Australian Logistics Council
9:10 AM Delivering a National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy to Improve Delivery Times and Reduce Costs
The Delivery of a National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy seeks to strengthen the road networks to improve transport conditions to improve freight transportation. The amount of Freight on Australia’s roads is expected to increase by 80% in 2030 therefore increasing efficiencies in Australia’s transport network is vital with huge economic benefits as every 1% increase in supply chain efficiency GDP is boosted by $2 billion. The following session focuses on the strategy and key outcomes sought by the Freight and Logistics industry:
- How the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy will drive reform to achieve strategic objectives
- Improving data and technology to improve supply chain viability
- Preservation of freight transport corridors to protect from urban encroachment
- Considerations for freight to be given a higher priority in planning policy.