- 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 Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee (IRC) invites stakeholders to provide feedback to inform the development of the 2018 Transport and Logistics IRC Skills Forecast. Feedback can be provided by clicking here. The opportunity to have input into the...read more
On behalf of the Supply Chain Skills Project Reference Group (PRG), Australian Industry Standards have submitted the Supply Chain Skills Cross Sector Project Case for Change to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for consideration. Thank you to all...read more
On Monday, 11 December, the High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) met and agreed to send the draft Units of Competency out for public consultation. To view the drafts, please click on the link below: Units of Competency Click here to submit...read more