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February 19, 2018

Opinion Piece: How the Blockchain System is Defeating Fake Drug Traffickers

The distribution of fake drugs, along with other illicit goods, is a major issue for port community logistics. In February 2017, the ABC published an article on fake drugs entering Australia’s healthcare systems. These fakes are made from ingredients that appear similar to the real thing but that are often toxic, and are packaged in almost identical…

February 19, 2018

Opinion Piece: Machine Learning, AI, The IoT and 1-Stop Connections

Forecasting is an integral part of supply chain logistics. The predictions start when a vessel leaves Port A for Port B. Will it arrive on a certain date? At what time? How long will it take to pass customs? When should the trucks be booked for pick up? Each question is affected by a decision…

February 19, 2018

Opinion Piece: Freight Logistics: Digitisation and Disruptors

In the face of rapid industry change, the current message for freight logistics service providers is “adapt or step aside”. A report from Transport Intelligence, Total Logistics 2018, warns of “a raft of innovative and disruptive business models” that are affecting logistics services. “Some innovations will have an impact on just part of the logistics process,…

January 14, 2018

R&D need your help

The time of the year has come, when we conduct our annual Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey is shorter this year, with more targeted questions. Why do we do it? We want to hear how each and every one of our customers view 1-Stop as a whole, our products and our service. The survey will…