Thursday 21st Jun, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is there such a thing as brand loyalty?

RECENTLY APSA asked: “Is customer service a dying art in international shipping?” and this week we pose a related question,…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Australian shippers reject mandatory slow steaming measures

NEXT week the Australian Government will be participating in an intersessional working group established to address the reduction of Greenhouse Gas…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is customer service a dying art in international shipping?

THE 2016-2017 financial year, like every other, has delivered its fair share of supply chain disruptions for Australia’s shippers. From…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Global standards to follow Australian framework on taxing e-commerce transactions

THE World Customs Organisation (WCO) has an ambitious work plan for ecommerce focusing on trade facilitation and simplification, safety and…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Transport operator surcharges – will temporary relief become a permanent blight?

We have a new paradigm where competing entities are en masse introducing surcharges, writes PAUL ZALAI

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Cost recovery reform opens the door for trusted traders

THE Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources are seeking feedback on a proposed cost…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: MCS acquisition by Qube raises port-rail services concerns

FREIGHT & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) have received views from major exporters, importers and…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Solutions not surcharges needed in the empties dehire debate

MY ARTICLE titled “Empty container dehires – no more happy returns” published last week has been the catalyst for much…
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