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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Logistics

Manufacturing PMI October

The health of Australia’s manufacturing sector improved solidly in September and at the greatest pace since June.

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Customer experience

Services PMI October

Business activity continued to expand in September, picking up only slightly from August's recent low.

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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. 

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Services PMI - Nov 2017

Efficiency through technology

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

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Manufacturing PMI September

Australia’s goods-producing economy continued to expand in August, but the pace of improvement was weak by historical standards.

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Services PMI September

Growth momentum in the Australian service sector continued to abate in August, with the rate of business activity expansion slowing for a third straight month. 

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