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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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International standards and risk assessments: Customs wants your input

International standards and risk assessments: Customs wants your input | Transport & Logistics News The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has developed a set of criteria for the adoption of international standards and risk assessments. They would like your feedback on the criteria. The Australian Government is adopting the principle that if a system,

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Ballarat West Employment Zone – Freight Hub Land Sale EOI

The State Government will soon call for Expressions of Interest from freight and logistics firms to purchase land for the establishment of a Freight Hub in the new Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ). BWEZ is an exciting 438 hectare industrial subdivision being developed by the Victorian Government and the City of Ballarat.  BWEZ  aims to

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Weekly Logistics News Roundup – Week ending 6th December 2015

Kindly provided by Global Logistics Media. GLM Video – Calais immigrants run for their lives as trucker reaches breaking point GLM Video – Forklift Innovation – Truck mounted forklift, the Ezyfork Kerry Logistics Wins International Award at DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards SCLAA helps pack 1250 hampers for Foodbank Project Cargo Network Launch New Blog

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SCLAA helps pack 1250 hampers for Foodbank

Over 160 members of the SCLAA, QSCLC, AIP and APPMA spent their annual Christmas party for the sixth consecutive year with a twist. The members spent the day packing a record 1250 hampers, for Foodbank to distribute to those in need at Christmas; many of whom are without employment, families with young children and living

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Blackbay’s Delivery Connect Enhances Customer Service for Zuellig Pharma

The deployment of Blackbay’s Delivery Connect has taken customer service to the highest levels for the Hong Kong operations of leading Asian healthcare services provider, Zuellig Pharma. Delivery Connect, a mobility enabled software solution specifically designed for the Transport and Logistics (T&L) sector, has been deployed as part of Zuellig Pharma’s Hong Kong & Macau

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A half-billion dollar hit to road transport

Australia’s transport ministers have decided to overtax the truck and bus industries by $515 million over the next two years, the CEO of the Australian Trucking Association Christopher Melham said today. The ministers made the decision at a meeting in Adelaide where ATA chair Noelene Watson and Mr Melham were observers at the meeting. An

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