Author Archives: Margaret Bux

DP World hit by major cybersecurity breach

DP World, a major Australian container terminal operator has closed landside access to its terminals in the ports of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle.  Since 5 pm on Friday 10th November, containers and cargo have not been able to be loaded onto or unloaded from road or rail transportation. The unprecedented move is a precautionary […]

Port of Melbourne impacted by latest phase of West Gate Tunnel works

Container transport operators are currently experiencing major delays and grid-locks around the Port of Melbourne as the West Gate Tunnel enters a new phase of construction. In a media release dated 9/10/23, Container Transport Alliance Australian (CTAA) reported that “significant lane restrictions have been imposed (westbound and eastbound) on Footscray Road in the Swanson Precinct […]


Clarke Global Logistics has been informed of impending industrial action at DP World Australian terminals by the Maritime Union of Australia division of the CFMMEU (Construction Forestry Maritime Mining And Energy Union), commencing on the following dates: Brisbane: 07/10/2023 to 13/10/2023 Sydney: 07/10/2023 to 13/10/2023 Melbourne: 08/10/2023 to 21/10/2023 Fremantle: 06/10/2023 to 08/10/2023 We expect […]


A major system failure at Qantas Freight has severely affected the cargo operations of around 25% of Australia’s inbound airfreight, with a reported estimated cost to industry of hundreds of thousands of dollars so far.   This occurred after Qantas attempted to switch to a new cloud-based management system which didn’t go as planned, causing an […]

Stink Bug Season 2023 – 2024 New measures

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) is a pest that can wipe out entire crops of fruits and vegetables and has the potential to severely impact our agricultural industries.  These pests can enter vehicles, homes and factories in large numbers during autumn months, looking for places to shelter over winter.  Their secretions can be a […]

DP World introduces container Weight Mis-Declaration Fee from 1 October 2023

You may recall that an innovative weighing device called a Pondus Stand was first implemented by Patricks shipping terminals in Australia in January 2022 to more accurately weigh shipping containers and meet safety requirements throughout the supply chain network. DP World has now introduced this technology at their Melbourne Terminal, with import containers to commence […]

The Logistics of Moving your Adventure Gear

Clarke Global logistics is proud to announce that we will attend as exhibitor at the next Australian Adventure Expo in 2024. The event showcases the latest exciting products from amazing adventure brands in outdoor, camping, 4×4 vehicles, fishing and hunting gear. Clarke Global will present information on how it can assist businesses with customised solutions […]

Meet the CGL Warehousing team!

Did you know that Clarke Global Logistics has been providing both local and global warehousing and logistics solutions for a vast array of clients and industries? Introducing our Melbourne team of highly skilled warehousing professionals, consisting of Adam Krasauskas – our Warehouse Supervisor, Colin Beshara – Storeman and Courier Driver who will soon be enjoying […]