Automation leaders set for MEGATRANS2018

Sensor manufacturer SICK has signed up for a prime position in the supply chain trade event’s Technology Showcase, with spots filling up fast. Specialising in factory, logistics and process automation, SICK provides sensor and application solutions vital to controlling processes securely and efficiently along different facets of the supply chain sector. Bringing its expertise to

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DB Schenker Australia opens mammoth NSW facility

DB Schenker Australia has announced the opening of its new logistics facility in Hoxton, New South Wales – 42km west of Sydney. The company notes that the internal site covers an area the size of almost eight football fields, making it one of the largest multi-client contract logistics facilities in the Southern Hemisphere. The additional of

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Packaging and pallets on show at MEGATRANS2018

Packaging solutions specialist CMTP is the latest business to join the growing list of exhibitors at supply chain event MEGATRANS2018, which takes over the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre next year. Offering complete packing and packaging solutions, including timber pallets, crates and more, CMTP is a leading manufacturer of protective packaging for the wider Australian

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GS1 Australia signs on with MEGATRANS2018

GS1 Australia, a leading provider of standards and solutions across the entire national supply chain, has come on board with the inaugural MEGATRANS2018. At the forefront of barcoding and supply chain best practice in Australia, GS1 provides innovative solutions within the food, general merchandise, retail, healthcare, trade and transport, and distribution industries. GSI Australia joins

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Heavy lifters join the show

Heavy vehicle lifting and workshop equipment provider Ikon Lifting Equipment has joined the inaugural MEGATRANS2018 to showcase its unique range of industrial lifting equipment, The company has a long history within the Australian hydraulics industry, specialising in a range of unique equipment, including its Stertil column lifts, SKYLIFTS and other heavy vehicle lifting equipment for

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Optimistic outlook for Australia’s logistics sector

Australia’s industrial and logistics occupiers are generally optimistic about the future and expect their businesses to be better off financially in the next 12 months, an inaugural survey carried out by commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE found. The Australian Industrial and Logistics Occupier Survey was undertaken to gain a better understanding of decision-making drivers,

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InterLinkSQ intermodal hub supports MEGATRANS2018

Intermodal terminal and industrial precinct InterLinkSQ has confirmed its attendance for the 2018 trade show, MEGATRANS2018. InterLinkSQ is a new intermodal and industrial precinct currently under construction in Toowoomba, 170km to the west of Brisbane, that will offer a Toowoomba-to-Port shuttle via rail by June 2018, and link with the Inland Rail in 2024. InterLinkSQ is

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Amazon to revolutionise final mile in Australia: Linfox

The arrival of e-commerce marketplace Amazon in Australia will lead to a transformation of the country’s final-mile offering, according to an industry expert at logistics and supply chain company Linfox. “One significant impact I think Amazon will have is in the realm of last-mile delivery,” Linfox’s General Manager – Operations Development, John Pucek, told Logistics &

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MEGATRANS2018 to host Mercury Awards

After a brief hiatus, the Logistics & Materials Handling Mercury Awards will be relaunched in 2018 for the ninth annual instalment, in partnership with MEGATRANS2018. The Awards, featuring a new design, will recognise the small and large companies that demonstrate ‘best practice’, excellence and innovation across the logistics, supply chain and materials handling sectors in Australia. MEGATRANS2018,

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