B dynamic Logistics has won the award for Industry Excellence at this year’s Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards. The firm also received an award of High Commendation for Supply Chain Management. The Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards are the industry’s oldest and most prestigious awards, celebrating 60 years of operation this year.
Aera Technology, the Decision Intelligence company, has partnered with Pulmuone Co. Ltd. — South Korea’s fresh food company — to enable Decision Intelligence across its supply chain. Using the Aera Decision Cloud™, a purpose-built platform that digitizes, augments, and automates business decisions, Pulmuone will speed and scale decision making to effectively support its worldwide growth and drive business and environmental outcomes.
Ofload, one of the fastest-growing start-ups in the Australian logistics industry, announced it has secured AU$60 million in Series B funding, including debt and equity components, to accelerate its push for sustainable supply chains. The round was led by Jungle Ventures, Singapore’s largest independent venture capital firm, and featured increased backing from existing investors King River Capital, Bay Grove, Maersk Growth and Foundamental.
Australian ecommerce enabler and third-party logistics provider, B dynamic Logistics, has appointed Simi Taumalolo as Chief Operating Officer. B dynamic Logistics is part of the B dynamic Group of companies which provides a broad range of services including ecommerce enablement, third-party logistics, warehousing and branded and sustainable packaging.
The surge in online shopping is prompting many businesses to outsource their picking, packing and shipping activities in order to save money, achieve operational efficiencies and improve the customer experience. Businesses need to take care when choosing the right partner as fit, flexibility and capability are the most crucial aspects of any logistics service.
Ofload announced the acquisition of Melbourne freight specialist CIA Logistics, marking the start of an ambitious growth strategy aimed at expanding its offering and national footprint. Ofload’s first acquisition has increased the start-up’s headcount to over 120 employees across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, with CIA Logistics’ Founder and Director Tony Couttie stepping into a General Manager position at Ofload. A phased, post-merger integration and growth strategy is underway, during which the CIA Logistics brand will be retained as its operations, sales and finance teams continue to report to Couttie.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world's largest express transportation companies, has expanded FedEx® International Connect Plus (FICP), an international, day-definite, e-commerce shipping service that combines competitive speed with attractive prices to four more markets across the Asia Pacific (APAC), Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. This includes Indonesia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
Evergreen Shipping Agency has reported unprecedented employee engagement since its move to remote work, enabled by Avaya tech. The roll-out of the Avaya Cloud Office by RingCentral communications and collaboration platform has led to record levels of customer service availability as the industry navigates supply chain disruption and port congestion.
SAP SE, has helped Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) unlock major operational, competitive, and reputational benefits by implementing SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) software, with over $1m in projected savings in the first six months.
Lineage Logistics, LLC (Lineage), a temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, announced its intention to acquire Grupo Fuentes, an operator of transport and cold storage facilities, in Murcia, Spain. Grupo Fuentes operates a fleet of over 500 vehicles and trailers, 6 logistics centers, a cold storage warehouse, and support services.