MEGATRANS to return in 2020

Leading logistics and transport event MEGATRANS will be returning to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 1 – 3 April 2020. Last year’s event saw Australia’s supply chain and logistics industry together under one roof for the first time. “We’re excited to announce the return of MEGATRANS. Once again, we will connect all facets

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EV policy presents opportunity for freight sector

The Federal Opposition’s commitment to work with industry on the development of cleaner transport solutions must include a focus on the clear enthusiasm of many in the freight logistics sector to deliver improved environmental outcomes, according to the Australian Logistics Council (ALC). ALC CEO, Kirk Coningham, said that policy announced today by the Federal Opposition

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More than 50,000 warehouses to use robots by 2025

By 2025, over 4 million commercial robots will be installed in over 50,000 warehouses, up from just under 4,000 robotic warehouses in 2018, according to ABI Research. The rapid rate of adoption will be driven by the need for flexible, efficient, and automated e-commerce fulfillment as same-day delivery becomes the norm. The report reveals that global

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IA urges prioritisation of EV fast-charging network

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has identified the construction of a national electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network as a High Priority Initiative for Australia, highlighting the impetus for urgent government action. The new ‘2019 Infrastructure Priority List,’ published by the independent statutory body, nominates “a network of fast-charging stations on the national highway network to provide national

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Australian exports hit record high in 2018

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show a boom in exports in 2018, highlighting strong performance by iron ore, gas, gold and coal. This led to Australian resources exports in 2018 meeting a new record of $248 billion. Minister for resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, said higher prices and export volumes produced

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Daysworth unveils Diamond Reo Giant at MEGATRANS2018

Commercial Vehicle manufacturer, Daysworth International, has re-launched the Diamond Reo truck brand – an iconic heavy duty prime mover that graced Australian highways in the 60s, 70s and 80s.  Daysworth International is unveiling its Diamond Reo Giant, a 540hp 6×4 prime mover – spec’d for inner city haulage – at inaugural supply chain expo, MEGATRANS2018. It

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Win big at MEGATRANS2018!

While MEGATRANS2018 is designed for business, it doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun! Check out some of the competitions taking place across the show. The Tyre Factory – stand #5514 Purchase 10 or more Hankook Tyres or Supalite Wheels in one order and go into the draw to WIN 4 x Hankook DH16 –

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TCA hosts On-Board Mass Forum at MEGATRANS2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) is inviting industry to attend its On-Board Mass (OBM) Forum at MEGATRANS2018’s telematics hub this Friday, 11 May. The forum will be held at TCA’s stand (4911) in the hub, from 12:00 to 1:00pm and will give visitors insight into different aspects of OBM. How OBM can be used for different

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