Supply chain digitisation: A shift from driving efficiency to building resilience

If there’s one thing that COVID-19 has taught us it is that digitisation is a lifeline that supports supply chains to weather blips as well as prolonged periods of crisis. In fact, more than 80% of business leaders in Southeast Asia plan to adopt more forms of digitisation in supply chains to build resiliency for […]

Leading Australian Supermarket

Client needs: Determine the optimal best in class network to support future volume growth, provide enhance store service and generate competitive advantage through a reduced cost to serve. The TMX difference Using the Sirius Modelling Tool TMX undertook detailed analysis of 70 candidate options across multiple channel segments and store service scenarios. The result was […]

Global Beverage Manufacturer and Distributor

The client’s needs: The client was facing a number of challenges from, a complex and inefficient supply chain, which was largely an outcome of multiple mergers over a short period of time. The client also needed to address increasing customer and well-known aging population challenges unique to Japan.  The TMX difference TMX designed a strategy […]

New Zealand Post Network Strategic Review

Project Type: Network Strategic Review Location: New Zealand NZ Post’s needs: Due to the growth of ecommerce, parcel and packet volumes are experiencing significant pressure and expected to continue to grow strongly into the future. NZ Post’s sortation capacity was already under considerable pressure, breaching available capacity during peak times. Sortation of mail & packets […]

Bapcor National Distribution Centre

Size: 50, 000 sqm Project Type: National Distribution Centre Location: Melbourne Bapcor’s needs: After completing a significant network strategy, TMX was engaged by Bapcor to design and procure a new 50,000 sqm distribution centre in Melbourne. The new distribution centre will allow Bapcor to consolidate several existing facilities spread across metropolitan Melbourne.  The TMX difference TMX populated a […]

Arnott’s Biscuits Automated National Distribution Centre

Size: 25,000 sqm Project Type: Automated National Distribution Centre Location: Huntingwood, NSW Arnott’s Biscuits’ needs The limited existing site capacity, double handling of stock in the existing warehousing system and inefficient double handling transport model was not sustainable for future operations and growth. ​ Existing owned site limited the capacity and design options for growth expansion.​ On-going manufacturing and distribution […]

Asahi Automated High-Bay Distribution Centre

Size: 18,778 sqm Project Type: Automated High-Bay Distribution Centre Location: Brisbane Asahi’s challenges Delivery of a 40,000 pallet Automated Storage & Retrieval System (ASRS)  which was built for 30,000 pallets day one but with expansion capability. Detailed geotechnical investigations on the two preferred sites to ensure the building design could be accommodated.  Through this process one of the two sites was […]

Coles Supermarkets, Automated High-Bay Distribution Centres

Size: 67,148 sqm Project Type: Automated High-Bay Distribution Centre Location: Brisbane and Sydney Coles’ needs: Development of detailed technical design documentation and architectural plans​. Property procurement via a competitive developer tender and selection process​. Negotiation of Agreement for Lease and Lease. Project management of the delivery of the facility (inclusive of integration of automation). The TMX difference Value […]

Logistics and warehouse innovation: a beginners’ guide to acronyms

The world of supply chain management, warehousing, automation and logistics is full of acronyms that can be bamboozling for novices. TMX is Asia Pacific’s leading provider of supply chain management, warehousing, automation and logistics solutions. Here we share a helpful guide to some common acronyms in the supply chain industry: AGV – Automated Guided Vehicles: […]

Megatrends in warehousing, supply chain and logistics

TMX is Asia Pacific’s leading warehouse consultancy. Here our team shares five megatrends that we have observed in the supply chain, logistics and warehousing sectors in recent times. The robots are here! Robotics and automation, including fixed robotics, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) are now commonplace in Australian warehouses. These solutions […]