none

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP FOCUSES ON INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN

15-12-2016
by 
in 
Delegates from apicsAU and the ACIT at a recent joint visit to Melbourne Ports

The Australian Chamber of International Trade (ACIT) is joining apicsAU to share its inbound and outbound trade expertise and connections with the Australasian supply chain community.

The ACIT is a not-for-profit organisation that provides training and support to Australian importers and exporters. It maintains close connections with Australian and overseas government agencies, industry associations, foreign embassies, consulates and trade promotion agencies. It will form the International Trade Special Interest Group within apicsAU.

According to apicsAU CEO Dr Pieter Nagel, the alliance further strengthens apicsAU’s move towards building a comprehensive supply chain community representing all sectors of the supply chain industry.

“We are strengthening our community by expanding in Special Interest Groups so that we can better serve the broader supply chain industry,” he said.

The announcement follows several other such amalgamations for apicsAU. The Alliance for Supply Chain Innovation formed the apicsAU Leadership & Innovation Special Interest Group; the Logistics Association of Australia formed the apicsAU Transport & Logistics Special Interest Group; the Lean Network Australia formed the apicsAU Continuous Improvement Special Interest Group; and collaboration with universities formed the Future Leaders Special Interest Group.

According to ACIT Chairman Lawrence Christoffelsz: “Both the Australian Chamber of International Trade and apicsAU have been diligently serving their respective industries for 50-plus years, delivering comprehensive professional development offerings to the Australian supply chain community. We are excited to join such a professional and important player in the industry and our combined support programmes provide an ideal fit for companies wanting to grow their business further on a global stage.”

apicsAU
www.apicsau.org.au

Related news & editorials

  1. 18.04.2019
    18.04.2019
    by      In
    Australian energy generator and supplier AGL has secured the right to develop, own and operate a 250MW pumped hydro energy storage project at Hillgrove Resources’s Kanmantoo copper mine in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills, about 50km south-west of Adelaide. The mine has been in operation since 2010... Read More
  2. 18.04.2019
    18.04.2019
    by      In
    The installation of a new, state‐of‐the‐art mobile harbour crane in Simec Mining’s port in Whyalla, South Australia has further increased the port’s third‐party cargo capabilities. The impressive crane will replace the long‐serving stockbridge and significantly improve the port’s reliability and... Read More
  3. 18.04.2019
    18.04.2019
    by      In
    Resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Australia’s NSW team has moved to a larger facility in order to meet the growing demand for its products.
    Flowcrete, which started operating from the new premises in February, chose the site as it enabled the growing business to increase its stock levels and... Read More
  4. 18.04.2019
    18.04.2019
    by      In
    The Premier’s Sustainability Awards, Victoria’s leading sustainability awards program, are now open for entries, featuring a new category celebrating the outstanding contribution made by volunteers.
    Joining the program’s existing ten categories, the Environmental Volunteering category recognises... Read More