- How frequently should pallet racking inspections be done?
Graham Correy, General Manager, Stow Storage Solutions presents his tips for pallet racking inspections. To ensure that your warehouse storage space is a safe place to work, it’s important to keep your pallet racking in good shape through routine inspections. Not only it is highly recommended, it is also a legal requirement that needs to … Continue reading How frequently should pallet racking inspections be done?
- What is the importance of a warehouse management system?
Emanuel Kelly, Implementation and Customer Services Manager, CartonCloud presents his tips in how to choose the right WMS. A good Warehouse Management System (WMS) will allow you to optimise your administration, customer and floor processes. Provide real-time and historical visibility at the touch of a button. Help strengthen your relationship with your customers and improve revenue recognition. … Continue reading What is the importance of a warehouse management system?
- Almondco and LINX – together investing in regional NSW’s almond industry
LINX Cargo Care Group supports its customers and their plans and visions for future sustainability right across Australia. In regional NSW, Griffith’s almond industry has expanded over the last two years. LINX continues to enhance its transport offering with our customer, Almondco Australia Limited, to help them meet the industry’s increasing volumes. As a sign of … Continue reading Almondco and LINX – together investing in regional NSW’s almond industry
- National rollout of Miele
Due to healthy growth in the Australian market, premium European appliance brand, Miele, needed to increase its warehouse and distribution capacity. As a result, they completed the national rollout of their distribution network with new larger warehouses strategically located in Sydney and Brisbane. In line with its brand promise, “Immer Besser”, which means “Forever Better”, … Continue reading National rollout of Miele
- Room to grow
Women in Industry sponsor Rockwell Automation is committed to ensuring that all its employees have room to develop and grow. Logistics & Materials Handling caught up with recently appointed logistics manager Jigna Kumar about her new role and her experience working at Rockwell Automation. How long have you been in your current role? I took … Continue reading Room to grow
- Australian Trusted Trader
Senator Linda Reynolds, Federal Assistant Minister for Home Affairs, discusses the Australian Trusted Trader initiative and how it can help logistics businesses smarten up their supply chain as well as gain reputational and commercial benefits. According to Austrade, Australia is now in its 26th year of consecutive annual economic growth. Australia boasts the 13th largest … Continue reading Australian Trusted Trader
- Transforming Galipo Foods through voice-activated automation
You need to be able to adapt to thrive in the business world. No industry reflects this hard fact more than logistics. Enterprises spanning multiple industries need to keep abreast of new ways of working and the latest technology trends – without this insight, outdated operations will eventually grind productivity down. When Galipo Foods began … Continue reading Transforming Galipo Foods through voice-activated automation
- Something new in the forklift market
Bringing with it new technology like lithium-ion batteries and state-of-the-art automation, Jungheinrich Australia is ready to make a lasting impact on the Australian forklift market. Over the past 35 years not a lot has changed in the Australian forklift market, according to Grant Stewart, Sales and Marketing Director of Jungheinrich Australia. “There has been gradual … Continue reading Something new in the forklift market
- The future is electric
Zowell’s electric materials handling solutions are set to arrive in Australia through a new partnership with agriculture specialist Vin Rowe. The global forklift truck market is high-growth industry, with an anticipated 6.4 per cent growth forecast for the period of 2019-2024, according to the Global Forklift Truck Market – Technologies, Market Share and Industry Forecast … Continue reading The future is electric
- Solving the puzzle of fitting more pallet spaces into less area
Return on Investment (ROI) is becoming a more common concept in evaluating material handling equipment and storage solutions. Company owners and shareholders are asking ‘how can we fit MORE into LESS?” In the Australian market, company executives are expecting more and more from their investment with greater density and increased retrieval speeds. One way to … Continue reading Solving the puzzle of fitting more pallet spaces into less area
- Windows is ending support for enterprise mobility devices, are you ready?
Less than a year left until Windows end of support leaving 77% of enterprise mobility devices at risk. Are you prepared to make the switch? Did you know there’s just under 10 months left before Windows ends support for enterprise mobility devices? With Microsoft’s plan to exit the enterprise device market they announced they will … Continue reading Windows is ending support for enterprise mobility devices, are you ready?
- Next generation warehouse solutions
QHDC has launched a safer and smarter warehouse solution for picking and packing with the introduction of Dane Technologies products in Australia. Given the size, quantity and weight of much of the goods moved in the logistics industry, it is not surprising to learn that many workers are exposed to a series of risks to … Continue reading Next generation warehouse solutions
- Unlikely hero
Logistics & Materials Handling caught up with Anthony Jones, CEO, LINX Cargo Care Group, to find out why we need to be thankful for the work that the logistics industry does to make the silly season happen. A record number of gifts, food and alcohol was consumed this Christmas, with Australians spending a collective $25 … Continue reading Unlikely hero
- World-class facility
VISA Global Logistics has opened a new warehouse in Melbourne’s East to better serve its customers and enhance its national footprint. Logistics & Materials Handling caught up with Tony Baxter, National Warehouse Manager, to find out more. VISA Global Logistics is Australia’s largest privately-owned, international freight forwarding company and the nation’s third largest wharf cartage … Continue reading World-class facility
- The changing face of logistics in the Australian automotive sector
While Australia’s car manufacturing industry has closed after more than a century, other opportunities are opening in the sector for design and logistics. In recent years, we have seen the closure of Toyota, General Motors Holden, Ford and Mitsubishi’s manufacturing plants. Since reports first surfaced of the planned closures back in 2013, many analysts have … Continue reading The changing face of logistics in the Australian automotive sector
- Gamifying the warehouse
For Bondi Labs, its human plus machine rather than human vs machine as they apply 3D simulated virtual reality to improve safety in logistics. Video games may traditionally be regarded as entertainment, or even child’s play, but a recent study by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association found that at least a third of Australians … Continue reading Gamifying the warehouse
- Xero for the logistics industry
When Vincent Fletcher and Nic Comrie went to market for a warehouse management system for their logistics business, they couldn’t find a suitable solution – so they made their own. Xero, a New Zealand-based software company, has revolutionised the accounting sector with its cloud-based accounting software solution for small and medium-sized businesses. Established in 2006 … Continue reading Xero for the logistics industry
- The winning formula
Linde Material Handling’s enduring partnership with Australia’s Winning Group is based on shared values. The Winning Group is one of Australia’s business success stories, transforming itself from a carriage and saddlery trade business in 1906 to an online and bricks and mortar powerhouse. Its Winning Appliances, Appliances Online, Winning Services and Home Clearance businesses have … Continue reading The winning formula
- Still Working – ifm cables
ifm takes pride in how robust and reliable its sensors are. In this video Glenn Thornton and Roland Denholm from ifm Australia test the products in some fun but challenging ways, all the while showing that their products are still working.
- Future skills in focus
With advancements in technology re-shaping the logistics industry, L&MH looks at the affect this is having on the workforce and what skills the logistics manager of the future will need to succeed. The logistics sector has already started embracing emerging trends such as autonomous vehicles, Internet of Things, robotics and the overarching use of big … Continue reading Future skills in focus