Minister for Industry said food supply chains are not “crying wolf” amid Victoria’s Stage 4 restrictions. Industries including meat processing, supermarket and medical distribution will cut their operations by a third whilst poultry producers will operate at 80 per cent of their typical capacity.
Woolworths is trialling a new voluntary contact tracing solution for customers with smartphones to better assist health authorities with rapid contact tracing efforts.
Australia recorded its largest financial year trade surplus in 2019-20, off the back of booming goods exports, according to new data released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Primewest has purchased a high quality, large scale industrial and logistics distribution centre in northern Adelaide for $22 million.
At a time when retailers’ e-commerce operations are under more pressure than ever before in Australia, research has uncovered a disconnect between the online shopping delivery options retailers think are most popular, compared with actual consumer preferences.
Road transport is playing a critical role in moving freight through the Victorian stage four lockdown, continuing to operate in metropolitan Melbourne to deliver essential items to stock shelves of every supermarket.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced operational changes to supply chain industries under the state’s stage four restrictions. Warehouse and distribution centres in Melbourne will have to reduce their workforce, adhere to additional PPE requirements and be subject to routine COVID-19 testing.
Woolworths will temporarily convert three supermarkets in Victoria into online delivery hubs as Melbourne enters stage 4 restrictions.
Dexus has announced that it has entered into agreements to sell a high quality portfolio of industrial assets to the Dexus Australia Logistics Trust. The $270 million portfolio includes major industrial assets in Victoria and New South Wales.