World’s first electric cargo ship used to haul coal

China has launched the world’s first all-electric cargo ship, though it is being used to haul coal, news site ThinkProgress reports. China’s Guangzhou Shipyard International ship has a capacity of 2,200 tons and is designed for short-haul trips, with its 1,000 lithium batteries offering around 50 miles of travel on a two-hour charge. While loading and unloading

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Tuffman Tail Lifts to showcase Australian design at the show

Tuffman Tail Lifts, an Australian designer, manufacturer and distributor of hydraulic tail lifts for the transport and logistics industries, has signed on to display its wares at MEGATRANS2018 in May 2018. The Tuffman group recently acquired the Tieman Tail Lift business from Wastech, who held the licensing rights for the iconic Tieman Tail Lift brand.

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WashTec’s diverse offering on display

WashTec, a leading provider of innovative vehicle washing solutions, will exhibit at multi-modal supply chain event MEGATRANS2018, which takes over the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 10-12 May 2018. The company’s products range from automatic car washes, conveyor tunnel systems, self-service car ashes, water treatment and truck and buses, with more than two million vehicles

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Wheel safety leaders set for MEGATRANS2018

Redcat Industries, Australian manufacturer and global distributor of a diverse range of wheel safety products, will exhibit at MEGATRANS2018 next May. Offering the market a variety of high quality wheel nut indicator products for Australia’s transport sector, combined with top end product design and customer service, means Redcat Industries is well positioned to exhibit at

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Mobil Oil Australia signs on for MEGATRANS2018

International oil and industrial lubricants experts and household name Mobil Oil Australia Pty Ltd, is the latest business to join multimodal supply chain event, MEGATRANS2018. As part of one of the world’s largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers, Mobil Oil Australia Pty Ltd is a welcome addition to the supply chain

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Kobot Systems brings unique material handling solutions to the show

With extensive experience in manufacturing engineering and a range of unique solutions for the logistics and material handling sector, Kobot Systems is another key player in the Australian and international supply chain set to have an impact at the upcoming trade show, MEGATRANS2018. Kobot Systems specialises in a variety of products for the wider logistics

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Amazon launches in Australia, offers one-day metro delivery

In the early hours of Tuesday, 5 December, Amazon announced the launch of its full Australian online retail operations at Amazon.com.au. The site reportedly stocks millions of products across more than 20 categories – from consume electronics to clothing, with fast delivery options. Amazon is offering customers free delivery on eligible orders above $49, and

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Infrastructure solutions provider joins MEGATRANS2018

Gough Industrial Solutions, a leading Australasian concrete and infrastructure provider, will exhibit at multi-modal supply chain event MEGATRANS2018, which takes over the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 10-12 May 2018. Working with its global partners SANY and SIMEM, Gough Industrial Solutions offers infrastructure solutions in water treatment and recycling; cement silos, concrete batching plants; and

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Checkpoint to champion safety at MEGATRANS2018

Checkpoint Australia, manufacturer, supplier and inventor of wheel nut indicators and retainers, will show its wares at supply chain event MEGATRANS2018 in May 2018. Part of an international group spanning three continents, Checkpoint Australia began operations in 2001, and is now an industry leader in providing vehicle indicator safety products. The company provides a range

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ARA unveils report heralding benefit of rail

Australasian Railway Association (ARA) CEO Danny Broad has announced the launch of the Value of Rail Report, a report prepared by Deloitte Access Economics. “It is my absolute pleasure today to launch the Value of Rail Report, which highlights the contribution of rail to Australia,” said Danny Broad, CEO, ARA. “We know that Australia’s population increases at a

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