Lindsay Australia Limited, which listed on the ASX in December 2002, is an integrated transport, logistics and rural supply company. Lindsay Australia is an expanding force in Australia’s transport and logistics sector. The company’s growth strategy is centered around providing a range of “end to end” services to the food processing, food services, fresh produce, rural and horticultural sectors.
The company’s extensive east coast network of 28 depots and refrigerated warehouses, was created following the merger of one of Australia’s largest private transport companies, Lindsay Brothers Transport, and P&H Rural Supplies on 16 December 2002. With 28 depots across the eastern sea board of Australia accessing core business applications via Microsoft Terminal Services, Lindsay Australia faced an increasing need to provide reliable and fast printing to its operations staff..
The Challenge: Arab Bank Australia Limited (ABAL) had relied on a Microsoft® Excel-based system for budgeting and reporting. The system was prone to errors, required high level expertise to use, and was unreliable and inefficient in meeting the bank’s dynamic needs in an increasingly unpredictable and unstable global environment. To support the bank’s growth, ABAL realised it needed a solution that enabled it to produce accurate information to make timely and high quality decisions at both the customer and business level…
The Solution: ABAL identified TechnologyOne as a preferred vendor for the Enterprise Intelligence Platform, and in 2010 implemented its Enterprise Budgeting and Business Intelligence solutions. Within the bank, this is referred to as the Budgeting and Reporting System (BARS). The new software integrated easily with ABAL’s existing systems, allowing data to be extracted straight from its current data warehouse into TechnologyOne’s simplified, central information portal.
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With PrimeAg Australia Limited’s (PrimeAg) decision to privatise, there has been a wide range of respected opinion that agricultural investments are unsuitable for the rigours of public markets. Are public markets that fickle and myopic that makes it unable to see the commercial value of Australian agribusinesses? With PrimeAg currently trading at a 15% to 25% discount to its net asset backing per share there is a strong argument that the company is more valuable in private hands.
This paper reviews PrimeAg’s short trading history, its commercial performance and whether the markets have been incorrectly pricing PrimeAg’s intrinsic value. Our view is that PrimeAg has performed relatively poorly and as a consequence has been punished by public markets. Our research indicates the poor investment performance exhibited by PrimeAg can be attributed to the following factors:…
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Almondco Australia started as a growers’ cooperative in the 1930s. It has grown into a multi-award winning, regional agribusiness supplied by over 80 per cent of Australia’s almond growers. Their high-tech, supply chain-focussed business markets natural and value-added almond products to more than 35 countries. Almondco’s products reach customers around the world in thousands of versatile forms. Their flavoured almonds are found in snack foods; brown almonds are found in produce and health categories; and slivered almonds are found in the cooking aisle, confectionery, breakfast cereals and even make up. Discover more..
Aircruising Australia is engaged in the operation of tour programmes and air cruises within and from Australia and the operation of a caravan park. The company offers personalized tours aboard private aircraft, cruises aboard luxury ships and journeys aboard private trains. In addition, the company provides single traveler tours and walking journeys. The company operates in Australia, the US and New Zealand. It is headquartered in Alexandria, Australia. Click here to read more…