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South Australian Government abandons plans for statewide freight network

The South Australian government has abandoned plans for a second major airport, a part of a freight transport vision.

Kuehne + Nagel opens new headquarters in an Asia-Pacific country

Kuehne + Nagel is focusing on future growth in Asia-Pacific for the years to come.

Top five jobs in high demand across the logistics market this year

Employees will be chasing multi-skilled candidates across transport, warehousing and supply chain this year according to a new jobs report …

German retail giant Kaufland abandons Australian market

Over the past year, Kaufland held multiple ‘sod turning’ ceremonies to begin construction on multimillion-dollar stores and distribution centres in …

Production increase and panic ahead of Chinese New Year

Countries in Asia are days away from their annual shut-down period due to Chinese and Lunar New Year celebrations.

Features

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 …

The benefits of automation in the distribution centre

Brad Welsman, Managing Director at SSI SCHAEFER Australia says the business case for automation should not only consider the hard …

Why it’s time to ditch the “set and forget” model

Recently there has been an increase in air capacity, along with a decline in air freight demand. Andrew Coldrey, Vice …

Freight and servicing in a changed operating environment

Sydney’s new light rail is planned to open on December 14th and will provide a modern and sustainable way for …



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

2018 EtherCAT Seminar Series

EtherCAT Seminar Series AUS & NZL 2018

Trade body appoints head of border and biosecurity

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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