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
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has released a draft version of its Heavy Vehicle Safety Strategy for 2021-2025, which seeks to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving heavy vehicles across the Australian supply chain.
Bulk grain industry stakeholders are optimistic about 2020-21 production, although some have noted concern over the capacity of Australia’s supply-chain infrastructure to manage the increase, according to a new report released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on 19 March.
Delivery disruptions and stock shortages are expected to continue across NSW and QLD due to recent flooding, retail and logistics companies warn. Read more
Last month the redevelopment of Macquarie Wharfs in the Port of Hobart was included in the Federal Government’s ‘Infrastructure Priority List’ (IPL) for 2021, signalling its national significance and supporting TasPorts’ commitment to upgrading Tasmanian ports. Read more