Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
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INDUSTRY OPINION: It’s time to reform border holds

DEPLOYMENT of modern x-ray solutions at the border is essential if we are serious about community protection and facilitating the…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Regulation and mobile apps leading the way in reducing supply chain costs

FROM a cargo owner’s perspective, Port Botany sets a national benchmark in efficiency as a “waiting time detention free port” giving…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Italian imports added to stink bug watchlist

FOR those of us involved in the handling and clearance of sea cargo shipments from the United States, the Brown…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Industry needs government intervention with the ACCC leaving industry stranded

A RECENT Federal Court decision relating to substantial price increases at the Port of Newcastle means that the Australian Competition and Consumer…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Inland ports seeking formal designation

FOR the last 12 months, Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) has provided input into work by the Department of Immigration…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Promotion of workplace diversity makes good business sense

OUR sector of commerce is facing increased automation, regulation, operational reforms and a highly competitive environment. Business must adopt change…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Addressing the structural challenges of Australia’s international supply chain

EARLIER in the year, the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) was swamped with concerns regarding a “capacity recession” on exports…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Office of National Intelligence keeps us guessing on traditional customs responsibilities

Customs as we once knew it will soon be distant a memory. Is the new order too radical or a logical progression aligned to our contemporary security and economic environment, asks PAUL ZALAI*