A recent Manhattan Associates study has found that over 67 per cent of Australian consumers are influenced by green or sustainability issues when making retail purchases.
Swedish multinational engineering company Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has been announced as the latest tenant to join Roe Highway Logistics Park in Kenwick, joining BP Australia, Northline, CHEP, Expro and KTrans.
Twenty-five year logistics veteran, Eric Herman, joins GEODIS as the New Regional Managing Director, Contract Logistics in Asia-Pacific Region.
Woolworths has appointed a lawyer as its Code Arbiter under the recently strengthened Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, which governs Woolworths Supermarkets’ dealings with its 5,400 food and grocery suppliers.
Following retail Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, Australia Post expects its biggest parcel delivery day ever, with more than three million parcels set to be delivered. New automation coming online and 60 new or repurposed facilities will support additional parcel processing.
The Victorian Budget will invest more than $300 million to help draw more overseas investment and support local industries. A new manufacturing centre will be developed in Melbourne under the industry development fund.
Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund has secured $2.6 billion since April 2020, amid a pandemic. Group Industrial and Logistics CEO credits the strong performing and tightly held sector plus new acquisitions including its ALDI and VISY Glass portfolios.
Retailers are preparing for for higher than ever volumes from the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales. Australians are expected to increase their spend this weekend and Australia Post has significantly increased its operational capacity to meet the demands of consumers.
DHL Express has commenced operation of a new overnight direct freighter service connecting Melbourne to the New Zealand cities of Auckland and Christchurch. The dedicated service will provide a faster connection between the cities amid growing demand for time definite international services.
Exporters are roaring back into global markets with the first shipment of the bumper New South Wales winter wheat harvest departing Port of Newcastle on the back of record production across the state.