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Supply Chain Technology Summit

Supply Chain Technology Summit

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) is excited to announce the inaugural Supply Chain Technology Summit 2018 will take place on Thursday, 10 May, onsite and in partnership with MEGATRANS2018 in Melbourne.

Technology is a major component of the logistics supply chain and will play a dominant role in the supply chains of the future.

Sessions will focus on the role of technology in road, rail, sea and air transport, as well ports, intermodal terminals, warehousing and all components of the supply chain industry.

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ALC Forum 2018

ALC Forum 2018
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Don’t box our cities in

Don’t box our cities in

Throughout ALC’s ongoing industry engagement on development of the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy, one of the most consistent issues raised has been the increasingly difficulty of making deliveries in CBD areas.

This issue came into sharp focus this morning, when ALC presented at Online Retail Logistics 2017.

To put it bluntly, Australia’s cities are not freight-friendly. This is an inevitable consequence of planning systems that fail to properly account for freight movement.

Moreover, unless remedial action is taken, the ...

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Funding boost for master code of practice

Funding boost for master code of practice

Development of an industry master code of practice for heavy vehicle safety is progressing well with the project receiving $200,000 of Commonwealth Government funding assistance under the NHVR’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative program.

NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the industry-wide master code will provide consistent and risk-based approaches to improving safety and compliance with the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

“Led by the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) and the Australian Trucking Association (ATA), the master code will help adopters to identify, ...

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Save the date for ALC Forum 2018

Save the date for ALC Forum 2018

ALC Forum is the largest and most influential gathering of leaders and key policy makers in the Australian freight industry, debating and discussing the critical issues impacting the efficiency and safety of Australia’s supply chains.

After a hugely successful event in Melbourne earlier this year, ALC is pleased to announce that ALC Forum will return to Royal Randwick in Sydney next year on 6-8 March 2018.

TOWARDS A NATIONAL FREIGHT AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY

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Media mentions: ALC Forum 2017

Media mentions: ALC Forum 2017

Panel for national freight and supply chain inquiry – International Transport Journal, 14 March 2017

Austroads says better ‘visibility’ will improve supply chain – Trailer Magazine, 14 March 2017

Report finds visibility key to freight supply chain efficiency – Logistics & Material Handling, 14 March 2017

Industry panel for national freight inquiry announced – Logistics & Material Handling, 11 March 2017

Super funds and the future of infrastructure – Lloyd’s List Australia, 10 March 2017

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Building a National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy for Australia

Building a National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy for Australia

 

The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has committed the Australian Government to ...

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Why do we need a National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy?


With a national freight task that is predicted to grow by nearly 90% between 2011 and 20311, Australia’s future economic prosperity relies on our ability to move goods around the country efficiently and safely.
To do this, we need to ensure we are on the right track, and industry and governments are working together effectively.
In a new video from the Australian Logistics Council, five leaders from Australia’s logistics industry ...
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SAVE THE DATE FOR ALC FORUM 2017!

SAVE THE DATE FOR ALC FORUM 2017!

SAVE THE DATE FOR ALC FORUM 2017!

7-9 March 2017

ALC Forum is the largest and most influential gathering of leaders and key policy ...

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Practical workshops to feature at ALC Diversity & Inclusion Summit

Practical workshops to feature at ALC Diversity & Inclusion Summit

The 2016 ALC Diversity & Inclusion Summit will focus on improving how the logistics industry attracts women, youth and Indigenous people to the logistics industry, and how it can better retain and support those already working in the sector.  With both plenary sessions and practical workshops featured during the Summit, delegates will have the opportunity to contribute to, ...
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