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Nine abandoned Kaufland sites are now for sale

The world’s fourth largest retailer has abandoned all Australian development plans and now its properties are on the market.

MEGATRANS 2020 reveals first headline speakers for conference program

Supply chain experts from Australia Post, KPMG, Ikea, David Jones, Officeworks, Dematic, Linfox, Flinders Ports, ANL & CMA CGM, Visa …

DSV Panalpina to cut 4,000 jobs following acquisition

Swiss logistics company Panalpina Welttransport Holding, which was acquired by DSV in 2019, has made the decision to cut over …

Mobility provider expands workforce in Australia by 50 per cent

One of the world’s most trusted provider of mobility and IoT management solutions has grown its workforce in Australia by …

Coronavirus crisis takes a $2.3B toll on shipping volumes and freight rates

The air and sea global freight industry are confirming that a “return to the norm” is months away, some have …

Features

Evolution in scanning

As the first brand to offer a full-range of Google certified devices, Taiwanese brand Cipherlab is leading the way in …

Industry 4.0 ready

As we enter the e-commerce age of fulfilment, John Butera, Logistics Automation Manager at SICK Australia presents some innovative solutions …

Getting onboard with real-time data

A long-established local player in the Warehouse Management System space, TallShips Solutions reveals how its solutions are designed to work …

Ahead of the curve

After introducing an integrated robotic solution at their distribution centre in South Australia, Galipo Foods managed to double their picking …



Industry Groups

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

Toyota sponsors Save Our Sons

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Jungheinrich JUNGSTARS – as good as new

Australia Post Stealth vehicle electric trike

Australia Post trials local e-trike

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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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