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Linfox Chair praises Amazons Australian supply chain

Peter Fox, Executive Chairman of Australian logistics giant Linfox, has applauded e-commerce company Amazons Australian entry strategy, branding its partnering with local logistics operators really …

Bitcoin used to settle freight deal for first time

A logistics operator has used Bitcoin to settle a freight transaction for the first time, news site Bloomberg reports.According to the venture behind the transaction, Prime …

New Westport project director to navigate Perth Outer Harbour plan

Planning for the Outer Harbour freight vision has entered a new phase, with the appointment of Tim Collins as Project Director for the Westport llins …

First keynote confirmed for Global Shippers Forum

The Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) have revealed the first keynote speaker for the Global Shippers Forum and ICHCA …

The Refrigerated Warehouse & Transport Association of Australia (RWTA) has announced the appointment of Marianne Kintzel as its new Executive Officer. Kintzel entered the role in …

Emirates introduces full-visibility SkyCargo service

The freight division of Dubai-based airline Emirates, SkyCargo, has introduced a new enhanced protection for pharmaceutical cargo, pharma corridors.The program is designed for temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical shipments across …

The Qube acquisition of Melbourne Container Services (MCS) has hit a snag with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission formally questioning the deal, The Australian has reported.MCS operates …

Linfox announces executive shake-up

Third-party logistics company Linfox has announced two major updates to its senior leadership team.After over three years in the role of CEO, during which time the …

This article first appeared in the August/September issue of Logistics & Materials Handling.By Michael Kilgariff, Managing Director, Australian Logistics the lead-up to the 2016 Federal …

This article first appeared in the August/September issue of Logistics & Materials Handling.By Michael Kilgariff, Managing Director, Australian Logistics Council.Speculation about the impact of Amazon …

This interview first appeared in the August/September 2017 issue of Logistics & Materials Handling. For many years now, images captured by closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems, whether on public …

This article appeared in the August/September issue of Logistics & Materials Handling.Over the next decade, Australias new Inland Rail is going to reinstate rail as a viable …

With the Federal Government having announced the composition of the expert panel that will advise on the development of the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy, …

Australian businesses underprepared for rising ransomware threat

In recent months, the WannaCry and Petya outbreaks caused widespread disruption and losses for businesses and public-sector bodies around the world, highlighting the vulnerable position of …

This column appeared in the April/May issue of Logistics & Materials Handling.The ball has been put into the logistics industrys court. For some years now, we …

This interview first appeared in the February/March 2017 issue of Logistics & Materials Handling.Global megatrends such as globalisation, urbanisation and digitisation are forcing Australian logistics businesses …

Command confidence during product recalls

Compliance with product safety regulations creates unique and critical challenges for warehouse and supply-chain managers.Sage provide six strategies to help businesses make their supply chains emergency …

Drive warehouse productivity up and errors down with wearable devices

The need for increased visibility, accuracy and efficiency within warehouse environments is stronger than ever.The role of todays warehouse is changing; gone are the days where …

Operators in modern plants are tasked with numerous activities, making it difficult for them to handle abnormal process conditions. Research has demonstrated how an intelligent and …

Top tips to streamline your warehouse storage costs

Cost savings arent always created by slashing the obvious dollars and cents. Your products physical locations and your inventory control processes can also have a big …

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New Westport project director to navigate Perth Outer Harbour plan

While discussing Australian logistics giant Linfoxs recent senior management reshuffle, Executive Chairman Peter Fox shared his thoughts on e-commerce giant Amazons really smart Australian entry strategy….

Linfox Chair praises Amazons Australian supply chain Logistics & Materials Handling

Linfox Chair praises Amazons Australian supply chain January 25, 2018NewsPhilippa Edwards Latest News Bitcoin used to settle freight deal for first time New Westport project director to navigate Perth Outer Harbour plan First keynote confirmed for Global Shippers Forum New Executive Officer for R…

The week in review:New leadership for Linfox, Toll Group suggests six steps to truck safety, ACCC questions Qube acquisition, improving global supply chains and more….

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