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More than 300,000 Brisbane shoppers now have access to grocery deliveries within two hours following the introduction of Woolworths’ Delivery Now service from six local supermarkets. Customers living in the suburbs surrounding Woolworths stores in Ascot, Ashgrove, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Paddington and Spring Hill can order up to 30 handpicked

Australia Post

Australia Post’s parcel business continues to grow but a decline in letters has dragged down the company’s half yearly profit. For the six months to December 31, 2018, AusPost made a profit before tax of $154 million, down 36 per cent year-on-year. Register now for Which-50’s Business of Chatbots webinar Letter

AusPost Electric vehicle, ecommerce, logistics, delivery

Australia Post will add 1,000 three-wheeled electric vehicles (eDVs) to its fleet to help cope with the increasing volume of parcels being delivered across Australia. Australia Post began trialling the vehicles in 2017 and has since deployed them in all states. The new order will make AusPost the nation’s largest

Australia Post

Australia’s posties were busy right up until Christmas Eve this year, delivering more than 40 million parcels during December. The stats, released today, show Australians’ appetite for online shopping is growing, making December the biggest month in Australia Post’s history for parcel deliveries. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

Australia Post is taking full ownership of ecommerce delivery platform Aramex Global Solutions (AGS) to boost its international ecommerce capabilities.   AGS provides end-to-end cross-border logistics solutions to a portfolio of global ecommerce merchants. It was established as a joint venture between the AusPost and Dubai-based logistics company Aramex two

The arrival of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has brought back into focus the demands faced by retailers during the busiest time of the year, especially around click & collect. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The multi-channel nature of click & collect poses challenges to retailers who have

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Freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace Freelancer has acquired Channel 40, an enterprise marketplace connecting freight owners and transport operators. Leadership Webinar: Which-50’s 2019 Outlook and Business Transformation Drivers webinar is set for November 27. Register today! Simultaneously with the acquisition, the company announced the launch of Freightlancer.com, a global marketplace for

Limited shipping options for consumers could have a big impact on ecommerce retailers’ bottom line, according to the latest report from supply chain technology company Neopost Shipping. The ‘Great Expectations: Shipping, CX & Gen Z’ report reveals 97 per cent of Australian Gen Z consumers (19 per cent of the

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17 tonnes of almonds grown in regional Victoria have been transported to Hamburg, Germany as part of a blockchain trial between Commonwealth Bank and five Australian and international supply chain companies. The process used the distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and the internet of things (IoT) to track the shipment

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Chief Supply Chain Officers have an opportunity to take on a more strategic role inside their companies, but around two thirds of CSCOs view themselves as a support function. According to research from Accenture, 71 per cent of supply chain leaders believe that by the end of 2020 the supply