Friday 22nd Sep, 2017

INDUSTRY OPINION: Data is the new oil – how Big Data is transforming logistics

THE phrase ‘data is the new oil’ has entered the world of freight logistics to suggest a commodity without which the industry grinds to…
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NOMINATIONS have opened for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth…
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CargoSphere managing director, Neil Barni.

WiseTech acquires two more freight forwarding software companies

LOGISTICS software giant WiseTech Global continues its acquisition tear, announcing the purchase of two companies that specialise in freight-rate management…
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VICT automation systems are go

MELBOURNE’S Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) is now fully automated after the delivery of the Kalmar OneTerminal system. The system…
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Automation efficiency leads to award

AUTOMATIVE technology has helped Victoria International Container Terminal win the ‘Application of Technology Award’. VICT was presented its gong at…
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New technology driving logistical efficiency

THE “internet of things” is coming to the logistics sector and can increase efficiencies through greater connectivity and integration. An…
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Blockchain platform headed for marine insurance markets

BLOCKCHAIN is coming to the marine insurance world; EY and Guardtime today announced the launch of a blockchain platform specifically…
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Logistics technology change has been gradual, says Port of Melbourne head

PORT of Melbourne chief executive Brendan Bourke has noted the impact of technology on the logistics supply so far has…
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