Logistics

Harvest delays continue as contractors make tough decisions

Harvest contractors are having to make some tough decisions after a bumper season was disrupted by widespread rain and flooding across NSW…Read More

Eric Barker, December 9, 2021

Grain sector works its way through COVID disruption

The grain industry has not escaped the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic with disruption across the board from shipping and grain exports to the importation of vital farm inputs…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 26, 2021

Botany rail choke exacerbates Sydney container crisis

Limited rail access to Patrick Australia’s Sydney container terminal is thwarting the ability of agricultural exports to get to market via Port Botany…Read More

Liz Wells, June 28, 2021

Newcastle’s NAT on track for record year

The bumper NSW harvest means Newcastle Agri Terminal is on track to break its annual shipment record of 890,000t set in 2016-17…Read More

Liz Wells, May 25, 2021

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

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