The Trade-chain experiment

Using blockchain and Internet of Things technology, we tracked a shipment of almonds from regional Victoria all the way to Germany, with end-to-end visibility over the supply chain. The whereabouts of the transported goods could be checked via a web app at any time, resulting in smarter planning and potential cost savings throughout the supply chain.

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Insights

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Manufacturing PMI March

Australia’s manufacturing sector ended the first quarter on a positive note, but growth was the softest seen since July 2016.

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Services PMI March

Business conditions across the Australian service sector deteriorated further at the end of the first quarter.

How technology can revolutionise shipping

Blockchain’s potential to strip out cost, time, error and fraud, while increasing transparency, is leading some shipping companies to run trials with clients. 

  Agri Insights: Grains March 2018

Efficiency through technology

Learn where and why Australian grain farmers are investing in their operations.

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Manufacturing PMI February

The middle of the first quarter saw further growth in Australia’s manufacturing sector, but at its slowest pace in seven months.

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Services PMI February

February showed a deterioration in Australian service sector activity for the first time since the survey began nearly three years ago.

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