The $211 million commitment from the Federal Government to fund increased domestic fuel storage and support Australian oil refineries is a welcome step to improving fuel security. However, industry says genuine energy security requires action on how fuel is transported to Australia and around the coast.
Victoria International Container Terminal has increased their infrastructure surcharge following an increase by DP World in May and Hutchinson in Brisbane who have increased fees by almost 100 per cent.
Shipping line giant, A.P. Moller – Maersk has announced that its entire fleet of vessels will be assisting in a global research initiative on weather patterns and climate change. Read more
The Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA) has appointed a new head of border and biosecurity. Read more
Aramex Australia has identified wine and pet food as the products with the highest increase in delivery. Read more
A leading worldwide shipping group is helping shippers store shipments during the current pandemic. Read more
The world’s largest biotech company has engaged with Qantas to fast-track a mass shipment of the first COVID-19 testing kits into Australia from the United States. Read more
Amazon has limited its third-party fulfilment service to essential items following an online surge due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Toll has reached an in-principle agreement with its employees at Webb Dock in Melbourne. This ends the industrial action that was impacting Tasmanian businesses that rely on Toll’s shipping service to get their products to market.
Supermarket giant Coles has expressed concerns over stock and equipment delivery delays from china that could impact its supply chain transformation.