Tag: intermodal

Transport & Logistics

An opportunity for an insight into Queensland’s largest port

A rare site tour opportunity: We are delighted that the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) will host an afternoon site-tour for AusIntermodal conference attendees on the 9th September. Each year around $50 billion of trade is handled through the Port including 95% of Queensland's container trade contributing to more than 50% of Queensland's international trade. This is a unique opportunity to…

26 Aug 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Is SOLAS the biggest fizzer of all time?

INDUSTRY COMMENT: After so much hype in the lead up to the 1 July 2016 implementation, the fact that we have no form of compliance overseeing Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirements is making a mockery of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) reforms. Lloyds List Australia featured an article on 25 July whereby a…

19 Aug 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Agile Decision Making in Terminal Operations

In partnership with the ARA and Lloyds List Australia, AusIntermodal 2016 will be held in Brisbane for the first time on September 8 and 9. We look forward to two days of discussion on intermodal freight transportation followed by a site tour around Queensland's largest port - Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd. The program will…

12 Aug 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

What are some of the biggest challenges facing intermodal in Australia today?

In the lead up to our 15th AusIntermodal Conference in Sydney in November we managed to catch a few minutes with Neil Chambers one of the Director of the Container Tranport Alliance Australia (CTAA). Neil was kind enough to tell us some more about CTAA, discuss some of the biggest challenges facing intermodal in Australia…

20 Oct 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

‘Intermodal Chain of Responsibility compliance practices need to be aligned’

In partnership with the Australasian Railway Association and Lloyd's List Australia, Informa are delighted to be running our 15th AusIntermodal Conference in Sydney in November.The agenda will cover a range of issues affecting containerised freight in Australia including; planning, funding and efficiency. One of the most important topics set to be examined during the two…

1 Oct 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

FTA – Supporting the international freight and trade sectors

AusIntermodal 2015 will take place at L'Aqua Sydney on the 19th and 20th November this year. As well as an outstanding line up of speakers from across the industry, we are lucky enough to have Paul Zalai, Founder and Director of the Freight & Trade Alliance on board to Chair Day two of the event.…

1 Oct 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Industry Insights: What strategies will we see for NSW Ports?

By Paul Zalai*, Director, Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) We have interesting days ahead with Hutchison operating as the third stevedore at Port Botany and incumbent stevedores (DP World and Patrick) continuing to invest in equipment to improve efficiency. With the cap on the port’s container throughput removed as a part of the 99 year…

30 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

The role of rail in port of arrival supply chains

The national freight task is growing at a rapid rate. Transporting an increasing volume of imports and exports across the country will put more and more pressure on the nation’s infrastructure and communities. We had the chance to speak with Peter Koning, Technical Director Strategic Planning & Advisory at AECOM and NSW Chapter Chair at…

22 Aug 2012, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Rail at a ‘crossroads’ says Don Telford

[youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=yIhV6eIeqmk] DON TELFORD, Chairman of Australasian Railway Association & CEO of Asciano Australasian Railway Association Chairman Don Telford says rail is at a crossroads and needs funding after years of neglect to realise its full potential as a safe, clean and labour-efficient mode of transport. While he doesn’t think the economic slowdown will impact much…

10 Nov 2008, by Informa Insights