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International Furniture Expo to boost Indonesia-Australia Exports | Whale Logistics Australia

The Indonesian Furniture and Craft Association (HIMKI) expects to boost furniture and wooden craft exports from US$2.5 billion in 2018 to $2.9 billion this year through its annual four-day[...]

Supply Chain News - Australia to sign free trade deal with Hong Kong

Australia signs a new agreement covering $18.8 billion in free trade with Hong Kong on Tuesday 2 April, as Labor prepares to officially back the Australia-Indonesia free trade deal if it wins[...]

What Trump's Tariffs Mean For Australian Businesses

Australian businesses may need to migrate their sourcing efforts from China to elsewhere, as Trump's tariffs show no signs of slowing down, according to IBISWorld Industry Insider.

Supply Chain News - Australia and Indonesia Signs A New Trade Agreement

Australia and Indonesia have signed, on the 4th of March, the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), starting a new chapter of cooperation and deeper economic[...]

Freight Forwarding News - Bugs Stink-Up Australia's Maritime And Landside Supply Chains

Infestations of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug found on ships en-route to Australia are causing havoc with local supply chains. Bugs are breeding, ships are re-routing, trucks are idling, supply[...]

Supply Chain News - Trump Tariffs Force Tough Choices at U.S. Auto Suppliers

Tariffs on the steel industry in the USA has hit the automotive industries hard, and the story below reveals how US automotive suppliers have been struggling with the introduction of the tariffs.

Rio Tinto to operate more autonomous trains for its supply chain

The Anglo-Australian mining firm, Rio Tinto, has revealed it has added more autonomous trains to its fleet.

Supply Chain Shifts from China-based to ASEAN-based | Whale Logistics Blog

The relocation of production bases from China to ASEAN is perhaps the most notable benefit of the ongoing US-China trade war for the region. Over the past several decades, companies have flocked[...]

Sea Freight News - Blank Sailings due to Lunar New Year - Jan/Feb 2019

Please be advised that there will be a blank sailing on the below services, due to Lunar New Year in weeks 6-8.

Supply Chain News - 'Major changes' expected on the U.S automotive supply chain with U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement

An agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada regarding proposed tariffs on Chinese products in the automotive industry looks set to force ‘major changes’ in a number of leading supply chains.