Wednesday 24th Oct, 2018
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Increase container x-raying at smaller ports, Ombudsman recommends

The Commonwealth Ombudsman was asked to investigate the administration of the Customs Act by the Australian Border Force

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Container parks under scrutiny for cleanliness standards

Industry demands stronger container cleanliness practices after a 20’ food quality container was found to contain asbestos, writes Travis Brooks-Garrett

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Freight forwarders need an exit strategy, report reveals

Researchers have surveyed freight forwarders across Australia seeking industry insights


Fenix managing director Randy Snyder. Photo: WiseTech

WiseTech acquires Canadian company

Continuing with its program of acquisitions around the world, WiseTech has acquired a Canadian customs software company

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Storms threaten international markets

International trade is set to be buffeted by a host of geo-political issues

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Blockchain, logistics and food safety

Blockchain may provide opportunities to ensure the healthy movement of foods.


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Amazon blames new tax laws for decision to stop shipping overseas purchases to Australia

Aussie shoppers still will be able to buy through Amazon, but only via the locally-based website

SaaS Transportation's Ken Pehanick (managing director) and Ilango Namasivayam (chief operating officer) Photo: WiseTech

WiseTech secures its piece of American pie

The Aussie software giant has acquired yet another international transport solutions provider