• Representing a nation

    July 16, 2018 0 comment

    After being awarded the Young Professional of the Year Award at the CILT National Excellence in Transport and Logistics Award in Australia, Urszula Kelly, Managing Director at UC Logistics has been representing Australia on a global platform around the world. While in Poland representing Australia at The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s international convention, … Continue reading Representing a nation

  • Celebrating success

    July 16, 2018 0 comment

    The Women in Industry Awards aim to raise the profile of the women working within the mining, engineering, logistics and road transport industries as well as promote and encourage excellence. Here LMH speaks with VISA Global Logistics’s Federica Guidi, who was awarded Business Development Manager of the Year. The path to success  Federica’s role at … Continue reading Celebrating success

  • A new era for 3D printing

    July 16, 2018 0 comment

    With additive manufacturing set to majorly disrupt most industries, it will have a substantial impact on logistics and the design of supply chains. LMH was on hand to report on the launch of the world’s fastest and largest 3D printer. The revolution of 3D printing has been transforming many industries, with recent developments in aerospace, … Continue reading A new era for 3D printing

  • The rise of the parcel locker

    July 16, 2018 0 comment

    What if you could make a home delivery in seconds, at any time in the day, while also reducing last-mile delivery costs? LMH looks at the potential of the parcel locker logistics solution.  As demand for online shopping continues to grow, consumers are looking for more efficient ways to receive parcels. Customers are now ordering … Continue reading The rise of the parcel locker

  • A licence to operate

    July 16, 2018 0 comment

    L&MH speaks with Caryn Anderson, Executive General Manager Strategy and Business Development at Port of Melbourne about the future plans of the Port and why Melbourne’s Port location gives it the competitive edge. The Port of Melbourne is Australia’s largest maritime logistics hub, as a key economic asset for Victoria’s businesses and people. The Port … Continue reading A licence to operate

  • Meet the ifm expert – Glenn Thornton

    July 9, 2018 0 comment

    National Product and Brand Manager for ifm, Glenn Thornton, explains what differentiates ifm from other high-tech electronics businesses. Besides offering quality well-priced products and quick turnaround of service, Glenn says what really drives the company and his colleagues are the relationships they develop with customers. Originally an electrician by trade, Glenn appreciates that while getting … Continue reading Meet the ifm expert – Glenn Thornton

  • Meet the ifm expert – Freddie Coertze

    June 25, 2018 0 comment

    Meet expert Freddie Coertze, the Product Manager of Industrial Communications at ifm. Freddie talks about why he loves being part of ifm’s family culture and working with such high quality products. He is particularly inspired by the customers he works with and extending the ifm values of good service to customers, gaining satisfaction from finding the … Continue reading Meet the ifm expert – Freddie Coertze

  • Without a hitch

    May 29, 2018 0 comment

    Parcel shipping volumes in Australia are rapidly increasing, mounting pressure on delivery networks. From 2015 to 2016, the number of parcels shipped in the country rose by 13 per cent to 794 million parcels1, representing a nine-billion-dollar spend. Research carried out by technology company Pitney Bowes found that by 2021, over one billion parcels will … Continue reading Without a hitch

  • Winning the race: behind the scenes at Formula 1

    May 21, 2018 0 comment

    The Formula 1 season is an exciting time for motoring enthusiasts and tourists alike. It is considered the pinnacle of automobile motor sports and takes fans across the globe and 2018 is no exception. Starting in Melbourne and covering 21 races across five continents this is one of the most complex and impressive logistics operations … Continue reading Winning the race: behind the scenes at Formula 1

  • It all stacks up

    April 3, 2018 0 comment

    This article appeared in the April/May 2018 issue of Logistics & Materials Handling. After two decades building its reputation for reliable storage solutions for the timber industry, BHD Storage Solutions has its eyes set firmly on becoming the materials handling industry’s go-to manufacturer and supplier of reliable storage equipment. Since 1999, Victoria-based BHD Storage Solutions has … Continue reading It all stacks up

  • Renewed focus

    March 27, 2018 0 comment

    This article appeared in the February/March 2018 issue of Logistics & Materials Handling. Australia’s rail freight industry has been in the spotlight in recent months, with the Inland Rail project on track to bring back the mode’s visibility – and, importantly, its viability. AusRAIL PLUS 2017 looked to champion the mode’s successes, and potential. All … Continue reading Renewed focus

  • CMC CartonWrap makes peak season distribution a breeze for Catch.com.au

    March 14, 2018 0 comment

    Packaging manufacturer Abbe Corrugated finds the perfect solution to help Catch.com.au keep up with demand in the busy season. When e-commerce organisation Catch.com.au set out to purchase new packaging system, productivity and efficiency were key considerations. The company processes over 10,000 orders each day, from its distribution centre that holds over 40,000 products ranging from … Continue reading CMC CartonWrap makes peak season distribution a breeze for Catch.com.au

  • Linde helps Paramount Liquor keep warehouse costs down

    March 14, 2018 0 comment

    Privately owned on-premises liquor wholesaler, Paramount Liquor, has made large-scale use of refurbished Linde Material Handling forklifts to help minimise costs in a highly competitive industry. The family company competes successfully in a market contested by major local and overseas players. Paramount Liquor founder Mark Rowe has seen plenty of competitors in the on-premises wholesale … Continue reading Linde helps Paramount Liquor keep warehouse costs down

  • Parkes National Logistics Hub

    February 27, 2018 0 comment

    Parkes Shire Council is releasing further information about the opportunities available at its national logistics hub.     You may remember Parkes Shire Council from its cheeky video back in May 2017, bidding for Amazon to choose the area for its first Australian distribution operations.

  • Championing change

    February 13, 2018 0 comment

    One Australian logistics professional has launched her own networking events to encourage, mentor and champion women working in the industry.  After noticing that men were overrepresented at networking events she was attending in Brisbane, Queensland, logistics professional Melissa McDonald decided to create a unique space for women in the industry to meet, share knowledge and … Continue reading Championing change

  • Australia’s new freight capital?

    February 6, 2018 0 comment

    This feature appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Logistics & Materials Handling. Uniquely positioned to support the movement of rail freight between the east, west and south of Australia – and soon, with Inland Rail, north too – Parkes in New South Wales has set its sights on becoming the hub of choice for … Continue reading Australia’s new freight capital?

  • Eyes on the prize

    February 1, 2018 0 comment

    This feature appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Logistics & Materials Handling. In the increasingly complex world of supply-chain logistics, ensuring end-to-end visibility of product movements is no longer just a possibility – it’s becoming a necessity.  Real-time traceability of transport services offers consumers a sense of control in order deliveries – it’s now … Continue reading Eyes on the prize

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