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 November

Australian manufacturing conditions were broadly stagnant in November, as a survey-record fall in new orders and a decline in output weighed on the headline PMI.

Services PMI November

Australian services business activity declined in the middle of the fourth quarter, accompanied by subdued sales growth, which remained constrained by a further fall in export demand.

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 October

Australia’s manufacturing sector failed to expand for the first time in the survey history during October, according to the latest PMI data.

Services PMI October

October’s PMI data showed little change in Australian services business activity at the start of the fourth quarter.

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