Murray Phillips

Murray’s background mixes transport experience, project and contract management. Having overseen the growth of TransVirtual from its beginnings, Murray understands the importance of helping TransVirtual customers succeed during onboarding and their growth, Effectively managing change is central to his role and he’s passionate about seeing people and businesses connected with TransVirtual realising their potential.

Articles by this author

Types of Freight: Trains, Planes and Automobiles…and Ships, too.

by Murray Phillips, 23 March 2023

From the smallest envelopes to plane-loads of packages and ship-sized shipments, the world’s economy is built on freight.   Freight forms a vital part of the world’s economy. It enables companies, producers and individuals to move their goods and services around the globe and facilitates local, national and international trade. Whether...

Delivering Goods To Customers: Stand, deliver and get it right every time.

by Murray Phillips, 21 March 2023

Discover some simple ways to ensure that your delivery systems are professional, efficient, and can cope with foreseen and unforeseen interruptions in the supply chain.  The bottom line for any logistics company is making the delivery: on time, intact, and to everybody’s satisfaction. Sound’s simple doesn’t it? But as every...

Top Features of a WMS: Who’s in da [ware]House?

by Murray Phillips, 19 March 2023

From accurate inventory counting to appropriate return on investment, these are some of the things to consider when choosing a Warehouse Management System (WMS) for your logistics business. In a country like Australia, with its big distances, widely-dispersed population, and dependence on international supply chains, the management of inventory, shipping...

Attempted Delivery: Nobody Home?

by Murray Phillips, 15 March 2023

Attempted deliveries can be detrimental to your customer’s satisfaction and your company’s profitability but with some easy management strategies you can avoid making deliveries when there’s nobody home  Everybody loves getting a parcel delivered. Whether it’s a shiny new gadget, a flash pair of shoes, or just a few boxes...

What is Ugly Freight? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

by Murray Phillips, 10 March 2023

From small, delicate or unusual items to big, unruly and odd-shaped objects, find out how to minimise the logistical problems involved with shipping ugly freight. Have you ever tried to gift wrap a chainsaw? Or send a piano through the post? Perhaps you have encountered a particularly fragile or valuable...

Your Guide To Cash On Delivery: COD Explained

by Murray Phillips, 24 February 2023

COD is short for cash on delivery, collect on delivery, or cash on demand because cash is not the only payment method. The term revolutionized online shopping by giving customers the comfort of paying after they receive the goods. While there are some risks, cash on delivery has become crucial...