Supply Chain Automation and Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?

Supply Chain Automation is well established, but the increased use of Artificial Intelligence in logistics is rapidly reshaping how companies think and plan. Supply chains, although automated to a degree, still face challenges caused by the amount of slow, manual tasks required and the daily management of a complex web of interdependent parts. AI is…

How we’re helping shape Australia into a Logistics Leader

The Australian Logistics Council partners with the College for Adult Learning We’ve recently partnered with the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) for their recent Future Freight Network Yearbook 2017 publication in an effort to help create future logistics leaders. Flip to pages 82-83 to see how the College for Adult Learning is contributing to get the…

Is the Diploma of Logistics Right for You?

  The Diploma of Logistics qualification (TLI50415) prepares current and aspiring logistics professionals for a fulfilling and progressive career in a growing industry. The College for Adult Learning prides itself on being able to offer a course which is as diverse as the people who study it. This qualification is packaged to continue to meet…

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5 Currently Growing Jobs in Logistics

There are approximately 10,000 jobs advertised in the manufacturing, transport and logistics sector in Australia right now. With 38.4% job growth in the last 5 years, very strong growth for the next 5 years and above average future job openings, the future looks bright for those that are in this field as there are currently…

Supply Chain Trends we Should all be Following in...

Supply chain and logistics are set to experience another fast-paced year of change in 2017. Best expressed by Prof. Dr Raimund Klinker at the 2016 International Logistics Congress in Berlin, “the digital transformation is no longer just a buzzword.” In other words, supply chain management is becoming increasingly technologically orientated. It has never been more…

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How Online is Changing Logistics in Australia

Amazon is the second largest retailer of consumer electronics globally. Not only that but it is on the verge of becoming the largest apparel retailer in the US. It already holds a whopping 50% of the online retail market share and, plans to undercut local prices wherever it operates in the world by at least…

5 Reasons To Pursue A Career In Logistics

Pursuing a career in logistics and supply chain may be the most rewarding decision you ever make. The industry is estimated to employ more than 1.3 million people, providing the efficient and effective transportation and storage of goods to customers across the entire globe. Without logistics, many other fields would not be able to operate.…

5 Key Phases of Sustainable Logistics Management

Over the last few years, there has been constant pressure from investors, shareholders, customers and non-profits to push sustainable logistics management and supply chains. And while there are a number of benefits to improving sustainable logistics management, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start. By managing and improving environmental, social and economic performance…

5 Distribution Technology Trends of 2017

If you talk to someone in the distribution industry today, you will hear about the increasing impact technology has within the industrial space. Logistics professionals sit at the heart of modern business. They are responsible for the management of the flow of goods and services from origin to consumption and, to meet customer requirements. Without…

Tech Trends Shaping the Future of Logistics Technology

Technological advances in logistics can change the way the world does business. Smartphone apps and GPS technologies have already removed the traditional barriers between factories and roads, transforming the future of logistics. Sophisticated software has made it easier for companies to deliver shipments, manage schedules, plan routes and avoid delays in real time. The results…