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ALDI clashes with Transport Workers Union

Supermarket giant ALDI has clashed with the Transport Workers Union (TWU), regarding its business practices in a social media post.

Australia’s leading supplier of auto parts advancing supply chain network

Australasia’s leading supplier of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, automotive equipment and services, plans to implement a new Warehouse Management System …

Win a $799 prize for completing the 2020 Forklift Survey

The biannual Forklift Survey is now live and seeking respondents who have the chance to win a major prize valued …

First hydrogen-powered vessel to embark on a round-the-world voyage

A global shipping and logistics group is partnering with a former race boat to pioneer towards zero-emission shipping.

Mazda Australia announces new national distribution facility in Melbourne

Mazda Australia has entered into a 10-year lease for a 37,235 sqm national parts and distribution facility Melbourne’s North.

Features

The future for 3PLs

MHD sits down with Joe Couto, CEO at HighJump to talk consolidations, shrinking workforce and opportunities for new players in …

Don’t let regulations bring you down

Capital investment when building or renovating a plant can be expensive. Even more so if you don’t follow council and …

Accelerating growth

After the recent acquisition of Cohesio Group, Nishan Wijemanne, CEO at the company, sits down with MHD to talk about …

How to solve the omnichannel challenge

Marie Varrasso is a supply chain expert with 25 years delivering large-scale supply chain projects across Australia. Here she shares …



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

e-Invoicing in Digital Procurement conference

2018 EtherCAT Seminar Series

EtherCAT Seminar Series AUS & NZL 2018

Resources

Webinar – Five common pain points that distributors share

Are you experiencing any of these issues? – Warehouse management grief? – Communication breakdown? – Tight margin pressure? – Delayed …

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.

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