- 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
An article in Fully Loaded has outlined some of the early responses submitted to the Inquiry into the Importance of a viable, safe, sustainable and efficient road transport industry led by the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee. Some of the...
Daimler Trucks Brisbane has recently taken a convoy of trucks to the Toll NQX complex at Karawatha, a state of the art logistics facility situated some 22 kilometres south of Brisbane's CBD. This allowed them to showcase ongoing changes in truck development and meant...
The Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of Queensland (LRTAQ) is now taking nominations for its inaugural 2020 LRTAQ Inc. Young Person in Transport Awards.Nominees must be under 35 years of age and be employed or contracted to a business which is a financial...