All posts by Philippa Edwards

Global industrial automation market to reach $80.6 billion

Analysts from Research and Markets have announced in their latest report on industrial automation that the global industrial automation services market was worth US$35.2 billion ($44.5 billion) in 2016 and is estimated to reach US$64.5 billion ($80.6 billion) by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6 per cent for the forecasted … Continue reading Global industrial automation market to reach $80.6 billion

ASBFEO advises Amazon on local SME protection obligations

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has written to e-commerce company Amazon to ensure the company complies with Australia’s unfair contract terms legislation upon its arrival. Ombudsman Kate Carnell said the pending arrival of Amazon Marketplace in Australia represented an opportunity for many small businesses to compete online and extend their reach, though … Continue reading ASBFEO advises Amazon on local SME protection obligations

Delivery startup Passel partners with VIC retailer

Pookipoiga, a gift shop in Melbourne focusing on sustainable and ethical goods from local artists and social brands, has partnered with Melbourne crowd-sourced delivery startup, Passel. By employing the services of people willing to complete a delivery on their way home in exchange for a $10 gift voucher, Passel provides affordable and convenient three-hour deliveries, … Continue reading Delivery startup Passel partners with VIC retailer

GAC Australia launches logistics service, opens Perth warehouse

GAC Australia has opened a new consolidation warehouse in Perth, marking its first foray into the logistics business, in parallel to its shipping services available at all Australian ports since 2007. The opening of the new warehouse comes in response to growing demand for storage space and distribution services from a major client with operations … Continue reading GAC Australia launches logistics service, opens Perth warehouse