• 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

  • A rising force in freight movement

    September 11, 2018 0 comment

    Sydney start-up Yojee has been developing technology solutions for specialised logistics organisations both at home and abroad. LMH speaks with Ed Clarke, co-founder and CEO. The Australian start-up scene is lively and booming. Investment in start-ups is growing faster in Australia than in Europe or the US, growing 65 per cent between 2016 and 2017. … Continue reading A rising force in freight movement

  • Delivering the goods: a freight plan for Victoria

    September 11, 2018 0 comment

    Premier Daniel Andrews met with the logistics and transport industry to discuss the future of freight in Victoria. Logistics & Materials Handling was on-hand to report. Over the past few years there has been an unprecedented road and rail infrastructure investment across the state of Victoria. This sentiment has been backed up by the recent … Continue reading Delivering the goods: a freight plan for Victoria

  • Going nuts for blockchain

    September 11, 2018 0 comment

    Blockchain has the potential to offer a whole range of benefits across the supply chain. Here LMH demystifies the concept by talking with logistics and blockchain specialists at one of Australia’s leading banks. Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionise any market it touches. In the world of logistics, where real-time data and transparency are … Continue reading Going nuts for blockchain

  • Boosting efficiency

    September 11, 2018 0 comment

    SEW-EURODRIVE uses a unique process to increase efficiencies and productivity. You’ve heard of SAP system, let SEW introduce you to SLAP systems. At SEW-EURODRIVE, precision, efficiency and productivity are key. Working with the head office in Germany, Fred Pizzicara, National Procurement Manager at SEW-EURODRIVE Australia, has implemented a new logistics process that aims to boost … Continue reading Boosting efficiency

  • 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