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Cloud
Fonterra to use automated guided vehicles by Dematic
New Zealand's dairy giant Fonterra is upgrading its manufacturing facility in Edendale with new automated guided vehicles (AGVs) from Dematic.
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Sustainability
Climate change 2021: Corporates leaned into sustainability and took it beyond politics
Sustainable business practices are no longer just a nice thing to aim for. For tomorrow’s companies, they’ll be the cost of admission. 
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Microsoft
Fonterra named Microsoft's first major customer for new data centre region
The move will see the dairy giant migrate a large portion of its operations and critical data from on-premises data centres to Microsoft Azure once the ground-breaking data centre region is launched.
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Fonterra
Beyond the day job: Fonterra rolls out ‘gig economy’ project called amp
Fonterra has joined the likes of Google and 3M by offering a new scheme that allows employees to spend up to a third of their time on projects beyond the realm of their day jobs.
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Digital Transformation
The 2018 AU CIO Summit – an exclusive opportunity
The Australian CIO Summit is just around the corner bringing decision makers and solution providers together as well as a burly line-up of speakers.
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Blockchain
Alibaba, Fonterra turn to blockchain to ramp up NZ's "clean, green" rep
NZ Post CEO David Walsh says the addition of this platform will help to increase New Zealand’s “clean, green and safe” reputation in China.
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Cloud
Fonterra posts $348 million half-year profit loss, CEO steps down
“Beingmate’s continued under-performance is unacceptable," and now the CEO will step down.
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Cloud
Fonterra steps into the realm of VR with new training program
Fonterra and Beca have partnered to develop virtual reality health and safety training technology.
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Fonterra
Interview: Meet the 7-year-old company disrupting NZ's logistics & freight industry
"Emerging technology is providing us with the ability to create smart, simple, online supply chain solutions that we couldn’t in the past.”
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Alibaba
Fonterra, Alibaba collaboration ushers in new era of retail experiences in China
Hema utilises the wealth of data it gathers from consumers to provide a tailored and personalised shopping experience for each customer.
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Xero
Top NZ businesses share Salesforce stories at Basecamp
Over 800 representatives from New Zealand's Salesforce ecosystem of customers, partners and cloud specialists attended the event.
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Innovation
Fonterra’s fingerprinting technology wins innovation award
Fonterra’s research and development arm has taken out the Innovation Excellence in Research award at the New Zealand Innovators Awards.
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CFO
Fonterra mulls $250M bond sale, third issue for NZX debt market
Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, may sell $250 million of six-year bonds in what would be its third security listed on
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CFO
Fonterra likely to increase farmer payout for the 2015/16 season, economists say
Fonterra Cooperative Group is likely to increase its forecast payout to dairy farmers next season by enough to make production profitable for most far
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CFO
Fonterra says its holding its own in Canterbury as farmer suppliers look to new processors
Fonterra Cooperative Group, New Zealand's largest dairy processor, says it's holding its own in the dairy-intensive Canterbury region, despite reports
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CFO
NZ milk powder futures drop as Fonterra lifts GDT volumes, signalling prices will fall
New Zealand whole milk powder futures dropped after Fonterra Cooperative Group said it will increase the volume of product it puts up for sale on the
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, led by Fonterra fund, on lower dividend guidance
New Zealand shares fell, led by Fonterra Shareholders' Fund, after the world's biggest dairy exporter lowered its guidance for dividends.
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CFO
Fonterra says under-performing Australian units will be 'given attention'
Fixing under-performing businesses in Australia is a key part of Fonterra Cooperative Group's renewed push to drive more value from transforming the b
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CFO
Update: Synlait lifts milk forecast while Fonterra reaffirms its one, trims dividend
Synlait Milk has increased its forecast market milk price upwards for the 2015 season to a level closer to Fonterra Cooperative Group's, which was rea
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CFO
Fonterra affirms milk payout forecast, lowers dividend guidance as profit falls
Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, affirmed its milk payout forecast and lowered guidance for dividends, while posting a
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CFO
Faint praise from industry body for 'Fonterra for meat' report
The industry body that helped fund a major study to reform the red meat sector has damned with faint praise the resulting report from the Meat Industr
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CFO
Trading partners learnt of 1080 threat last month
International trading partners first learnt of threats to contaminate New Zealand-manufactured infant milk formula with 1080 poison in February, more
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Fonterra fund slips as market mulls dairy scare
New Zealand shares fell, and Fonterra Shareholders' Fund edged lower after the government revealed threats to contaminate infant formula and other dai
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CFO
NZ dollar drops after threats to contaminate dairy products revealed
The New Zealand dollar fell sharply after government officials said police have been investigating threats to contaminate infant formula and related d