Tag: costs

Transport & Logistics

Driving the costs out of rail

Australia has the sixth largest rail network in the world, moving over 1 billion tonnes of freight every year. Our passenger networks facilitate 780 million customer journeys annually. From the world’s leading heavy haul networks, to our passenger networks at capacity, we are all facing the challenge that is being faced everywhere in the world:…

27 Jun 2013, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

Insights: Driving the cost out of rail manufacturing

By Gary Stewart, Managing Director, Lean Design Australia, Email:  Firstly, let’s start at the end point. Case study 1 – A $20m manufacturer reduced his P&L costs by 36% ($7m) and then spent 15% ($3m) of that on Innovation, R&D, Marketing, and Sales, and grew his business by more than 50%. Previously each $1 increase in revenue at…

7 Jun 2013, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

Understanding the real costs to daily car trips

Australian cities are confronted with worsening traffic congestion – a trend that has significant negative economic effects. A recent Sydney study by Booz and CO has found that bus congestion between the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the City alone is costing the state and commuters $13 million a year in lost revenue and wasted time.…

4 May 2012, by Informa Australia