Tag: logistics

Infrastructure

Transport & Logistics

NHVR to open the conversation at COR Conference

On the 1st August The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) commenced the largest ever health check on the mechanical condition of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet -  The National Road-worthiness Baseline Survey. Approximately 1.7% of the heavy vehicles across Australia will be inspected by Authorised Officers within each jurisdiction. This is the first time that heavy vehicles…

2 Sep 2016, by test test

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 test test

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 test test

Transport & Logistics

Global Trends for Online Retail and the Increase in Supply Chain Automation

  We are delighted to have Apex Supply Chain Technologies come on board as Platinum Sponsor for our Online Retail Logistics Conference taking place at the Grace Hotel Sydney on the 28th and 29th of this month. We had the opportunity to discuss online retail, supply chain automation and Apex as a company with David…

1 Apr 2016, by test test

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

Energy & Utilities

Infrastructure

Transport & Logistics

Port Productivity – how to do more for less

Productivity and efficiency are two things high on the priority lists of most companies. It is no different when we consider port operations. Dr Eva Savelsberg is Vice President Logistics Division, INFORM GmbH Germany and maintains they have the key to doing more for less when it comes to investment in port productivity. Eva was kind…

22 Oct 2015, by test test

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 test test

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 test test

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 test test

Transport & Logistics

Changing the ‘channel mentality’ in online retail

The Online Retail Logistics Conference  is less than two weeks away! Taking place from 18-19 November, this important event for the online retail sector will explore the challenges that retailers face in taking a sale from click to delivery -working with their supply chains and managing logistics. Key industry figures will share their knowledge and expertise…

7 Nov 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

What are the key challenges of online retail?

Michael Vaughan, National Transport Manager at the Super Retail Group recently expressed that:"The key challenge for online companies over the next few years is ensuring that there is sufficient infrastructure to support customers’ growing requirements."Michael manages all freight from six distribution centres for all brands within the Super Retail Group.At the Online Retail Logistics Conference…

29 Aug 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Australian floating decks launched in the Pilbara

A new Western Australian company has been established to provide highly innovative marine infrastructure and logistics models. Australian Floating Decks founder Captain Paul Toussaint-Jackson has designed and developed the concepts for innovative, rapidly constructed marine infrastructure that provides greatly expanded capacity for a much lower cost than conventional infrastructure. Readily adaptable for coastal or riverine…

3 Jul 2014, by test test