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CSCMP “State of Logistics Report®” Announcement

CSCMP Collaborating with A.T. Kearney and Penske Logistics to Produce Annual “State of Logistics® Report” Lombard, Illinois USA (February 16, 2016)–The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) today announced that it is collaborating with global strategic management consulting firm A.T. Kearney as the new author and researcher to product its Annual “State of Logistics Report®“

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CSCMP Special Message – Participate in the 2016 Call for Sessions!

Participate in the 2016 Call for Sessions! Deadline is February 29, 2016  The CSCMP Conference Committee are soliciting session ideas that will contribute to the 2016 Education Tracks: Demand Planning Government and Regulations Integrated Supply Chain Management Manufacturing and Service Operations Order Fulfillment and Customer Service Supply Chain Leadership Supply Management and Procurement Technology Solutions

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Protecting small businesses high on ACCC’s agenda & free webinar on new unfair contract terms

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is continuing to focus upon misleading and deceptive conduct complaints from small businesses, as revealed in the latest biannual Small business in focus report. This report, the eleventh in the series, highlights some of the ACCC’s key work in the small business and franchising sectors between 1 July and

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Vaughan Constructions Signs $200M Rail Hub Projects

Vaughan Constructions Pty Ltd has been appointed to master-plan and develop two regional Rail Hubs and Business Parks for joint venture partners Colin Rees Group Pty Ltd and Amberly Management Pty Ltd. Ettamogah Rail Hub,15kms north of Albury on the Hume Hwy, and Widgelli Rail Hub and Business Park,10kms South East of Griffith, NSW are strategically located to

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Eliminate Risks – Store Correctly, Inspect Regularly

Eliminate Risks – Store Correctly, Inspect Regularly  Supply Chain, Warehouse & Distribution Guide to Workplace Safety 2015/16 – Released From manual handling to dangerous goods, the supply chain and warehouse industry presents several hazards, but many injuries and accidents can be avoided by carrying out safe work practices. Safety should always come first, which is

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Introducing SCLAA’s New National Partner – Infosys Portland

The SCLAA is a not for profit Industry Association, run by members for members. Our ability to support the SCLAA infrastructure and to expand is highly dependent on our National Partners, one of which we newly welcome is Infosys Portland. We ask all our members to support our valued National Partners where they can. Infosys Portland

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Changes to the Heavy National Law and Regulations from 6 February

Changes to the Heavy National Law and Regulations from 6 February From tomorrow, Saturday 6 February 2016, the latest amendments to the Heavy Vehicle National Law and Regulations will take effect. While many of the changes are administrative only and will not impact on your day-to-day operations, key changes include: Alignment of vehicle standards for

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A BIG THANK YOU from Pandan Filipino Youth Foundation

SCLAA QLD is very pleased to advise that many of the leftover delegates bags and promotional items from the 2015 QLD Supply Chain & Logistics Conference were boxed up and donated to the Pandan Filipino Youth Foundation that helps school children in the Pandan Province in Antique, Philippines. To read the full story please click

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Extending Unfair Contract Term Protections to Small Businesses

You are invited to comment on incoming law that extends unfair contract term protections to small businesses. This law will allow small businesses to have an unfair term in a contract declared void by a court. Comments are specifically invited on whether the law provides equivalent and enforceable protections for small businesses. Click here for

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SCLAA Featured in International Energy Agency’s Guide for SME’s

The International Energy Agency’s has featured the SCLAA’s work with the Energy Efficiency program in its global guide for Small – Medium Businesses on saving on energy costs.   http://www.iea.org/publications/freepublications/publication/SME_2015.pdf The publication highlights the challenges of working with SMEs and shares the experience and lessons learned from successful organisations and practitioners that have addressed them. It

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