing the right technology infrastructure for your DC

Claudio Bratovic, ANZ Regional Manager, Honeywell reveals what solutions a warehouse manager should consider depending on the scale of the …

How Hello Fresh keeps its warehouse moving

As a fast-growing business with a focus on materials handling efficiency, Hello Fresh needs to be able to rely on …



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

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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