Supply Chain

Export restrictions imposed by governments are exacerbating price rises and global food insecurity, according to a new report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences. The global surge in world grain prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the poor growing conditions in...

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry (DAFF) have updated their guidelines & instructions covering mandatory pre-shipment fumigation requirements to protect against BMSB over the 2022/2023 high risk season. These measures will come into effect on 1st September 2022 (date of shipment from origin port)...

Featured in this month's issue of Bulk Distributor Magazine is an overview of Transolve Global, with a particular look at our ever-expanding bulk liquids division, as well as an exploration of the current state of the freight forwarding industry. To view the article simply click here...

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its Shipping Policy Principles for Pandemic Recovery  to help guide formal discussions between the World Trade Organisation and the maritime industry. These discussions focus on recent events impacting the global economy, such as the ongoing conflict in...

In the current issue of Supply Chain Channel our founder and CEO Rachael Budd outlines the narrative of consumer demand throughout the pandemic years, and discusses what's in store for global shipping. Click here to read this insightful article. If you have any further queries, please contact our...

Current wild weather conditions across Eastern NSW are affecting the flow of cargo with delays to both containerised and bulk shipping being experienced across all Port Botany, Port Kembla & Newcastle terminals. The impetuous weather has also proven detrimental to road and rail operations, as numerous...

The NZ Government has committed NZ$30 million to boost the country's coastal shipping capacity in order to improve domestic shipping services, reduce emissions, improve efficiency and upgrade maritime infrastructure. This initiative will make coastal shipping a more viable alternative, strengthen and diversify their domestic supply chain...

The recent years have seen an increase in the demand for common-user berth laydown areas, a trend that has increased since the onset of COVID-19, and resulted in increased congestion, delays to vessel berthing and increased supply chain costs. Fremantle Ports has been working with...

Commencing on 4 July 2022 and for a 12-month period, goods that are the produce or manufacture of Ukraine will have a ‘Free’ rate of duty. The temporary rates for Ukraine will be entered into the Integrated Cargo System (ICS) as soon as practical following the...

Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) Infrastructure Charge. As of 1 July 2022, VICT has advised that the infrastructure charge will be increasing per full container. The revised charge has been a direct result of increasing costs to the industry and is a direct pass through...

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