logistics

Amazon is not a threat. It’s an opportunity.

My view is that far from being a threat to transport operators, Amazon and others of its ilk might actually be a saviour.

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Are body-parts warehouses the next big thing?

As cool as AI and blockchain might be, the real tech gamechanger (from a logistics perspective) is 3D printing.

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From cost centre to profit centre: reinventing the transport industry

The transport industry in Australia is under enormous pressure to reassert its relevance and add value to its clients.

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Your face is becoming a barcode and the world a warehouse

The barcode – a simple collection of lines printed on a piece of paper – is one of the most important inventions of the 20th Century.

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Only autonomous vehicles can save the Australian transport industry

KPMG’s recent publication, ‘Australia’s future transport and mobility’ opines that autonomous vehicles will play a major role in realising Australia’s vision.

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Retail catches a cold; transport prepares for the flu

Retail is in the doldrums, with a blocked nose, sore throat and a wintry cold right in the middle of summer. But the infection won’t be limited to retailers

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Santa’s elves – the masters of logistics: an exclusive interview with Chief Elf Barry

It’s that time of year again. The world’s biggest air freight operation swings into action as Santa and his elves deliver presents to just over 525,000,000 children around the world in a mere 22 hours. How do they do it?

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The biggest threat to the transport industry is not what you think.

I often get asked what I consider to be the biggest threat to the transport industry and the answer is pretty simple – technology.

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The people who embrace evolution become the revolution

If you spend all your time looking for the next big thing of the future you will miss all the little evolutions that are creating it right now.

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Amateurs talk strategy. Professionals talk logistics!

Anyone over the age of 40 will be familiar with the T.V. series MASH and the fact it was based on true stories. What may be less familiar is the…

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Worrying over your fuel tax credits? Technology makes it easy.

If you are in the transport industry, the one bill that will really make you wince every time you look at it is your fuel bill.

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There’s more to a long line than a boring wait. Queue up a competitive advantage

We tend to associate queues with people. If we spot a line of people, we see a queue. But a logistics mindset sees queues everywhere.

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Building a better supply chain – the logistics of construction

The global population is predicted to hit 9 billion by 2050 and two out of every three of these people will be living in cities. But that presents a massive logistics challenge.

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