I&L sector experiencing record-strong trade

According to Colliers, the Australian Industrial and Logistics (I&L) sector is experiencing its strongest trading conditions on record, particularly due to the e-commerce boom and record levels of infrastructure investment. It says over the past 12 months, the sector has broken almost every record, with demand significantly outpacing supply across both the occupier and investment… Continue reading I&L sector experiencing record-strong trade

Flooding impacts transport and logistics sector

Jason Mann, SCLAA Director in Queensland, reflects on the impact of the recent floods and their ramifications for transport and logistics in South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales.  As this article goes to print, we are hopeful the heart-breaking human impacts of the recent floods are slowly correcting themselves, and that our ability… Continue reading Flooding impacts transport and logistics sector

The future of the Industrial and Logistics Sector

Fab Dalfonso, National Director of Sydney South West Industrial, Catherine Allotta, Associate Director of Colliers Valuation and Advisory Services, and David Hall, National Director of Colliers Sydney West Industrial. Off the back of a strong year in 2021, Colliers Industrial property experts share their thoughts with MHD on the future of industrial property in 2022… Continue reading The future of the Industrial and Logistics Sector

Seasonality returning to troubled timber sector

There are early signs of wood availability returning to established seasonal patterns, according to the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) – although significant challenges in the market remain. The independent AFRY index reported the price of home-grown pallet timber decreased by a further 0.1% in February 2022. Historically, prices traditionally come down during Q1,… Continue reading Seasonality returning to troubled timber sector

DOJ and FMC intend to continue partnership focused on fair competition in ocean shipping sector

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · February 28, 2022 The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced late last week that they have reaffirmed what they called their continuing commitment “to jointly enforcing competition laws and strengthening their cooperation to promote competition in the ocean freight transportation system.… Continue reading DOJ and FMC intend to continue partnership focused on fair competition in ocean shipping sector

LM Podcast Series: POLB’s Hacegaba addresses port operations and the intermodal sector

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · February 11, 2022 Listen to this episode of the Logistics Management Podcast Series wherever you get your podcasts. Dr. Noel Hacegaba provided LM’s Jeff Berman with an overview of various supply chain topics, including: operations at the Port of Long Beach (POLB); the impact of the Omicron variant on the port and lessons learned… Continue reading LM Podcast Series: POLB’s Hacegaba addresses port operations and the intermodal sector

ISM report shows Services sector growth in January

Services economy activity solidly kicked off 2022, according to the January edition of the Services ISM Report on Business, which was issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The reading for the report’s key indicator—the Services PMI (formerly the Non-Manufacturing PMI)—at 59.9 (a reading of 50 or higher signals growth)—was off 2.4% compared… Continue reading ISM report shows Services sector growth in January