All posts by Philippa Edwards

Paccar Parts opens new DC in Brisbane

PACCAR Parts has officially opened a second parts distribution centre (PDC) in the Brisbane logistics hub of Berrinba, Brisbane, in a move to reduce delivery times to dealers and boost parts availability to customers in its retail network. The purpose-built facility features just over 6,000 square metres of warehouse space. The PDC, which shipped its … Continue reading Paccar Parts opens new DC in Brisbane

Ports Australia CEO calls for freight balance

Mike Gallacher, CEO of Ports Australia, has told the Australian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities that government must show leadership in addressing the freight imbalance to deal with the future freight task. “Figures show that the country’s freight task is set to double and that our current and future spend on roads … Continue reading Ports Australia CEO calls for freight balance

WWL cancels PrixCar deal for Australian logistics business

Shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA (WWL) – also known as Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WW Solutions) – has terminated its November 2017 plan to sell its inland transportation and technical service business in Australia to Australian vehicle storage and transportation company Prixcar, in exchange for a 20 per cent ownership share in Prixcar. In a … Continue reading WWL cancels PrixCar deal for Australian logistics business

Materials handling and conveying specialist ICA joins MEGATRANS2018

Industrial Conveying (Aust) (ICA) has signed on to exhibit at MEGATRANS2018 – a new supply chain and logistics trade show taking place in Melbourne, 10–12 May. ICA offers a range of tailored engineered solutions to help manufacturers move materials and products around production facilities and around the world. The business joins the growing list of … Continue reading Materials handling and conveying specialist ICA joins MEGATRANS2018