Telematics to take centre stage at MEGATRANS2020

Telematics is used to monitor and report on a wide range of information relating to either an individual vehicle, or an entire fleet. Users can track the movements of their assets in real time to give visibility into location as well as things like engine performance, fuel usage, maintenance requirements and temperature of cargo. Extremely

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Collaborating across the supply chain

Flinders Port Holdings is a privately-owned port, logistics and container terminal services group based in the seaport suburb of South Australia’s state capital, Adelaide. The group operates seven ports, located at Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Thevenard, Port Giles, Wallaroo and Klein Point and is the parent company of Flinders Ports, Flinders Logistics and

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Loscam to feature networking lounge at MEGATRANS2020

Loscam will be helping to facilitate business-to-business connections and networking during MEGATRANS2020. The pallet pooling specialist will once again support MEGATRANS as a sponsor, with the return of their networking lounge at the multi-modal expo. Loscam provides returnable packaging solutions and equipment used to store and move products through supply chains, with its innovative pooling system making

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The impact of rail investment and the rise of Intermodal facilities

David Skerrett, Director, Strategic Advisory at Colliers International discusses the increasing use of intermodal facilities in the logistics sector.  According to the Federal Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development, the Federal Government will invest $100b over 10 years from 2019-2020 in road and rail infrastructure. With respect to rail investment, the most significant

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Linde Material Handling commits to MEGATRANS2020

MEGATRANS is pleased to announce that Linde Material Handling has committed to MEGATRANS2020 as a supporting sponsor of the event. After exhibiting at the inaugural MEGATRANS conference in Melbourne last year, leading materials handling provider Linde Material Handling has announced that they will be showcasing their latest products and services at MEGATRANS2020. “MEGATRANS is a

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MEGATRANS to return in 2020

Leading logistics and transport event MEGATRANS will be returning to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 1 – 3 April 2020. Last year’s event saw Australia’s supply chain and logistics industry together under one roof for the first time. “We’re excited to announce the return of MEGATRANS. Once again, we will connect all facets

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EV policy presents opportunity for freight sector

The Federal Opposition’s commitment to work with industry on the development of cleaner transport solutions must include a focus on the clear enthusiasm of many in the freight logistics sector to deliver improved environmental outcomes, according to the Australian Logistics Council (ALC). ALC CEO, Kirk Coningham, said that policy announced today by the Federal Opposition

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More than 50,000 warehouses to use robots by 2025

By 2025, over 4 million commercial robots will be installed in over 50,000 warehouses, up from just under 4,000 robotic warehouses in 2018, according to ABI Research. The rapid rate of adoption will be driven by the need for flexible, efficient, and automated e-commerce fulfillment as same-day delivery becomes the norm. The report reveals that global

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IA urges prioritisation of EV fast-charging network

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has identified the construction of a national electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network as a High Priority Initiative for Australia, highlighting the impetus for urgent government action. The new ‘2019 Infrastructure Priority List,’ published by the independent statutory body, nominates “a network of fast-charging stations on the national highway network to provide national

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