Ministerial Breakfast to kick off show

MEGATRANS2018 will start with a bang, with a large-scale Ministerial Breakfast organised in partnership with the Victorian Government, marking the beginning of the three-day event. The multi-dimensional transport and logistics event will take place at the Melbourne Conventional and Exhibition Centre from 10 to 12 May 2018, hosting a range of additional features and events,

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Cargo control specialist Ancra set to exhibit

Seeing potential cross overs between industrial markets, Ancra Australia is the latest major equipment supplier to sign on as an exhibitor for MEGATRANS2018. “We’re a cargo control equipment specialist supplying transport, road, rail industries – anything with load restraints as a requirement,” states Steven Lloyd, Australian Manager, Ancra Australia. “We’ve taken part in events like the

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ALC says freight “crucial” to city development

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has stressed the importance of efficient and safe supply chains in its submission to the House of Representatives’ enquiry into the Australian Government’s role in the development of cities. “The essential items most Australians take for granted – our food, household appliances, clothing, medications and cars, to name just a handful – are generally not

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IFM Efector to use MEGATRANS2018 as platform to industry

Global sensor manufacturer IFM Efector will be displaying its latest wares at MEGATRANS2018, including new technology designed to support warehousing and logistics operations. IFM designs and manufactures instrumentation sensors for process control and automation, as well as a software suite, enabling companies to extract data from the factory floor send it to various medias and

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DB Schenker global logistics front and centre

DB Schenker, the transportation and logistics arm of international rail firm Deutsche Bahn, has partnered with MEGATRANS2018. The transport and logistics service provider and freight forwarder is now an official Partner of the new multi-modal event, which takes over the Melbourne Convention and Convention Centre from 10 – 12 May 2018. The event will cover the

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Bodybuilder hardware suppliers onboard

Bus, truck body and trailer hardware supplier McNaughtans has signed on as an exhibitor for new multi-modal supply chain industry event, MEGATRANS2018. General Manager Peter Laudenberg says McNaughtans is well known for manufacturing and distributing all manner of truck, trailer and bus accessories and components, including an array of LED lighting and auto electrical products.

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Rail Express joins MEGATRANS2018

Industry-leading B2B rail publication Rail Express has come on board as a Media Partner for multi-model industry event – MEGATRANS2018. Rail and associated infrastructure is a key part of the multi-modal show and is becoming increasingly significant in the wider freight task. As a comprehensive platform providing extensive coverage of breaking news and trends across

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TCA Tech Hub to promote telematics solutions at MEGATRANS2018

A new survey has revealed that transport and logistics businesses are lagging in IT uptake but have ample opportunity to improve and develop. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) Business Use of Information Technology and Innovation in Australian Business (2015-2016) report indicates that 31.9 per cent of businesses in the “Transport, Postal and Warehousing” sectors introduced IT

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Autonomous trucks to be an Australian reality

Viva Energy says autonomous and platooning truck technology will become prevalent on Australian roads in less than 20 years, though Kings Transport CEO, Tony Mellick, questions whether the country’s infrastructure is ready. According to Viva Energy, South Australia hosted the first driverless vehicle trial on an Australian public road in November 2015. Victoria’s 30-year infrastructure

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Port of Melbourne backs MEGATRANS2018

The Port of Melbourne, Australasia’s largest maritime hub for containerised, automotive and general cargo, has partnered with newly launched transport and logistics trade event, MEGATRANS, for its debut in 2018. “This is the first dedicated supply chain and logistics industry conference and exhibition of its type,” explained Jason Price, Executive General Manager at the Port

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