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.
One of Australia’s leading online book retailers, Booktopia, has unveiled plans to trial autonomous robots at its 1.4ha Lidcombe Distribution Centre in Sydney as part of an ongoing investment program designed to increase capacity.
Supply chain and property consultancy, TM Insight, has announced the launch of a new e-commerce and digital team that will be led by former executives from Global Fashion Group, Zalora and adidas.
ESR Australia Logistics Partnership (EALP) assets now exceed $1 billion after acquiring a portfolio of 11 Assets for $302.5 million from an ESR managed closed-end investment fund.
Under the hard border closure, freight drivers are exempt from South Australia’s lockdown due to COVID-19. What does this mean for truck drivers and the local supply chain?
Charter Hall Long WALE Hardware Partnership has acquired a $353 million portfolio of six Bunnings stores located in prime metropolitan markets across Australia. The Charter Hall platform now have in excess of $2.4 billion invested in 59 Bunnings stores.
European retail sporting giant Decathlon has deployed Körber’s AMR Goods-to-Person solution at its DHL managed fulfilment centre in Sydney. MHD investigates.
The National Association of Women in Operations (NAWO) has recently announced the appointment of two female leaders to their board. Based in WA is Board Member & Non-Executive Director Andrea Sutton and in Queensland Transformation Manager, Air BP Kartini Oei, who has stepped up from Chair of the NAWO Queensland volunteer Committee.
Hubbed, a provider of parcel pick-up and drop-off (PUDO) networks, has partnered with Australia’s number one shopping site, eBay Australia, to offer 1200 locations to eBay Australia Click and Collect customers following consumer demand for after-hours locations.