• 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

  • 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 this year is no exception. Starting in Melbourne and covering 21 races across five continents this is one of the most complex and impressive logistics … 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