- The logistics and warehousing sector is an integral part of Australia’s supply chain employing more than 373,000 people across occupations including warehousing, logistics, storage and handling distribution.
- Specialised and higher-level computer skills, problem-solving and analytic skills, and more sophisticated contract management practices are driving a more integrated approach to logistics management.
- Warehouse facilities have moved towards becoming sophisticated distribution and information centres that provide linkages along a product’s entire supply chain, facilitating just-in-time supply of stock (IBISWorld, 2017).
- The rising popularity of online shopping and the growth of online retailers are expected to significantly benefit the logistics and warehousing industry (IBISWorld, 2017).
Latest Logistics Sector News
Transport Women Australia Limited held their 20-year anniversary dinner on 16th November 2019 where the winners of the Driving the Difference scholarships were announced. Congratulations to the winners: Katie Hannifey - studying Diploma of Logistics, employed by Luke...
Training package development work has now been completed on the below projects. The draft training package materials have undergone independent edit and quality assurance and the Case for Endorsement is scheduled to be submitted to the Australian Industry Skills...
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has released a report - Help Us Deliver which highlights several opportunities around Australia to deal with bottlenecks in freight networks, through targeted infrastructure investments. Investment in these projects is...