Ahead of the release of Australia’s National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy, the ALC has looked at how we collect and use data in the supply chain.
News, articles, and R&D reports, on supply chain optimisation, interaction between road, rail, shipping & air, monitoring goods in real time, & more.
After a successful 2016 trial of the GS1 data standards system, the Australian Logistics is now backing its adoption by the Australian logistics industry.
Affordable advances in tech are bringing possibilities of real change to freight & logistics, to combat inefficiency & congestion, & increase profitability.
In a 3-month trial more than 100 heavy vehicles in Sydney will communicate with traffic lights, with the aim of reducing traffic congestion.
The Inquiry into National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities final report contains recommended priorities and critical action areas ahead of the Federal Government’s National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy release in late 2018.
ALC’s inaugural Supply Chain Technology Summit looked to identify key industry priorities to more effectively use technology in supply chains to improve their efficiency and safety. iMOVE was there, and here’s what was discussed.
Blockchain was the first topic discussed at the Australian Logistics Council’s inaugural Supply Chain Technology Summit. Here’s a short report on what was said.
‘Fixing Freight: Establishing Freight Performance Australia’, has compiled statistical information from submissions to the Federal Government’s Inquiry into National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities, along with assessments of the country’s freight strategies.
Australia’s freight and logistics systems have been under great stress for decades, and of late that stress has increased with the sweeping popularity of online shopping. What is needed, and needed now, is supply chain visibility.
Notes from the two-day, 2018 Australian Logistics Council Forum, held in Randwick NSW.
fatigueHACK’s aim is to use technology to take on the problem of driver fatigue in the Australian trucking industry, and is offering a $10,000 prize pool to innovative solutions in policy and technology.
Western Australia kicks off its iMOVE involvement with two projects, one looking at traffic prediction and preparation for connected vehicles, the other planning freight and trade logistics strategy for the next 50-100 years for Perth and its surrounds.
Embark Trucks, Ryder, and Frigidaire are right now trialling an autonomous truck on the interstate highway from Texas to California.
Qantas’ FlightPulse app will enable pilots to easily interpret data from multiple sources, to manage flight performance & reduce emissions.
Connectivity could help perishable goods survive an airfreight container trip in optimum condition, and the containers could also manage their own travel.
Venerable US truck engine maker Cummins has beaten Tesla to the punch with a public showing of its AEOS Concept Class 7 Urban Hauler electric truck.