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 September

The end of the third quarter saw growth in Australia’s manufacturing sector at a survey-record low.

Services PMI September

September saw Australian services business activity return to expansion, supported by a strengthening sales trend.

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 August

Latest PMI survey indicated a further moderation in growth of Australia’s manufacturing sector in August. Output growth was only marginal, reflective of a weakening sales trend.

Services PMI August

For the first time in five months, business activity in the Australian service sector fell during August amid a weakening trend in new sales.

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