Amazon Launchpad research has found 78 per cent of small business owners will continue to use e-commerce and digital tools in the year ahead. Read more
An Australian Post report has found more than 1.3 million households shopped online for the first-time last year. Read more
Australian storage company Kent Removals and Storage are starting construction on a 6947 sqm warehouse just a few kilometres from its existing site on Mittagong Street in Townsville. Read more
The supply of commercial space given over to data centres in the Asia Pacific region doubled last year, pushing up industrial land prices across Australia, according to a CBRE report, released 25 March.
Electronics and car manufacturing will be the industries hardest hit by the Suez Canal blockage, supply chain management expert Flavio Macau says. Read more
TAFE NSW has reported strong growth in supply chain and e-commerce enrolments due to industry growth and free training offered through the NSW Government’s JobTrainer initiative.
A Productivity Commission (PC) interim report (released 26 March) has found only a small percentage of Australia’s imports are vulnerable to serious supply disruption.
Kirk Coningham, CEO at Australian Logistics Council, says the return of international flights in Victoria from 8 April will only have a marginal impact on inflated air freight costs. Read more
The Suez Canal blockage will have little effect on Australian supply chains, experts say. Read more
Leading agricultural origination and processing company ADM is setting an ambitious goal to eliminate deforestation from the company’s supply chains by 2030. Read more