Category: Domestic

August 1, 2011 Edward

We have been advised of a new initiative that improves transit times from Brisbane to Cairns, and further increases freight availability into the Mackay and Cairns regions. Commencing 1 August 2011, QR National will be offering Seafreighter services six times a week from Brisbane to Cairns. The transit time to Cairns will now be two…

June 22, 2011 Edward

We have been advised of the following announcement: As you are aware, earlier this year the Parcel Direct Group (PDG) Board announced that it was undertaking a review of its investments with a potential outcome of divesting all or parts of the group. I am now in a position to update you on the progress…

April 29, 2011 Edward

We have received confirmation that the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has been granted permission for a 24-hour strike this weekend at Patrick’s four container terminals.

March 24, 2011 Edward

Qantas Airways has finally closed the book on its involvement in a 6 year cartel to fix air cargo prices after it agreed to pay a fine of NZ$6.5 million ($4.8 million) to New Zealand’s commerce commission.

February 4, 2011 Edward

Qantas will increase international fuel surcharges in response to rising oil and jet fuel prices, while Jetstar will adjust its ticket prices instead of a fuel levy. The changes will apply to tickets issued on or after 19 February. Qantas chief executive officer Alan Joyce said oil and fuel prices had increased sharply in recent…

January 31, 2011 Edward

Australian Industry has demonstrated outstanding support for those individuals and businesses affected by the floods that had devastated large tracts of Queensland. All roads are now open and operations are running, however, we find ourselves in a situation as unexpected as the flooding. The sheer volume of products being moved North is creating huge cost…