Freight and Logistics

Freight companies sign up to reduce driving risk
DT Driver Training had a record month in June, adding eight freight heavyweights plus a number of other companies to its online Fleet Driver Plan.
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Hamburg Süd named 'Top Ranked Carrier' for 2017
Hamburg Süd has been honoured as “Top Ranked Carrier” for the second successive year by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition in the United States. 
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New CEO for Nexus Logistics
Logistics company Nexus Logistics has appointed Mike Lightfoot to the position of CEO, effective from June 21.
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Carriers carrying the can for lethargic shipping lines
Carriers carrying the can for lethargic shipping lines
International shipping lines need to sort out a glut of empty containers in New Zealand...
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Work starts on Waikato Freight Hub
Work starts on Waikato Freight Hub
Ports of Auckland has started construction of a state-of-the-art inland port at Horotiu...
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DHL Express bolsters regional trade with South Asia Hub
DHL Express has launched its DHL South Asia Hub, a 24-hour express hub facility located within Changi Airfreight Centre (CAC) at Singapore Changi Airport.
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Aotea Maersk heralds new shipping era
Aotea Maersk, the largest container ship to ever visit New Zealand waters capable of carrying 9,640 TEU, was officially welcomed to the Port of Tauranga by Transport Minister Hon Simon Bridges this week, marking a new era in ocean freight.
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Collaboration the key to sustainable freight
Internationally renowned expert on freight sector emissions and reduction schemes, Sophie Punte, says cooperation is the key for the freight sector in New Zealand to become more sustainable.
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Emirates SkyCargo unveils purpose-built pharma facility
Emirates SkyPharma, Emirates SkyCargo’s new purpose-built facility dedicated exclusively to the timely and secure transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments at Dubai International Airport (DXB), has been officially inaugur
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DHL Express opens expanded Auckland Airport facility
DHL Express has opened an expanded Auckland Gateway at the airport to better support businesses operating in and out of New Zealand, following significant growth in international trade. 
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CHEP's new recyclable food grade pallet
CHEP New Zealand has introduced a new sustainable and fully recyclable food grade plastic pallet to the New Zealand market.
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Ports of Auckland to automate container terminal
Ports of Auckland will shortly start work to partially automate its container terminal.  It will be the first New Zealand port and only the third straddle carrier terminal in the world to automate.
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Collaboration provides first large container ship visit
Maersk Line and supply chain company Kotahi are set to welcome the largest container ship to ever visit New Zealand waters, capable of carrying 9,500 TEU.
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Coda adds rail to Savill Drive
Coda Group, the country’s leading freight management business, has welcomed the first rail wagons to its existing Savill Drive freight hub, in Auckland, creating one of New Zealand’s largest fully intermodal freight hubs.
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Ocean freight disruption real risk for primary exporters
Some exporters from New Zealand’s primary sector are exposed to potential service disruptions as the downturn in global shipping drives consolidation in the industry, says the CEO of logistics specialist Kotahi.
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Logistics industry must step up to meet e-commerce needs
The logistics industry needs to get far more savvy with technology to meet and capitalise on the needs of the international e-commerce industry, the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation (CBAFF) has heard. 
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Ports of Auckland: Oceania’s Best Seaport?
Ports of Auckland has been nominated as the best seaport in Oceania by freight and logistics industry peers for the 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. 
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Kiwis beat Aussies at own game
A small Tauranga company is beating their large Australian competitor to be the first software provider to integrate with the Trade Single Window facility introduced by New Zealand Customs and the Ministry of Primary Industries. 
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New Wellington shipping service welcomed
A new direct container shipping service between Wellington and the Americas and Europe will be welcomed by exporters and importers in central New Zealand, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.
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Ports of Auckland to open BOP freight hub
Ports of Auckland is opening an intermodal freight hub in Mount Maunganui to provide choice to Bay of Plenty exporters and improved access to overseas markets.
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