Tag: efficiency

Transport & Logistics

An insight into Online Retail Logistics with Kim Winter

Online retail continues to boom in Australia with an estimated worth of $22.1 billion last year, an increase of 7% on the year before. Australians spent over $2.3 billion in purchases on the 2015 Boxing Day Sale – up 4% on last year’s figures*. With this growth also comes constant change. Suppliers are racing to keep…

8 Mar 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

How robotic trucks are assisting mining in the Pilbara

As the driving force of Australia's mining industry, it is essential that those involved with mining in the Pilbara have access to the newest technology and tools. If the latest machines to arrive in the Western Australian hub are anything to go by, the Pilbara is well on track to continue leading the sector. Mining…

26 May 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Hospital funding: $1 billion lost due to inefficiencies every year

A new study by the Grattan Institute has found that public hospitals in Australia are spending over $1 billion every year with little or no benefit to the patient. According to the Victoria based think tank, the funds are not used to provide improved better care, but rather derive from inefficiencies within the system. “What…

11 Mar 2014, by test test

Healthcare

RMH is using real time information for better patient flow

  Tobi Wilson is the Chief Operating Officer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. In the lead-up to the Hospital Bed Management & Patient Flow conference he spoke to us about improving patient flow through real time information, the importance of finding the right system and putting in place appropriate accountability structures.  IIR Healthcare: In the past,…

12 Feb 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

The international landscape of rail maintenance: the latest news and projects

As asset management programs and buzz words are beginning to make their rounds, rail operators, state governments and rail associations are encouraging best practices in international rail maintenance standards. We have taken a look at some of the latest developments in the international rail front, to show that the issues we have in Australia, are…

15 Nov 2013, by test test

Healthcare

Driving efficiencies in the healthcare supply chain

Technology is having a great impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of the hospital supply chain. We had a quick chat with Mark Brommeyer, Manager Supply Chain at the National E-Health Transition Authority (nehta) about the most fundamental changes for the sector. What do you see as most exciting change or development happening in the healthcare…

13 Jun 2013, by test test