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LOGISTICS1ContentsEXECUTIVE SUMMARY.............................................................................................................2INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................2PROBLEMS WITH THE LOGISTICS NETWORK......................................................................3LACK OF IDENTIFICATION OF INEFFICIENCIES IN THE NETWORK OFLOGISTICS.................................................................................................................................3BARRIERS TO THE PRODUCTIVE USE OF FREIGHT AND LOGISTICSNETWORKS...............................................................................................................................3LACK OF SUPPORT OF REGIONAL NETWORK DEVELOPMENT............................4LACK OF SAFETY IN THE TRANSPORT OF FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS................4LACK OF SUSTAINABLE LABOR PRACTICES............................................................5SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS..............................................................................................5INVOLVEMENT OF NSW GOVERNMENT IN THE RESOLUTION.......................................8SUSTAINABILITY OF QUBE HOLDING...................................................................................9RECOMMENDATIONS...............................................................................................................10REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11
LOGISTICS2EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe logistics are defined as the movement and accommodation of the freight. The movement offreight is accepted on a collective network of transport as the movement of people and freightbattle for the space in NSW. And the government also provided the physical network in order toaccess it. As there is a connection between logistics and the government. The scale is dreadful ofthe task of transport management. 68 billion ton kilometers of the freight is transported annuallyin NSW. And the products value is more than $200 billion. Further, the problems in the logisticsnetwork of the Qube holding will be discussed, as it is the Australia’s largest provider oflogistics and services of cargo. And the solutions will be given in order to solve the problems.And the role of NSW government will also be given in solving the problems of Qube holdingwith the logistics network. It has been observed that in 2011 the contribution of freight andlogistics is around $59 billion of gross state product of NSW.INTRODUCTIONQube holding is the Australia’s largest provider of logistics and wharf cartage services. Thenetwork is driven by cutting-edge technology. The company delivers the best in the internationallogistics solutions in Autralia. The global assets of P &O Steam Navigation Company were takenfrom DP world in 2006. In 2007, Kaplan funds management acquired the various operations likeautomotive and general stevedoring, logistics, marine transport, etc. from DP world and came upwith two new businessesP&O Automotive and General Stevedoring and P&O Trans Australiaand DP world became a shareholder in both the businesses. In 2009, the name of the company
LOGISTICS3was changed to POAGS. The shipping companies and investors consisted the $AUD 200 millionASX listed the managed scheme of investment named as KFM diversified infrastructure andlogistics fund. And in 2011 the name was changed to Qube logistics and finally in March 2012,POAGS changed to Qube ports and the Qube logistic started representing the broad Qube groupof the companies. Qube holding is the division of logistics which has located facilities in thecapital city ports and provides transport of road and rail container, services of quarantine,intermodal terminals and warehouses for the movement of freight (qube.com.au 2016). Qubeholding faces some problem in the logistics network in NSW which are discussed further in thereport.PROBLEMS WITH THE LOGISTICS NETWORKThere are some problems with the network of logistics Qube Holdings in NSW which are asfollows (Gilmour 2013):LACK OF IDENTIFICATION OF INEFFICIENCIES IN THE NETWORK OFLOGISTICSIn the network of logistics of Qube holding, there is a problem of identification of inefficiency.As it creates a problem in the movement of freight and it affects the economy of a country andthe gross state product. Reports are not maintained in an appropriate manner and because of thisit becomes difficult to analyze that where the actual problem lies which causes inefficiency. Thisbadly impacts the existing logistics network. It reduces the flow of cross-border freight to a greatextent. The indicators of performance are not identified easily (Abareshi et al; 2013). Therefore,it is one of the main problems of the network logistics of Qube holding.BARRIERS TO THE PRODUCTIVE USE OF FREIGHT AND LOGISTICSNETWORKS
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