With an extensive product range and over 88 local salespeople, SMC Corporation are well known as the leaders in pneumatic technology and experts in automation control. The company is always looking at new innovations not only in terms of products, but also in its approach to business. It is no wonder that SMC has been voted as one of the most innovative global companies by leading business magazine, Forbes for three consecutive years.
At the centre of every business is its people. Staff Australia has been providing Australia’s major blue-chip logistics and manufacturing companies with a dedicated and high calibre workforce for more than 20 years. MHD finds out more.
Almost every consumer good will have been transported by a third-party logistics provider at some point in its journey to the end consumer. MHD catches up with Joe Couto, CEO at Körber Supply Chain APAC to find out where the challenges and opportunities lie for this crucial part of the logistics puzzle.
As part of its plan to upgrade its nickel operations in Kalgoorlie, BHP required a new filtration system to be shipped in four 24.4 metric tonne shipments from Ohio to Kalgoorlie. C.H. Robinson was able to deliver the project on time and under budget despite COVID-19 restrictions. MHD reports.
In July this year, Breville recorded its biggest ever month. Concept Logistics tells MHD how it standardised its operation with Microlistics WMS, enabling it to be an innovative 3PL provider to Breville and other leading household names.
Consumer expectations around convenience are rising, causing more e-commerce retailers to rethink their logistics strategies. MHD sits down with the Körber Supply Chain APAC team to answer the most pressing questions around micro-fulfilment.
As the world’s consumers shift online at a rapid rate, a bad customer experience and limited shipping options are contributing to customers abandoning their purchase at the last hurdle. An Australian software company is helping solve this issue for retailers worldwide.
ASCI2021 promises to demonstrate how Australian supply chains have weathered COVID-19 and provide insights to their future resilience.
The frantic race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine is on. From London to East Geelong, more than 16 different candidate vaccines exist worldwide, with at least 31 currently in clinical trial. Melanie Stark sits down with supply chain’s best and brightest to discover the logistical challenge ahead.
Rose Yip, Head of E-commerce Data Analytics at Australia Post tells Brittany Coles about her online shopping market insights and how the enterprise uses the power of data and analytics to strengthen the national supply chain.