All posts by Philippa Edwards

Nominations now open for 2018 Mercury Awards

Businesses in the Australian logistics, supply chain and materials handling sectors are invited to submit their nominations for the 2018 Logistics & Materials Handling Mercury Awards, held in partnership with MEGATRANS2018. The Awards recognise the outstanding achievements and successes of companies across the Australia’s supply chain sectors. The award categories are as follows: Supply Chain … Continue reading Nominations now open for 2018 Mercury Awards

Queensland election “vital” for freight logistics industry: ALC

The Australian Logistics Council has written to party leaders in Queensland ahead of the 25 November state election, asking them to outline their policies on key issues such as corridor protection, congestion, the development of critical freight infrastructure and improved road safety through the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL). Letters were sent during the first week of … Continue reading Queensland election “vital” for freight logistics industry: ALC

SME supply chain and logistics focus for Dawson Consulting

Management consulting brand Dawson Consulting, acquired in 2007 by the Logistic Bureau Group, has announced that it now has a new focus – the small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector. “Here at Logistics Bureau, we’re continually approached by the SME sector to assist them with supply chain and logistics challenges, explained Rob O’Byrne, Founder and … Continue reading SME supply chain and logistics focus for Dawson Consulting

New 20,000sqm VIC facility for Simplot Australia

Agricultural business Simplot Australia has committed to a new facility in Truganina, a 20,725m2 site with an additional 5,156m2 of super-canopy. Simplot Australia owns Australian brands such as Birds Eye, Leggo’s, Chiko and Edgell, John West and Lean Cuisine, and distributes its products to supermarkets and foodservice outlets across Australia. The company used the back-to-back … Continue reading New 20,000sqm VIC facility for Simplot Australia

Ten reasons why it’s time to make the switch to digital time and attendance solutions

The logistics industry relies heavily on the ability to track and monitor every step of the process. Consumers are now tracking their order from the moment it’s placed online or in store to when it arrives at their door. Often at the forefront of technological innovation, the logistics industry is, by its very nature, mobile … Continue reading Ten reasons why it’s time to make the switch to digital time and attendance solutions