Melanie Stark

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 President, Oceania at C.H. Robinson is urging organisations to take advantage of this situation and consider a hybrid model when it comes to moving freight.

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Woolworths to expand Townsville DC

Woolworths, and Queensland builder, Spaceframe, turned the first sod on a $12 million expansion of the existing Townsville Regional Distribution Centre (TRDC) earlier this month to improve stock availability for North Queensland customers year-round.

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Aramex prepares for peak retail period

The two week countdown to Christmas is now on and with e-commerce continuing to boom in Australia, couriers across the country are gearing up for what will be the busiest peak season on record.

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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 people to travel to and from Sydney’s CBD and south eastern suburbs. Already, the light rail has transformed the shape of the city, opened up its premier street to pedestrians with less traffic, and brought a new energy to the CBD. It has also influenced how deliveries and servicing take place within a changed operating environment.

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New Qube facility now open

The Hon. Melissa Horne MP, Victoria’s Minister for Public Transport, Minister for Ports and Freight has officially opened the Qube Ultima Intermodal Terminal, west of Swan Hill, in conjunction with Maurice James, Managing Director of Qube, and Malcolm McComb, Chairman of PENTARCH HOLDINGS PTY. LTD.

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Recognise outstanding industry talent

The Women in Industry Awards 2020 is now open for nominations. This is a great opportunity to recognise the women who are driving change in industry and – in doing so – breaking down barriers and creating new possibilities for the next generation.

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The Iconic expands fulfilment centre in Sydney

The Iconic has announced the opening of its 8,000sqm expanded Fulfilment Centre, known as Yennora 2. The site, which is located adjacent to its current fulfilment space in South West Sydney, increases the retailer’s inventory capacity by 1.55 million units, to an overall capacity of over 3.75 million units, cementing it as the largest online fashion Fulfilment Centre in the country with one of the largest mezzanines and pick towers in the Southern Hemisphere.

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