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Auckland Airport to build new distribution facility for FBNZ

Auckland Airport is to build a new state-of-the-art distribution centre for Fonterra’s New Zealand consumer business, Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ), which the company is scheduled to occupy under a long-term lease from March 2017. READ MORE >>

New Zealand wine industry embraces automation

Three organisations have just taken a significant step towards integrating the New Zealand wine industry supply chain with a new automated electronic data interchange (EDI) system. READ MORE >>

Industrial property sector buoyant across NZ

Latest research by commercial property firm CBRE New Zealand shows that the industrial property sector is leading market activity across Wellington and Christchurch, as Auckland’s traditional industrial zones spread further south. READ MORE >>

‘All Eyes to the Horizon’ for customs brokers and freight forwarders

The annual CBAFF conference is the only event of its kind nationwide, held on an annual basis, for New Zealand’s customs brokers and freight forwarders. READ MORE >>

Waikato industrial zone – a gateway of opportunity

The development of the new Te Rapa Gateway – 60 ha of prime industrial land – has unlocked the potential of the important Rotokauri industrial area near Hamilton. READ MORE >>

New soft plastic recycling initiative goes live in the Waikato

Following the successful implementation of its Love NZ soft plastic packaging recycling programme in Auckland, the Packaging Forum has extended the service to the Waikato region. READ MORE >>

Stopping pets becoming pests

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working with pet industry stakeholders and biosecurity agencies to improve the management of the domestic trade in pets that have the potential to become pests. READ MORE >>

Five challenges facing global supply chains – By Stuart Harman

Whatever your supply chain, good visibility over demand and effective supply chain planning are vital prerequisites to success, but for global supply chains that may offer access to lower-priced materials and manufacturing, there are particular factors that may have an impact on costs and value. READ MORE >>
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