My view is that far from being a threat to transport operators, Amazon and others of its ilk might actually be a saviour.
As cool as AI and blockchain might be, the real tech gamechanger (from a logistics perspective) is 3D printing.
The transport industry in Australia is under enormous pressure to reassert its relevance and add value to its clients.
The barcode – a simple collection of lines printed on a piece of paper – is one of the most important inventions of the 20th Century.
KPMG’s recent publication, ‘Australia’s future transport and mobility’ opines that autonomous vehicles will play a major role in realising Australia’s vision.
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
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?
I often get asked what I consider to be the biggest threat to the transport industry and the answer is pretty simple – technology.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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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