- 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 Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics has released the National profile of Transport, Postal and Warehousing workers in 2016. This study used ABS 2016 census data and provides details of the sub-industries in which Transport, Postal and...
World in a Box is a short film celebrating the 50th anniversary of International Container Services into Australia. This short film: provides a permanent record of the 50th anniversary of the first international door-to-door container service that arrived in Australia...
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...