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Dematic to Build Advanced Warehouse Solution for Sigma Pharmaceuticals

Sydney February 23 2017 – Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Australia’s leading full-line pharmacy wholesaler and distributor, has awarded a contract to Dematic for an advanced materials handling solution. Sigma currently services more than 4,000 pharmacies nationwide with over 15,000 product lines daily. The company has a national network of 15 distribution centres (DCs) and makes in excess

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SCLAA FLG Young Professionals Networking Drinks

Thanks to all those who attended the above event on Wednesday this week, we had a blast and it was great to meet some new faces and learn more about you! Some other events on the near horizon include: Last mile thought leadership forum (~ April) Member Bike ride (~April) Site tours to manufacturing/DC facilities (April/May)

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JDA Extends its Leadership in WMS

 To download a copy of the information below, and access links, please click here. Gartner reports can be downloaded at: http://now.jda.com/Gartner-MQ5-ANZ-APAC-2017.html

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Low incidence of ecommerce in Australia

Head of eBay Asia Pacific Jooman Park said the reason incidence of ecommerce is so low in Australia (9% of retail sales) is the high cost of shipping within Australia.

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Kiwi Software Company making inroads into the Trucking World

Not many women would relish the task of taking on the male-dominated trucking world on their own, but to also fight to the top in the domestic freight-forwarding delivery management industry at the same time takes a lady of tenacious drive and positiveness in her strengths, and her product. Kathy Ross, CEO of iCOSLIVE, is one

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Are you ready to MIXr?

Calling all innovators in transport and related industries – TMR wants to connect with you to do things differently and better. The TMR MIXr is a free one-day event connecting TMR and other government staff and industry with opportunities for collaboration, partnerships and problem solving. A/Deputy Director-General Corporate Peter Milward said the TMR MIXr will

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Incoterms 2020 – Your opportunity for input into the Incoterms 2020 Rules

As the National Committee for the ICC, The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) Incoterms 2020 Committee invites industry and users of Incoterms to provide details for consideration in planning of the Incoterms 2020 version. This is an opportunity for users to advise aspects to be considered by the ACCI Incoterms 2020 Committee for

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Merry Christmas from the SCLAA

I write this first Chairwoman’s report with great pride, after 56 years the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia has given me the honour to travel into 2017 with the responsibility and challenge to change our horizons, increase our strategic leverage, change the ‘think tank’ of the current landscape and enhance what was already

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Dematic awarded contract to build High Bay Warehouse Solution for Asahi Beverages

SYDNEY, NSW –15 December 2017 – Asahi Beverages, comprising some of Australia and New Zealand’s most successful beverage businesses, including Schweppes Australia, Asahi Premium Beverages, Independent Liquor and The Better Drinks Co., has awarded Dematic a contract to build a high bay warehouse storage solution. The warehouse in Heathwood, Queensland, will consist of a satellite

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Industry packed 1100x Hampers for those in need

On Friday the 9th of December over 170 people from the SCLAA Queensland Division, the QLD Supply Chain and Logistics Conference (QSCLC), the AIP and the APPMA, spent their Christmas Party packing over 1100 hampers for Foodbank to provide to those in need during the holiday season. The hampers included 800 family hampers, 200 ladies

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