- 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
The Australian Government has committed $8.5 million to settle the design of a National Freight Data Hub, which will help business and governments plan and make better operational and investment decisions. This commitment includes: $5.2 million to settle the design of...
Nominations close 28 February 2020. Materials handling, logistics and supply chain management touch on almost every aspect of our daily lives, though the supply chain industry’s true scope and economic potential is regularly undervalued. The Mercury Awards...
Toowoomba and Cairns have been selected as the two regional sites for a multimillion-dollar investment to boost jobs on the Darling Downs and North Queensland and enhance the region’s reputation as an agricultural export hot spot. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk...