Logistics

Australian grain supply chain looks to new efficiencies

Australia’s grain supply chain is moving towards new efficiencies in handling, testing and asset management, set to bring benefits to growers and consumers…Read More

Liz Wells, April 28, 2021

CBH awards contracts to expand storage facilities

Three Western Australian businesses have been awarded contracts for the CBH Group’s storage expansion projects this year at the Brookton, Dale and Hyden receival sites…Read More

Grain Central, March 29, 2021

Hot sea-freight market boosts Australian export opportunities

Australian grain exporters find themselves well placed because of the relatively short distance to key Asian markets as Chinese demand for product from the Americas drives strength in the bulk ocean freight market…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, March 23, 2021

Few concerns raised over port access in 2019-20: ACCC

The ACCC has reported few port-access issues in relation to grain exports in 2019-20, but the current shipping year could be a different story as exporters shift massive amounts of grain…Read More

Grain Central, March 22, 2021

What will the Inland Rail mean for the grain industry?

The 1700-kilometre Inland Rail project under construction between Melbourne and Brisbane will open up new logistics opportunities for the grain industry…Read More

Neil Lyon, March 5, 2021

Call for better facilities for truck drivers at GrainCorp depots

The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) has called for GrainCorp to extend access to amenities including shower facilities for heavy vehicle drivers at GrainCorp sites…Read More

Grain Central, February 22, 2021

Boolah/PURE ups stumps in Brisbane after 1Mt drought task

PURE Grain has wound up its operations in Brisbane which handled more than 1Mt of transshipped grain during the drought for a range of customers…Read More

Grain Central, February 19, 2021

Global container crisis disrupts food supply chain

China’s demand for empty containers is impacting the flow of agricultural commodities around the globe as shipping routes and services are reshaped post COVID…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, February 9, 2021

Inland Rail nears Qld border, floodplain route still of concern

Work has begun on northernmost Inland Rail project section before crossing into Queensland, where its Condamine River floodplain route remains contentious. The Border-Gowrie section draft EIS has been released for 12 weeks public comment…Read More

Grain Central, February 1, 2021

Bulk powers, boxes lag as exports peak

Two mobile shiploaders are starting work this month to further bolster Australia’s bulk grain export capacity, while domestic and offshore logistics issues continue to thwart the container market…Read More

Liz Wells, January 25, 2021

Near-record harvest puts pressure on regional roads, rail: VFF

Victorian Farmers Federation says investment in rail freight is essential to get trucks off roads and reduce Victoria’s future costs of road maintenance and upgrades. ..Read More

Grain Central, January 25, 2021

Cargill’s shiploader arrives to boost SA capacity + VIDEO

Cargill’s new shiploader, the lynchpin of Cargill’s port facility now operating at Berth 20 at Port Adelaide’s Inner Harbor, handled its first cargo of grain for export last week…Read More

Grain Central, January 21, 2021

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