Bonfix chooses Vanderlande’s Fastpick – MHD

Vanderlande says Dutch supplier of fittings for sanitary installations and central heating Systems Bonfix has selected its goods-to-person (GtP) Fastpick for its new DC in the Netherlands city of Zwolle. The logistics process automation company says Fastpick is based on its automated storage and retrieval system Adapto. It notes Bonfix’s new building is expected to… Continue reading Bonfix chooses Vanderlande’s Fastpick – MHD

Bowens buys Cobblebank site – MHD

Colliers says it has negotiated a deal for timber and building supplier Bowens to buy the 27-39 Abey Road industrial site in the City of Melton’s Cobblebank. The management investment firm notes there is an increased demand for properties in Melbourne’s northwest following Bowens’ purchase of the approximately 5ha land. Colliers’ Hugh Gilbert, Charlie Woodley… Continue reading Bowens buys Cobblebank site – MHD

Coles trialling electric truck – MHD

Coles says it is using an electric-powered truck provided by transport partner Linfox Logistics under a trial to deliver stock to its New South Wales stores. The grocery company notes the Fuso eCanter truck is powered entirely by 100 per cent renewable electricity and will avoid producing more than 60 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent… Continue reading Coles trialling electric truck – MHD

Dematic wins Honeywell award – MHD

Dematic says Honeywell, a multinational technology conglomerate has named it as its Voice Partner of the Year for Australia and New Zealand. “The team were extremely proud to accept this award, acknowledging the hard work and dedication from all members of the Dematic Real-Time Logistics division,” Lee Koutsos, Director of Real-Time Logistics at Dematic, says.… Continue reading Dematic wins Honeywell award – MHD

Pressure of Omicron – MHD

MHD interviews SCLAA Director Kyle Rogers and uTenant’s Director of Business Development Katharina Attana on the ramifications of the Omicron strain for international and domestic supply chain.  With the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) predicting supply chain issues will continue for the next 18 months, organisations like the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) say… Continue reading Pressure of Omicron – MHD

Container devanning made easy – MHD

The Combi-CSS Container Slip-sheet is specifically designed for fast loading of freight containers with a maximum capacity of 30,000 kg. Australian company Tilling Timber has for years been in search of a better method for devanning containers of its quality wood products. Recently, by installing its a Combilift Combi-CSS Container Slip-sheet system at its Melbourne… Continue reading Container devanning made easy – MHD

Graduate recruitment initiative – MHD

Bastian recently launched ‘The Graduate Initiative’ – a program to support graduates entering the supply chain and tech sector. Bastian Consulting has launched a new ‘Graduate Initiative’ to boost the pipeline of talented supply chain graduate to prospective employers. Stephanie Martinez, Partner at Bastian, tells more.  “There is a perception among those in the younger generation that… Continue reading Graduate recruitment initiative – MHD

Pickles announces new partnership – MHD

Pickles has announced its Corporate Charity Partnership with Healthy Heads Trucks & Sheds Foundation (HHTS), an industry umbrella body created to improve mental health and wellbeing across the road transport, warehousing, and logistics sector in Australia. HHTS was launched in August 2020 with the key goal of lessening and preventing mental health issues. The foundation’s… Continue reading Pickles announces new partnership – MHD

FedEx wins two awards – MHD

FedEx says its subsidiary FedEx Express has won the Best Clinical Trial Logistics Provider and Best Last Mile Implementation awards at the annual IMAPAC Asia Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards 2022. The event was held along with the sixth Annual Biologistics World Asia 2022. Both awards recognise the exceptional healthcare expertise, services and technologies at FedEx… Continue reading FedEx wins two awards – MHD

Fully integrated order management – MHD

Enspire Commerce has the requisite solutions omnichannel organisations need to unify commerce across their enterprise. enVista CEO Jim Barnes discusses the company’s development from supply chain integrator to technological innovator, and the benefits that accrue from enVista’s Unified Commerce Platform and its well-integrated OMS microservice.   enVista has come a long way since it was… Continue reading Fully integrated order management – MHD