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Future Freight Networks : Yearbook 2016
35 FUTURE FREIGHT NETWORKS 2014 ALC MILESTONES 12 ANNUAL REPORT 2015 - 2016 Coordinate Annual Forum to highlight and debate significant national supply chain issues on the ALC policy agenda. The 2015 ALC Forum was the largest and most successful yet. A wide range of senior industry figures threw down a number of policy challenges to government to ensure their policies support industry efforts to improve supply chain efficiency. Key Forum highlights included: » Highlighting the risks of excessive rental increases at the Port of Melbourne » The launch of the Intermodal Visibility Project » Expanding ALC’s strategic focus to include the policy issue of ‘people’ » Cross-industry support for the inland rail project Organise ALC Supply Chain Safety & Compliance Summit to highlight key issues and obligations around Chain of Responsibility. Around 320 people attended the ALC Supply Chain Safety & Compliance Summit, from which ALC committed to 18 actions to improve safety and compliance outcomes in the logistics industry. Communicate with Chairs and CEO’s of the top 2000 Australian companies advising on CoR obligations and promoting the adoption and development of safety best practices in supply chain logistics through the National Logistics Safety Code. Through ALC’s new publication Strengthening the Supply Chain, ALC provided up to date and practical information on the important issues of supply chain safety and compliance to Australia’s Chairs and CEOs. The newsletter has raised awareness about organisations’ obligations under Chain of Responsibility legislation and how changes in the law affect their operations. Coordinate ALC Parliamentary Dinner with Ministers, Shadow Ministers, selected MP’s and Senators, with Senior Australian logistics representatives, to influence national debate on freight logistics issues. Host Senior Executive Boardroom lunches with transport & infrastructure political and policy leaders in all jurisdictions. ALC held a number of dinners, lunches and drinks with key parliamentarians and public servants to discuss critical issues facing the industry. These included: » The Logistics Industry Parliamentary Function at Parliament House Canberra, which focussed on the inland rail project. » Two ‘State of Logistics’ lunches in Victoria and NSW to discuss logistics issues affecting the states » Boardroom lunches with a number of state transport and infrastructure ministers and their senior officials to discuss logistics issues relevant to their jurisdiction ALC also held its first Diversity & Inclusion Summit to map a series of actions ALC will undertake to ensure the logistics industry has the best talent working across all parts of the supply chain Produce 2015 Australian Logistics Council Year Book – Future Freight Networks. Future Freight Networks was mailed to all federal and state/ territory members of Parliament, all local government Mayors, the CEO’s of Australia’s major listed and private companies, as well as senior government officials in all transport and infrastructure departments. Public advocacy, including achieving a high level of national media exposure to drive implementation of strategic policy issues, In 2015, ALC » Provided 19 submissions to government » Delivered 13 speeches to major forums around Australia » Published 42 media releases » Had more than 120 mentions in the media Delivered Achieve Support for the inland rail Discuss critical issues