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.
In the lead up to the Australian Federal Budget, the Morrison Government is investing $1.5 billion in domestic manufacturing and $7.5 billion in transport infrastructure. How will support projects address the nation’s supply chain issues and opportunities?
A new network analysis by researchers from the University of Sydney has found that large, multi-national organisations are not always as crucial to local supply chains, and that it’s sometimes the smaller operators that can deliver the hardest logistic shocks to a community when disrupted.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced the return of full staffing levels within some Melbourne distribution centres following seven weeks of Stage 4 lockdown restrictions. Industry confronted by national and local stock constraints are calling for further improvements to restrictions in the build-up to the critical Christmas trading period.
AS Colour, one of Australia’s fastest growing socially responsible and sustainable fashion labels shares how partnering with Manhattan Associates strengthened the loose threads of its supply chain to spin the label into global success.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) is calling on existing community pharmacy wholesale supply chain arrangements to facilitate delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine stock into local chemists.
Coles, Woolworths, Metcash, Aldi, and other grocery retailers have been approved by the ACCC to continue cooperating together to ensure supply of food and groceries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first phase of a Blockchain and Traceability Framework for Australian Dairy Farmers is underway to reduce the threat of fraudulent product entering the supply chain, protecting farmers, processors and consumers by building on standards already used in transport and logistics.
New research by CouriersPlease has revealed 85 per cent of Australian consumers want retailers and brands to be more transparent about the origins and sustainability of their products and whether they are engaging in ethical practices.
The ACCC will commence a new three-month inquiry into harmful imbalances of bargaining power across the domestic supply chain, from the farmgate through to major supermarkets, for perishable agricultural goods, including meat, eggs, seafood & dairy.