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17th Annual Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference

The dates have been set for the 17th annual Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference. More than 5500 delegates from across Australasia have attended the Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference in its 17-year history. Will you be among the delegates in 2016? This national conference is designed for Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport and Procurement

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DHL writes off $A518m on SAP Upgrade

Sometimes, plans for new technology doesn’t go as smoothly as we would hope. Such is the case with DHL, which is now being forced to take a €345 million write-off. However, SAP, the company that was in charge of creating the new software upgrade is heavily stressing the fact that it wasn’t their fault. “Recent

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Invitation to participate in ACCC business stakeholder survey – what can we do to improve our performance?

The ACCC will be conducting a survey of our business stakeholders in March 2016. The survey will seek feedback on the ACCC’s performance so that we can identify areas for improvement about how we engage with businesses across all of the activities we undertake. We are therefore keen to hear the views of small businesses,

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Election of a new Future Leader National Chairperson

The SCLAA is pleased to announce that Mr Yury Sukhov has been elected to Chair the SCLAA’s Future Leaders Group. Yury has joined the association in 2013 as a Supply Chain Management and Logistics student. At the end of 2013 Yury has become the FLG chairperson in WA. He is qualified Supplied Chain professional with

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New Safety Video Released – Unpacking Shipping Containers

In the last five years SafeWork NSW have investigated 21 incidents involving workers being injured while unpacking shipping containers. Three of these workers were killed. This short video is aimed at reducing serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace by demonstrating basic controls that every workplace, large or small, can implement. Could you please share it through

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Victoria University would like to invite you to participate in their research on Supply Chain Process Integration: Role of Cloud Computing.

This study which examines how Australian SMEs value cloud adoption to enhance supply chain process integration through connectivity, visibility and data analytics. The results of this study will provide an important context where emerging cloud will have added advantage over the traditional technologies in whole-of-chain integration leading to firm performance. If you are a senior/middle

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Smith’s Supply Chain Optimisation Project a double winner at the 2015 ASCL Awards

PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand was awarded the Supply Chain Management Award and the Storage & Materials Handling Award at the 2015 Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards. Presented by the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) in Sydney on Wednesday November 4, 2015, the awards recognised PepsiCo ANZ’s broad-ranging supply chain project.

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Colby teams up with new Melbourne Distributor Smarter Storage Solutions

Melbourne-based Smarter Storage Solutions, recently became one of newest businesses to join the Colby Storage Solutions Australian distributor network. Smarter Storage Solutions is committed to reliable delivery, installation and servicing of industrial storage solutions, including pallet racking. Though Smarter Storage is a new business, the team behind it has been in the installation, fabrication and

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Australian Logistics Council and GS1 Australia release new transport labelling standards to Australian industry

Friday 4th December 2015 –The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) today announced it had endorsed the Australian Transport Label Guideline developed by GS1 Australia for the Australian Transport & Logistics Industry. Based on GS1 global supply chain standards and best practice gathered via the ALC Supply Chain Standards Work Group, the guideline provides guidance to industry

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Dates have been set for 17th annual Supply Chain & Logistics Conference

More than 5500 delegates from across Australasia have attended the Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference in its 17-year history. Will you be among the delegates in 2016? This conference is a recognised national event designed for Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport and Procurement professionals and practitioners. It aims for professional and personal development in a

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