Logistics in Australia

Overview by Globlatrade.net:
Main Useful Means of Transport
Australia's situation as a continent/island explains the importance of maritime transport in its international trade; air transport is used principally for perishable or fragile goods. On average each year 350 million tonnes of goods transit through Australian ports.
The road network links the capitals and a number of regional centers. Road transport represents more than 70% of goods traffic.
The Australian rail network is already bringing in its first profits in terms of competitiveness compared to other means of domestic transport.

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By Sea

Port of Melbourne
Sydney ports
Brisbane Ports
Newcastle Port
Transport Professionals
Shipping Australia
Government Transport Organizations
Ministry of Transport

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By Rail

Transport Professionals
Rail Australia
Pacific National
Government Transport Organizations
Ministry of infrastructure

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Experts Views (3)
  • The Ports Report

    Ian Murray busts the myth that ports are just congested infrastructure points falling by the wayside.

    Australian Institute of Export on 19 Apr 2010 related to Logistics in Australia

  • Think Global, Link Local

    No matter how far the international supply chain stretches, for our exporters it will only be as strong as its weakest local links. Ian Murray has a few suggestions for fixing these threats to export opportunities

    Australian Institute of Export on 19 Apr 2010 related to Logistics in Australia

  • Chain Reaction

    Trade agencies place little attention on transport, logistics or the supply chain when it comes to export efficiency. While there is a focus on what happens at the customer end, with assistance provided in the sourcing and appointment of distributors, the front or local end is largely left to exporters to sort out for...

    Australian Institute of Export on 16 Apr 2010 related to Logistics in Australia

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