Logistics

Viterra consolidation shuts 17 sites in country network

Viterra has permanently closed 17 of its smaller up-country sites as part of a rationalisation that signals changes in South Australia’s bulk-handling system…Read More

Liz Wells, June 6, 2019

Deepwater port planned for SA’s Eyre Peninsula

Plans to build a new deepwater grain port in South Australia are taking shape now that FREE Eyre has bought the Port Spencer site from Centrex Metals. ..Read More

Liz Wells, June 5, 2019

Truck selloff sign of grain cartage pressures

The sale of 18 prime movers and 29 trailers by South Australian-based grain and fertiliser cartage specialists, Bee Jays Haulage, represents a strategic restructuring of the business in response to shifting demand in a tough season…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 3, 2019

Grain wears highest freight costs

Grain haulage costs top the list of freight constraints which continue to dampen Australia’s competitiveness on the international commodities market, according to a new report out today…Read More

Grain Central, May 29, 2019

View from the Isuzu: Supply chain, marketing warrant improvement

Global pulse trader Peter Wilson is calling on the Australian grain trade to better target its customers, and improve its supply chain as competition in the global market heats up…Read More

Peter Wilson, Wilson International Trade, May 21, 2019

T-Ports finalises design for new Wallaroo terminal

T-Ports has unveiled plans for its second bulk grain terminal in South Australia which would offer an option to growers and traders at Wallaroo…Read More

Liz Wells, April 29, 2019

Grain industry’s first logistics conference scrutinises supply chain

Representatives from all sections of the supply chain came together in Melbourne last week to attend the inaugural Australian Grains Industry Logistics Conference…Read More

Liz Wells, April 16, 2019

ACCC prompts rejig of contract terms for stevedoring trio

Road and rail operators stand to benefit from changes to contract terms with DP World Australia, Hutchison Ports Australia and Victoria International Container Terminal following the voicing of concerns by Australia’s consumer watchdog about their fairness…Read More

Grain Central, April 3, 2019

Inland rail can reduce cost burden on supply chain: CSIRO study

The Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Project could lighten cost burdens from the supply chain, according to a CSIRO study which tested modelling around the central west New South Wales towns of Narromine and Parkes…Read More

Grain Central, March 25, 2019


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