Dematic has announced it has been selected by Primary Connect, the supply chain arm of Australia’s largest supermarket, Woolworths Group, to commision a state-of-the art automated fulfilment system for its new National Distribution Centre in Sydney.
Coles has appointed former Victorian Premier the Hon. Jeff Kennett, AC, to oversee compliance with the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, as part of an industry-wide rollout of the independent dispute resolution model.
A recent Manhattan Associates study has found that over 67 per cent of Australian consumers are influenced by green or sustainability issues when making retail purchases.
Swedish multinational engineering company Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has been announced as the latest tenant to join Roe Highway Logistics Park in Kenwick, joining BP Australia, Northline, CHEP, Expro and KTrans.
Twenty-five year logistics veteran, Eric Herman, joins GEODIS as the New Regional Managing Director, Contract Logistics in Asia-Pacific Region.
Woolworths has appointed a lawyer as its Code Arbiter under the recently strengthened Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, which governs Woolworths Supermarkets’ dealings with its 5,400 food and grocery suppliers.
Following retail Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, Australia Post expects its biggest parcel delivery day ever, with more than three million parcels set to be delivered. New automation coming online and 60 new or repurposed facilities will support additional parcel processing.
The Victorian Budget will invest more than $300 million to help draw more overseas investment and support local industries. A new manufacturing centre will be developed in Melbourne under the industry development fund.
Stainless steel keg rental company Kegstar is about to launch a new IoT enabled keg tracking solution by Thinxtra, the IoT Telco. The technology enables customers to tap into data showing the location, temperature and orientation of each keg across the network.