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Supply chain

Supply chain Archives

Hermès under fire over NT crocodile farms

Crocodile farming is a lucrative trade in Australia’s NT but animal welfare organisations are calling for change.

A new accord to protect garment workers is in effect. Here’s what’s in it

The agreement replaces the landmark Bangladesh Accord implemented after a building collapse killed more than 1100 garmen...

Toll strike indicates further transport disruption ahead

It’s estimated that up to five major freight and logistics companies and around 15,000 drivers nationally could be impac...

Aussie brand Bassike calls out unfair treatment of garment workers

The Sydney-based fashion brand is urging the Australian government to step up its support of local manufacturing.

First Union to fight for living wages in New Zealand’s food supply chain

First Union has launched a new campaign demanding a living wage, as well as better job security and local sourcing in th...
Grocery shopping

Online grocer welcomes ‘duopoly’ finding, calls for Government support

According to the Commission’s report, New Zealand’s fringe supermarkets are unable to compete with Countdown and Foodstu...

VIDEO: How Outland Denim is fighting human trafficking

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, we chat with Outland Denim CEO James Bartle about what brands can do to sto...

NZ Post buys half of third-party logistics business in e-commerce play

And, as of 30 June 2022, NZ Post will shutter its own third-party logistics operations: Contract Logistics.

Kogan’s inventory bloat impacted second half, full-year to deliver growth

Gross sales and earnings grew despite an unforeseen decrease in expected demand.

Toys ‘R’ Us to open immersive experience centre in Australia next year

The experience centre will be co-located with a new office and state-of-the-art logistics hub to enable the retailer’s a...

Sneaker giants face supply-chain disruption after Vietnam factory closure

Pou Chen manufactures footwear for companies including Nike and Adidas.

RangeMe opens 200,000 suppliers to Australasian retailers

RangeMe allows businesses to search and filter for products they want to sell, creating a more specific and intentional ...

Australia’s Winning Group launches into New Zealand

Winning Group owns and operates the Winning Appliances, Appliances Online, Rogerseller and Home Clearance businesses, an...

How retailers are overcoming the tyranny of distance

As e-commerce ramps up and customer expectations continue to rise, it’s time for businesses to revisit their supply chai...

Amazon Australia will now service New Zealand customers as well

Kiwis have long needed to purchase goods from the US marketplace.