A global risk management provider warns businesses in the logistics and supply chain sectors that the exponential growth in delivery volumes experienced in 2020, has exposed operational and workforce vulnerabilities. The sector is encouraged to embed long-term improvements into their operations and workforce in early 2021.
DHL Supply Chain and ESR Australia have entered into agreements to develop a new state-of-the-art$83 million warehouse and distribution facility in Western Sydney which DHL will lease for 10 years from this October.
Colliers Industrial Capital Markets Review found that Australian industrial and logistics assets remain well sought after, with $5.49 billion trading in 2020 – up 11.5 per cent from the level recorded in 2019.
Woolworths has started construction on its first Queensland eStore. The Maroochydore site is one of four initial Woolworths sites to trial micro-fulfillment automation with its partner, Takeoff technologies.
One of Queensland’s largest privately owned transport companies, is making the move to Port West Estate, signing a 10-year lease deal with Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd for a 1.22 hectare site in the highly sought after industrial estate at Lytton.
TM Insight has announced two major appointments to its rapidly growing property division. Matthew Frazer-Ryan and Danny Green are joining TM Insight as Director and Senior Consultant respectively.
New research by an Australian parcel collection network has revealed same-day delivery is not a priority with most shoppers choosing same-day delivery as more of a guarantee that the delivery will arrive on-time rather than picking up parcels the day they were delivered.
New research from Australia Post shows almost half of small businesses across the country consider sustainability to be very important to their future success, with many looking to invest more heavily in this area in 2021.
Our reliance on imports and the disconnect between manufacturing and distribution operations in Australia were exposed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. We either couldn’t get products on our shores or locally manufactured products were flying off the shelves because distribution operations couldn’t keep up with significant demand spikes. Article by Travis Erridge, CEO and Co-Founder of TM Insight.