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logistics Archives

Taking the wheel: How I became a forklift driver at Amazon

When most people imagine a forklift driver working in a warehouse, they don’t normally picture a woman sitting behind th...

Analysis: Coronavirus’ call to retailers to reinvent

The pandemic has accelerated the pace of change in retail, creating an opportunity for businesses that can adapt faster ...

Rethinking supply chains: The Asia advantage

Global events, such as the pandemic and geo-political tensions have tested the resilience of global supply chains and ex...

Analysis: Welcome to the supply chain of the future

A handful of major obstacles stand in the way of retailers being prepared for the demand and supply issues they will fac...

Analysis: Here’s how the pandemic has permanently changed the supply chain

It is clear that the global response to the pandemic has fundamentally changed consumer realities and retailers.

Analysis: Asian retailers face inflation squeeze

Consumer prices may not soar as much in Asia as elsewhere but businesses stand to bear most of the cost of supply issues...

Changes to isolation requirements for critical workers divide the industry

Essential workers that are deemed close contacts are now permitted to leave isolation if their employer deems it necessa...

Warehouse, shipping workers pay the hidden cost of the holiday season

The run-up to Christmas means long hours and more demanding work for supply chain employees, often under poor conditions...

Australia’s supply chains should never look the same again

The pandemic-related disruptions here and abroad have exposed many hidden issues. Solving those problems will require fr...

The modern retail playbook: The new normal standards of logistics

What do two retailers like Edible Blooms and Appliances Online selling chocolate bouquets and bulky whitegoods have in c...

Analysis: Should retailers depend on gig workers to deliver?

With recent lockdowns driving exponential growth in online sales, Australia’s last-mile supply chains have been struggli...

Value of inner city logistics hubs to soar as e-commerce grows: CBRE

Existing industrial-zoned land in inner city areas will see a jump in value appreciation as they continue to be the most...

Opinion: Australia Post’s temporary freeze is a warning of things to come

Sure, Australia Post is almost ready to resume normal operations, but in reality, back-dated online orders are likely to...

As e-commerce booms, Australia’s logistics landscape rises to meet the challenge

Australia is the top market to watch out for in Southeast Asia, study shows.

Online retail grew 24 per cent in 2018: AusPost

73 per cent of Aussie households shopped online last year.

GPT bolsters logistics portfolio

Rise of e-commerce driving interest in logistics properties.

Online fashion retailers limit free delivery

Shrinking baskets have prompted e-commerce companies to rethink delivery.

Showpo triples warehouse capacity as sales roll in

Online fashion retailer brings logistics in-house.

E-commerce driving parcel industry

Aussies now receive an average of 34 parcels a year.

Cue doubles down on store-to-door

Since implementing distributed logistics from store to door Cue has noted an uplift in monthly sales.