Index

  • New trade show addresses safety

    August 20, 2007 0 comment

    Materials handling is the number one cause of injury to workers in NSW, hurting around 17,000 people each year. A new show, Sydney Materials Handling, will address the causes.

  • ALC Strategy Consultation Workshop

    August 20, 2007 0 comment

    There are still places left for the Brisbane Strategy Consultation Workshop to be held Thursday 23 August. These are very important events in the development of the new transport and Logistics national strategy.

  • Aussie invention on show at Las Vegas

    August 20, 2007 0 comment

    Australian designed & manufactured EziTrak® MICRO will be on show at SEMA 2007, the premier event for the automotive aftermarket industry in Las Vegas.

  • NAB invests in the Food, Fibre and Beverage Industries

    August 17, 2007 0 comment

    National Australia Bank has created a specialist banking unit dedicated to the future growth of Australia’s $100 billion post-farm gate food, fibre and beverage industries

  • Sunglasses detect fatigue

    August 17, 2007 0 comment

    An Australian sleep expert has developed a method for detecting drowsiness with what looks like an ordinary pair of sunglasses.

  • Two awards for Eye-Catcher

    August 17, 2007 0 comment

    Adelaide based warehouse design business Eye-Catcher Innovations has won two at the Telstra South Australian Business Awards

  • New seafood research centre

    August 16, 2007 0 comment

    Australia’s seafood industry will benefit from a new research centre in South Australia that will focus on value-adding seafood products, better management practices, and improved access to premium export markets

  • Greenlighting efficiency

    August 16, 2007 0 comment

    EXCLUSIVE: Going “green” means committing to change, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be a painful, expensive, or lengthy process with the following 7 steps.

  • New industry skills advisory initiative

    August 16, 2007 0 comment

    A new consulting service from Victoria University’s Institute for Logistics and Supply Chain Management, provides the means to identify logistics workforce training needs.

  • Cold Chain Conference

    August 16, 2007 0 comment

    The 2007 Refrigerated Warehouse and Transport Association of Australia/Global Cold Chain Alliance Conference and Exhibition will be held from August 19th to 22nd at the Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove in Queensland.

  • Consumers go green

    August 13, 2007 0 comment

    An increasing number of Australian consumers are becoming ‘eco shoppers’ and don’t mind paying a little bit extra to clear their conscience.

  • Warehouse staff productivity boost

    August 13, 2007 0 comment

    A leading UK retailer has seen operator productivity grow 25% and increased employee motivation reduce staff turnover in just five months, with Aussie software.

  • Queensland infrastructure crisis

    August 10, 2007 0 comment

    Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche has accused the state’s rail and port operators of being less than customer focused at the Australian Rail Summit in Sydney.

  • Critical mass drives Toyota

    August 10, 2007 0 comment

    An increase of the volume of business by 250% has made the opening of Toyota Material Handling Australia’s new state of the art facility at Moorebank, NSW inevitable.

  • Auto sector skills shortage

    August 9, 2007 0 comment

    A VACC survey shows skills shortages are emerging as a significant problem in the retail and service sector of the automotive industry.

  • Supply Chain Executive Devlopment Program

    August 9, 2007 0 comment

    The University of Melbourne and Michigan State University, with support from GRA Consulting combine to present a challenging supply chain executive development program.

  • Hunter Valley Coal Chain Logistics Team on the job

    August 8, 2007 0 comment

    With excess demand and a highly visible queue of ships off the Newscastle coast, the capacity of the world’s largest coal chain operation is under fire.

  • Retail industry supports Wesfarmers bid for Coles

    August 8, 2007 0 comment

    Wesfarmers takeover of Coles Group would be a positive development for Australian retailing according to two thirds of the respondents surveyed by Inside Retailing Online

  • Drivecam reduces warehouse vehicle collisions

    August 8, 2007 0 comment

    Drivecam, a new technology from Traffic Intelligence has enabled a substantial reduction in warehouse vehicle collisions in a three month trial.

  • Automated stacker/retrieval system to replace forklifts?

    August 7, 2007 0 comment

    ICA has combined a number of the latest technologies to provide warehouses with a fast, accurate and safe alternative to running expensive forklift fleets.