Supply Chain Opportunites in the ASEAN Region

For Australian companies wishing to grow and develop in the Supply Chain sector, now, more than ever, is the time to prepare to expand business links with Asean countries. In developing Asia, particularly in the Asean region, studies show that domestic consumption is dramatically rising. Today in countries including; Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and South Korea […]

Australia’s Aging Long Haul Drivers

Australia’s transport industry, particularly in relation to long haul drivers is facing a labor shortage crisis, with a rapidly aging workforce and low rates of younger persons entering into the industry. The forecasting below shows nearly half the current workforce will be over 65 by 2026 (source: see footnotes) At A Glance The average age […]

Opportunites in the ASEAN Region

The ASEAN region represents a competitive market of over half a billion people, in: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The number of middle-class consumers in the Asian region, of which the Asean market forms part of, is estimated to grow from about half a billion in 2013 to […]

RWTA establishes a Chain of Responsibility Code of Practice

The Refrigerated Warehouse & Transport Association (RWTA) recently developed and had accredited their Code of Practice for Chain of Responsibility. They are now able to apply the code within in the industry sector regardless of size of the business, this means all businesses have a common system and all contractors large or small have a […]

Why Logistics is driving Trade liberalisation

Logistics is driving international trade liberalisation, but not quite for the reasons you think. Eg the iphone – Invented in Calfornia. Assembled in China. Components made in Germany, Japan, Korea and elsewhere. In other words, today’s manufacturing production is fragmented by phases of production, with each country specializing in a phase according to its comparative […]

Latus is more than you realise

Your business is exposed logistics risks every day; do you know these risks are? Latus are the recognised Logistics Risk specialists in ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand – providing advise to Governments, Organisations and Businesses of all levels Since our inception in 2003, Latus has grown to become the international thought leaders in Logistics Risk […]