All posts by Melanie Stark

Igniting ideas in the transport and logistics software space

Carton Cloud, an Australian-based software company, received funding from the Queensland Government through its Ignite Ideas Fund. Eighteen months later, Vincent Fletcher, Founder and CEO at the company, talks us through the journey.  If I told you that there are a million different ways in which freight can be charged, you’d think I was exaggerating. … Continue reading Igniting ideas in the transport and logistics software space

LOGOS expands its Melbourne logistics portfolio with major acquisition

LOGOS has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire a strategic asset in Truganina, one of Melbourne’s prime industrial suburbs, via an off market deal. The asset on completion will provide a purpose built facility offering 48,770sqm of GLA for an initial ten year term. The deal is anticipated to complete in early … Continue reading LOGOS expands its Melbourne logistics portfolio with major acquisition

Dematic reveals new system to support same-day delivery

Dematic has announced the launch of its Micro-Fulfilment System, an e-commerce order assembly system for retailers that need to support same day home delivery, as well as click-and-collect. The Dematic Micro-Fulfilment system is an ultra-local distribution solution that enables orders to be assembled quickly in a location close to the customer, inside a retail store … Continue reading Dematic reveals new system to support same-day delivery

ALC welcomes focus on freight in new Federal Ministry

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has congratulated Prime Minister Scott Morrison for his decision to incorporate freight transport as a specific responsibility in his revamped ministerial line-up. “The Prime Minister is sending an important message to our industry and to the wider community with this announcement,” Kirk Coningham, CEO at ALC said. “ALC especially welcomes … Continue reading ALC welcomes focus on freight in new Federal Ministry