The Mercury Awards recognise the outstanding achievements and successes of companies across the logistics, supply chain and materials handling sectors and nominations for next year’s event are now open.
The $35 million Parkes Logistics Terminal by Pacific National is now officially open. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack was onsite for the opening.
Amazon has announced further expansion in Australia with the opening of a new fulfilment centre (FC) in Perth. The facility – planned to begin operations in late 2019 – is located in the Perth Airport Business Precinct and the company says it will enable faster delivery to customers across the State.
Crown Equipment is now providing customers in the Asia Pacific region with one of the longest hand pallet truck warranties in the industry.
Manhattan Associates has announced that Fulfilio, Australia Post’s third party logistics (3PL) business, has chosen Manhattan’s Warehouse Management Solution (WMS) to be deployed at its four facilities across Australia in 2020.
Logistics automation specialists Swisslog is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Vectura system, the organisations automated stacker crane for pallet warehouses.
Ports Australia has welcomed Stewart Lammin as the newly elected Chair of Ports Australia’s Board of Directors.
For the first time in the US a drone completed a scheduled commercial residential delivery to a home in Christiansburg, Virginia last week.
Prologis has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Liberty Property Trust by which Prologis will acquire Liberty in an all-stock transaction, valued at approximately $12.6 billion, including the assumption of debt.
Amazon has announced financial results for its third quarter, revealing a decline in profits.