• The winning formula

    February 5, 2019 0 comment

    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

  • Future skills in focus

    January 17, 2019 0 comment

    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

  • Logistics Outlook

    December 18, 2018 0 comment

    As we move towards the end of 2018, Logistics & Materials Handling looks further into the future at the trends and issues set to shape the sector. Artificial intelligence The Queensland Government recently announced that it will build a cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) hub as part of a plan to upskill more local workers to … Continue reading Logistics Outlook

  • Hype or reality?

    December 5, 2018 0 comment

    Drones, driverless trucks and robots are commonly discussed in the logistics sector as game-changing factors, but are these concepts largely hype? LMH finds out. When Amazon made its first-ever public Prime Air drone delivery in the US last year, people in the logistics sector started to consider and ask questions around whether this would be … Continue reading Hype or reality?

  • The Coca-Cola Amatil Way

    December 3, 2018 0 comment

    Delivering Australia’s most popular refreshments is a challenging job. Carly Cummings, Coca-Cola Amatil’s National Linehaul and Network Optimisation Manager presents her experience and advice for success. Globally recognised soft drink, Coca-Cola, first appeared on Australia’s shores in the early 1900s. Initially the drink was imported to Australia from the United States, but in 1938 The … Continue reading The Coca-Cola Amatil Way

  • Rethinking safety and wellbeing

    November 28, 2018 0 comment

    Logistics & Materials Handling recently spoke with Paul Graham, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Woolworths Group and others about the initiatives that are changing the way the industry approaches the safety and well-being challenge.  A recent Monash University study has revealed that transport workers are up to five times more likely to be injured at work … Continue reading Rethinking safety and wellbeing

  • Logistics and data: It’s a match!

    November 26, 2018 0 comment

    At a recent logistics roundtable discussion, Louise Robertson from Australian last-mile solutions provider Localz declared that tech in the logistics industry’s should be more like Tinder. Logistics & Materials Handling finds out why. Consumer behaviour is changing drastically. The taxi and hotel industry, the music industry and the media industry have all experienced significant disruption … Continue reading Logistics and data: It’s a match!

  • Why one size doesn’t fit all

    November 13, 2018 0 comment

    As more of the logistics industry becomes dependent on machines for primary operations, Linde has ensured that all customers, regardless of size, can take advantage of its materials handling solutions. According to George Pappas, Senior Director Sales and Service at Linde, the logistics marketplace has significantly changed over his 16-year tenure with the business. “The … Continue reading Why one size doesn’t fit all

  • A lasting legacy

    October 23, 2018 0 comment

    From the very beginning, Clark Forklift has been at the forefront of technological developments in the forklift truck industry. From inventing the world’s first-ever forklift truck in 1917, to being the first company to manufacture over 1 million forklift units worldwide, progression, innovation and quality has always been at the forefront of the organisations values. … Continue reading A lasting legacy

  • Reducing risk by improving supply chain resilience

    October 5, 2018 0 comment

    Building prevention and recovery programs for minimising supply chain risk is vital, according to commercial property insurer, FM Global. Here the company offers tips on how to identify and analysis potential risks. Supply chain concerns are big news when they reach national scale. Earlier this year, shivers were sent through the business community when reports … Continue reading Reducing risk by improving supply chain resilience

  • Build it and they will come

    October 4, 2018 0 comment

    By engaging Vaughan Constructions in the delivery of its new facility, GMK Logistics was ready to expand its business and meet new demands sooner than expected.   When GMK Logistics, one of Australia’s largest logistics suppliers to the warehousing flooring industry, outgrew its warehouse at Smeaton Grange in Sydney the company knew it wanted to … Continue reading Build it and they will come

  • Driving Australia’s digital future

    September 27, 2018 0 comment

    Leading industry experts across the manufacturing, logistics, infrastructure and energy sectors met in Melbourne to discuss the opportunities that digital transformation will provide for Australia. Digitialize, an annual conference organised by Siemens, was held at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) this year. The theme this year was ‘unlocking the potential’ and featured a line-up … Continue reading Driving Australia’s digital future

  • Beyond the border

    September 24, 2018 0 comment

    Bordertown, to the uninitiated, might sound like something out of Mad Max. It evokes images of red soil, cracked riverbeds and a dust-blown outpost exiled to the outer rim of a desert, not yet named by colonial explorers. The reality, however, is a picturesque, diverse farming region located between national park to the north, the … Continue reading Beyond the border

  • Addressing industry-wide equipment supply issues

    September 18, 2018 0 comment

    Delivery delays and stock availability are common difficulties for logistics businesses operating in Australia. George Pappas at Linde Materials Handling presents a solution to dramatically improve this issue. Local material handling equipment users have for years found themselves in a unique situation when it comes to sourcing the appropriate machines for their needs. On one … Continue reading Addressing industry-wide equipment supply issues