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Largest APAC logistics real estate platform announces $1b Australian partnership

A Hong Kong-listed logistics platform has launched a new $1 billion Australian-focused, core-plus logistics partnership.

New partnership to develop the latest autonomous mobile robots

Two of the world’s leading technology suppliers have announced a technology partnership to develop the latest technologies for autonomous mobile …

Wesfarmers to sell five per cent of Coles Group

Wesfarmers announced on Monday 30th March that  it will sell a 5.2 per cent stake in Coles Group Limited for …

Woolies, Australia Post and DHL collaborate to get groceries to those in need

Australia Post has announced that it will deliver ‘Woolworths Basics Boxes’ of groceries across the country to vulnerable customers.

A voice for an industry that’s thriving as Australia’s essential service

MHD Supply Chain News has set new records for reader engagement as it updates all people working in logistics, warehousing …

Features

New multi-million dollar Lucky Bay export grain terminal complete

A much-needed grain storage and export facility at Lucky Bay Port in South Australia was completed by Ahrens last month.

The wearable technology future-proofing operations for Aussie packaging supplier Signet

insignia helped Aussie packaging supplier Signet reduce pick time and future-proof their national warehouse operations with Zebra’s wearable scanning solution.

Eliminating manual data entry in the warehouse

Since Cross Docks Australia implemented the Microlistics warehouse management system 12 years ago, its inventory management has skyrocketed in volume. …

Weathering the storm

Carl Knaggs and David Skerrett from Colliers International explore the economic resilience and growing importance of rail and intermodal.



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

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Events

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Resources

Six ways rugged tablets are changing logistics and materials handling

Efficiency is critical in industries such as logistics and materials handling that utilise field and warehouse services. So how do …

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%.

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