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The delivery professionals at ANC are regularly called upon for expert opinions on procurement, logistics, transport, delivery strategies, customer experience solutions, NPS effectiveness. Here are a few of the most recent opinion pieces.

28 August 2020

CEO Update - ANC's COVID Care Plan

Back in April during the initial peak of COVID-19, we planted the seed of an idea, to create an ANC Covid Care Fund and Plan. I am proud to announce our formalisation of a discretionary fund, dedicated to caring for our people throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.

14 August 2020

Safety Alert #11

• Two Test Positive to COVID-19
• Mask Up - ANC is providing masks
• Celebrating Team VIC
• Quick Links - COVIDSafe Deliveries VIC and NSW
• COVID Fit for Work Questions

4 August 2020

Drivers VIC - COVIDSafe Deliveries

ANC is adopting key protective measures and physical distancing (1.5m from others) wherever possible. We are committed to delivery excellence, while minimising human-to-human contact, to protect the safety and health of everyone throughout the delivery process. Please ensure you read and understand these instructions.

4 August 2020

Drivers NSW - COVIDSafe Deliveries

ANC is adopting key protective measures and physical distancing (1.5m from others) wherever possible. We are committed to delivery excellence, while minimising human-to-human contact, to protect the safety and health of everyone throughout the delivery process. Please ensure you read and understand these instructions.

13 July 2020

Safety Alert #10

• High Risk COVID-19 Community Transmission
• NSW Health Alert - Community Clusters
• Returning from Victoria - You Must Self-isolate
• Please Wear a Mask

29 July 2020

Victoria Delivery Restrictions

ANC is adopting strict delivery procedures throughout the State of Victoria to minimise community transmission and support the containment and recovery. Due to significant community transmission of coronavirus, the Victorian government is imposing tougher restrictions with lockdowns in ten ‘hot zones’. These ‘hot zones’ require ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions until at least 29 July.

22 June 2020

Safety Alert #9

As the recent COVID-19 clusters in Victoria are demonstrating, we cannot be complacent before, during or after work. Our behaviour at work and outside work can have a dramatic impact on the transmission of Coronavirus. It is up to everyone at ANC to protect the business and all our livelihoods by being COVIDSafe 24/7 and avoiding any COVID-19 clusters.

15 May 2020

Safety Alert #8

• One Team Together - and thank you
• Three Steps Forward to a COVIDSafe ANC
• Step 1 - to a COVIDSafe ANC, commencing Monday 18 May
• Complex Deliveries Guide during COVID-19 commencing Monday 18 May
• ANC Return to Worksite Criteria
• Good Hygiene
• Physical Distancing at Loading
• Critical Actions if Unwell or Tested for COVID-19

18 May 2020

Complex Deliveries Guide

Please follow these VERY IMPORTANT DIRECTIONS when completing:
• Installations
• Assembly
• Removal of Old Comparable Products, especially whitegoods

18 May 2020

Clients - Step 1 COVIDSafe ANC

ANC will continue physical distancing (1.5m from others) and other critical steps throughout the delivery process. Our objective is to continue our delivery excellence, while minimising human-to-human contact, to protect the safety and health of everyone.

18 May 2020

Three Steps Forward to COVIDSafe ANC

• One Team Together
• Zero workplace COVID-19 transmissions throughout our delivery chain of responsibility
• Business excellence across all functions as ANC learn to operate with COVID-19 within the community
• Mitigate risks across all functions, adjust procedures and communicate promptly

27 March 2020

Proof of Delivery (POD) – 2 Steps

In the interest of everyone’s safety and wellbeing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, ANC will substitute proof of delivery signatures with this effective alternative.

24 April 2020

Safety Alert #7

• CEO Update
• Possible Fleet Adjustments
• JobKeeper - Information for Contractors
• Honouring our ANZAC's
• Flu Vaccinations - Step Up
• Our Customers say 'Thank You'
• Physical Distance at Loading
• Critical Actions if Unwell or Tested
• Good Hygiene #flattenthecurve

9 April 2020

Safety Alert #6

• Working this Easter? SAFETY FIRST
• Not working this Easter? #STAYHOME
• New Drivers + New Tutorial Videos
• Safe Deliveries during Phase 2 Shutdowns
• Physical Distancing at Loading
• Critical Actions if you're unwell or tested for COVID-19
• ANC Coronavirus Policy - NEW
• Safety during COVID-19 is Important and Personal - watch our video
• Flu Vaccinations
• Good Hygiene #flattenthecurve
• NPS Success

27 March 2020

PHASE 2 - Shutdown

ANC is adopting social distancing (1.5m from others) and other critical steps throughout the delivery. Our objective is to continue our delivery excellence, while minimising human-to-human contact, to protect the safety and health of everyone.

27 March 2020

Safety Alert #5

• Safe Deliveries during PHASE 2 - Shutdowns, effective 30 March 2020
• New Pod Procedure - two steps
• Cleaning Guide
• 1.5m During Deliveries
• Border Closures
• Compliance during COVID-19
• Message from our PM
• Social Distancing at loading

23 March 2020

Safety Alert #4

• Shut-Down Preparations
• Delivery Procedures with Safe Social Distancing
• Social Distancing at Loading
• Protective Measures and Why?
• Have You Travelled Overseas?
• Self Isolation
• Hygiene Fundamentals
• Update from Clark
• Flu Vaccinations
• Staying Positive with Head to Health
• Personal Financial Advice
• Working From Home

17 March 2020

Safety Alert #3

• Protective Measures and Why
• Social Distancing
• ANC Complex Deliveries
• Have you Travelled Overseas?
• What is Social Isolation?
• Illness including Head Colds
• Hygiene Fundamentals
• ANC Site Entry Notice
• Clark Team Update
• Business Travel Ban

10 March 2020

Safety Alert #2

• Proof of Delivery (POD) Change of Process
• Thank You Cards on Hold
• Antibacterial Hand Solution + Wipes
• Illness including Head Colds
• Isolation Guide

25 March 2020

ANC Coronavirus Policy

In March 2020 the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic. ANC understands that this disease has the potential to greatly impact its employees, consultants, contractors and by extension, its operations and business. This document has been established to ensure that ANC has procedures in place to ensure clear communication with all stakeholders, and to protect the health and safety of all individuals who come in to contact with ANC’s workers and workplaces.

21 March 2020

Delivery Process with Safe Social Distancing

Due to Coronavirus, ANC is adopting key protective measures and social distancing (1.5m from others) wherever possible. We are committed to delivery excellence, while minimising human-to-human contact, to protect the safety and health of everyone throughout the delivery process. Please ensure you read and understand these instructions.

10 March 2020

Proof of Delivery (POD) Change of Process during COVID-19

In the interest of everyone’s safety and wellbeing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, ANC will substitute proof of delivery signatures with this effective alternative to minimise contact with others, as per key hygiene recommendations by the Department of Health.

3 March 2020

Safety Alert #1

• Symptoms
• Current Status in Australia
• Guidelines for Self Isolation
• Being Absent from Work
• Precautions to Prevent the Spread
• Travellers and Visitors

July 18, 2019

The story behind ANCs leadership in commercial electric vehicles

The story behind ANCs leadership in commercial electric vehicles for delivering big and bulky goods continues. Australia still has a long way to go however it is excellent to see the increasing interest in the future of mobility and deliveries in Australia. Imagine if all the trucks on our roads were electric. It can be a reality.

March 12, 2019

ANC introduces new 100% electric vehicles to New South Wales home delivery market

ANC has unveiled its first commercial electric vehicle fleet, dedicated to its client IKEA’s last mile home delivery services in New South Wales. The introduction of three 100% electric vehicles is part of ANC’s strategy to introduce an environmentally sound transportation alternative to its clients and their customers. The zero-emissions commercial trucks will save an estimated 36 tonnes of CO2 per annum when compared to a typical diesel equivalent.

March 12, 2019

IKEA Australia to have all electric delivery trucks within six years

Swedish flatpack furniture giant IKEA is switching to electric delivery trucks in Australia as part of its global move to electrics by 2025. It revealed two of the first seven electric trucks it has operating in Australia at a launch in Sydney with ANC on March 8.

March 12, 2019

ANC introduces new 100% electric vehicles to NSW home delivery market

ANC has unveiled its first commercial electric vehicle fleet, dedicated to its client IKEA’s last mile home delivery services in New South Wales.

March 11, 2019

IKEA Australia commits to all-electric delivery fleet by 2025

The Australian branch of Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea is taking its transport fleet all-electric, with a commitment to have quit internal combustion engines for all of its delivery and assembly vehicles nationally by 2025.

March 12, 2019

IKEA commits to electric vehicles for Australian operation

IKEA Australia has made the commitment to use only electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025. In partnership with its transport service providers including ANC, IKEA will be the first home furnishing company in Australia to have last mile deliveries and assembly services carried out by electric vehicles and aims to reach a five per cent roll out by mid-2019, rising to ten per cent in 2020 and 100 per cent by the end of the 2025 financial year.

March 12, 2019

IKEA Australia drives the switch to electric vehicles for home delivery

Last week I attended a new vehicle launch held by IKEA. At the event there was a panel discussion between Jan Gardberg, IKEA Australia Country Manager, and representatives from SEA Electric who are supplying the vehicles, and ANC Manage Director James Taylor, ANC are one of the key delivery partners for IKEA.

March 11, 2019

ANC Unveils IKEA Electric Vehicle Fleet

Fleet delivery service ANC has unveiled its first commercial electric vehicle fleet, dedicated to client Ikea’s last-mile home delivery services in New South Wales.

March 11, 2019

IKEA commits to electric vehicles for Australian operation

IKEA Australia has made the commitment to use only electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025. KEA’s contractor ANC has already put into service a number of EVs based on the Hino 300 series platform equipped with SEA Electric drivelines.

March 12, 2019

ANC introduces new 100% electric vehicles to New South Wales home delivery market for IKEA

ANC has unveiled its first commercial electric vehicle fleet, dedicated to its client IKEA’s last mile home delivery services in New South Wales. The introduction of three 100% electric vehicles is part of ANC’s strategy to introduce an environmentally sound transportation alternative to its clients and their customers. The zero-emissions commercial trucks will save an estimated 36 tonnes of CO2 per annum when compared to a typical diesel equivalent.

March 11, 2019

IKEA says electrical vehicles inevitable as it switches to EV

At the launch of ANC's electric vehicle fleet, IKEA's Australia Country Manager, Jan Gardberg, has called on the government to be "much more active" in supporting electric vehicles so it can deliver all of its home furnishings, which will soon include solar panels, in electric trucks by 2025.

March 11, 2019

IKEA and ANC want business to embrace electric vehicles

Flat pack furniture giant IKEA has publicly launched the first of ANC's new fleet of fully electric delivery trucks, in what it hopes will inspire other businesses of all size to make the switch.

February 20, 2019

Tips to manage high volume delivery periods

Leveraging technology to lessen the burden of high-volume delivery periods can help retailers make the most of busy sales periods, writes ANC National Sales Manager Wayne Shepherd.

November 21, 2018

Five ways to save costs on freight delivery

Today’s retailers are tapping into strong growth in offering home delivery services. There’s a push to constantly drive greater efficiencies and cut costs in the delivery chain, but did you realise that most costs can be reined in before freight even gets to the delivery van?

October 24, 2017

Australasian Transport News

Wheatley in new CoR Compliance Role at ANC

May 21, 2018

Why retailers need to create memorable delivery experiences

Written by our very own James Taylor, Managing Director at ANC.

November 22, 2017

This checklist will help you survive the crazy Christmas delivery season

October 24, 2017

ANC Appoints Industry Veteran Matthew Wheatley as National CoR Compliance Manager

ANC today announced the appointment of Matthew Wheatley to the newly created senior role of National Chain of Responsibility (CoR) Compliance Manager.

October 24, 2017

Prime Mover Magazine

Toll Group Safety Manager joins ANC as CoR Lead

September 1, 2017

Australasian Transport News

Bidwell Steps Into New Position at ANC

August 30, 2017

Logistics Magazine

Toll Group Safety Manager joins ANC as CoR Lead

August 28, 2017

ANC announces Kylee Bidwell as National Projects Manager

SYDNEY and PERTH
ANC is pleased to announce Kylee Bidwell’s appointment to the new senior position of National Projects Manager.

August 26, 2017

ANC featured to demonstrate good relationships are key to retaining top talent

Daily Telegraph James Whelan CareersOne interview

July 31, 2017

Talking Business with Alan Kohler

May 19, 2017

Why Amazon-proofing your retail delivery offering should be a priority in 2017

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May 17, 2017

James Taylor talks business with Peter Switzer

May 11, 2017

How To… identify savings & drive efficiencies in delivery fleet contract procurement

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