Transport and Logistics

Asciano upbeat on FY15 growth

Freight logistics company upbeat about FY15 growth, still in talks on terminals business.

Corporate Australia's family connection

Family businesses can morph into something unexpected regardless of whether they stay in private hands, become a showstopper on the stock exchange or the subject of takeover after takeover.

Toll eyes savings, lifts full-year profit

Shares jump as group confident cost savings will offset weak business environment.

High-speed rail may receive Japanese backing

Talks underway with rail giants over financial models to make high-speed rail viable in Australia.

Aurizon FY profit slides 43%

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Nation's largest freight operator posts net profit of $253m on previously announced impairments.

Australia Post books first six-month loss

First-half losses in letters business total $300 million, outstripping profits elsewhere.

AusPost's crisis inflection point

With its first six-month loss, Australia Post's anticipated crisis has arrived. Now Ahmed Fahour needs tools to manage a letter business implosion while maintaining success in parcels and retail networks.

BP tankers return to the road

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Around 50 trucks inspected, none grounded permanently.

McAleese on track for FY guidance

Shares spike as logistics company says it will hit upper end of guidance range.

Sydney Airport CFO to exit

Stephen Mentzines to depart, airport says it has commenced search for new CFO.

Sims eyes 'congestion pricing'

ACCC boss suggests prices paid by users do not reflect cost of using roads: report.

Transurban calls for co-ordinated project rollout

Toll road operator eyes increased FY15 distribution on 44.5% lift in FY profit.

Brambles chairman retires

Logistics group appoints Stephen Johns as chairman-elect.

Aurizon meets FY coal guidance

Rail freight company meets output guidance despite slight decline in Q4 performance.

Macquarie Atlas lifts Q2 revenue

Toll road operator increases revenue as traffic and toll prices rise.

Asciano confirms Patrick sale talks

Asciano is fielding offers for a non-controlling stake in Patrick Terminals.

Asciano mulls Patrick stake sale

China Merchants Group signs MoU with Asciano over purchase of stake in ports business.

The union inquiry is splitting the Coalition in two

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Big companies are just as much to blame as unions for lowering productivity but some conservatives' black-and-white view of IR could get in the way of justice.

Appeasing unions is taking its Toll

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Toll’s deal with the Transport Workers Union underscores that cartel-style agreements are not confined to construction and are damaging Australia’s productivity.

Royal Mail float undervalued by one third

UK National Audit Office report finds taxpayers missed out on £1 billion.

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