Monday 20th Nov, 2017
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Mainfreight: first half of FY2017-18 falls short of expectations

NEW Zealand-based logistics giant Mainfreight’s financial results for the first half of the current financial year were good, but not…
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Transport operators “stunned” by infrastructure fee hikes

TRANSPORT operators have expressed dismay at a decision by DPW Australia to hike infrastructure fees at Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane….
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Access Customs Services snapped up by Seabridge

SEABRIDGE Group has entered into an agreement for its global logistics business to acquire Victorian customs brokerage Access Customs Services…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Trade-Related Financial Services and Insurance

Finance and insurance keep the supply chain circulating, writes ANDREW HUDSON*

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Better facilities needed to attract more Antarctic shipping to Hobart

TASPORTS said its Hobart facilities may struggle to meet demand for more Antarctic support activities, according to its recent submission…
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Bike path plans an “irresponsible disaster”, says VTA

INDUSTRY body the Victorian Transport Association has condemned plans for a Lorimer Street bike path, saying they will impede the…
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Air cargo ramps up between MEL and HKG

INCREASED air-cargo capacity on the Melbourne-Hong Kong route is a benefit of Virgin Australia’s new daily service between the two…
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More money for Hobart Airport as freight predicted to increase

SOME $24 million in Commonwealth funding has been approved towards the $30m Hobart Airport Interchange project as freight movements are…
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