Author Archives: Tas Logistics Committee

New Ministerial Directions for the Operation of the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Released

MD’s for the operation of the TFES (effective 01-01-2016) Ministerial Directions The Department has indicated it will be running information sessions in Tasmania on the following dates: Wednesday 18 Nov – Devonport Thursday 19 Nov – Launceston Friday 20 Nov … Continue reading

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Submission to the Inquiry into the proposed lease of the Port of Melbourne

Submission

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Major Industry Groups Welcome Freight Decision

Media Release Major Industry Groups Welcome Freight Decision

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Port fee increases come at a cost to Tasmanian Business.

The Tasmanian Logistic Committee (TLC) is concerned with the recent announcements concerning the rental increase at the Port of Melbourne.  Tasmanian exporters already face a huge disadvantage to export costs. Any increase widens the gap and chokes competitiveness for the … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Transport Law – Bills of Lading

Details and registration: https://www.cilta.com.au/event-webinar-transport-l

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Mediterranean Shipping Company announces fortnightly service into Bell Bay.

The addition of Bell Bay will coincide with the previously announced Trans -Tasman service changes to take effect from February 2015. Early indications are that although the route does include Bell Bay to Sydney and Brisbane, these will be for export … Continue reading

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Freight cost an economic straitjacket – unedited version

Unedited version from the opinion piece appearing in The Mercury on Dec 11, 2014. Tasmania’s freight task is diverse. It ranges from high value, perishable consumables to processed minerals such as aluminium and zinc. We export to destinations all around … Continue reading

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