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.
News, articles, and R&D reports, on supply chain optimisation, interaction between road, rail, shipping & air, monitoring goods in real time, & more.
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.
The Yara Birkeland will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, replacing up to 40,000 truck journeys annually.