Cerebos Australia and New Zealand is part of Cerebos Pacific Limited, and is wholly owned by Japanese global food and beverage group, Suntory Limited. In 1925, Cerebos Limited of England set up an Australian branch to directly market Cerebos salts and Bisto gravy powder in Australia.
New Zealand's biggest grocery distributor, Foodstuffs North Island, has a growing network of almost 350 PAK’nSAVE, New World, Four Square, Fresh Collective and Gilmours stores. This means transporting products efficiently is important to ensure it can meet the demands of its millions of customers.
For reefers, the secure and sustainable use of energy is a crucial factor. Without energy the engines cannot run and the fruit will rot, so shipping lines need to rigorously check the supply of power to the containers which circulate fruit around the world on ships.
DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader for contract logistics solutions, has announced a partnership with Qantas through its Future Planet program to make its supply chain carbon neutral, for and together with its customers and business partners.
On May 12, the first Silk Road train exclusively destined for Antwerp has arrived. The freight train, which had left the Chinese port of Tangshan on 26 April, was officially welcomed in the port of Antwerp. This direct railway link between China and Antwerp is part of the transnational Chinese ‘Belt and Road Initiative’, with which China seeks to revive the trade routes of the old Silk Road from Asia to Europe. ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ The train is part of the 'Belt & Road Initiative' (BRI), the ambitious development programme of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The initiative provides for…
The escalating trade spat between the US and China is threatening to upset perishables flows into the Middle Kingdom and shift trade routes as Chinese importers look for alternative sources of fruits and meat. Perishables figure prominently in the list of US origin goods on which China is set to impose 25% tariffs. Beijing’s response to the first salvo from the Trump administration targeted a number of goods, including pork, fruit and wine from the US.
The answer to that question has just changed to at least 80,000 years older than previously thought – based on obsidian-crafted tools found 100 miles from source. Excavations of the dry bed of the ancient Lake Olorgesailie, in southern Kenya, led by American paleoanthropologist Rick Potts, suggest that our ancestors created the first supply chain between 305,000 and 320,000 years ago, at least 80,000 years older than we previously thought.