Supply chain updates as eastern drought reigns: AGIC

Eastern Australia’s drought has coincided with significant change and investment in the domestic supply chain which was a focus for discussion at AGIC. It is also the cause of an increased forecast loss for GrainCorp…Read More

Liz Wells, August 5, 2019

CBH sticks by Paddock Planner despite grower concerns

CBH Group is sticking by its Paddock Planner app, but is reinstating its predecessor LoadNet as an option following the voicing of concerns from some growers. ..Read More

Liz Wells, July 29, 2019

South Australia’s T-Ports on track for October opening

T-Ports is on track to open in October and start exporting early next year, and is discussion with grain traders about posting prices for its Eyre Peninsula sites in SA. ..Read More

Grain Central, July 26, 2019

Viterra lists Millicent site as part of SA rationalisation

South Australian bulk handler Viterra has put its 140,000-tonne capacity Millicent site on the market to offer another operator a foothold in the state’s south-east…Read More

Grain Central, July 19, 2019

Competition heats up in SA grain market

Growers and traders in South Australia are looking at increased marketing and logistics options as T-Ports facilities near completion, and New South Wales continues to look to its western neighbour for grain…Read More

Liz Wells, July 8, 2019

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

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