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Crown launches low-cost, high-performance electric pallet truck

Crown Equipment has boosted its pallet truck line-up with an economical yet strong-performing new model. READ MORE >>

Swathe of greenfield land awaits development at Marsden Point – By Dave MacIntyre

While vacant land close to ports is a rarity at the majority of New Zealand’s sea gateways, a vast swathe of greenfield land is available for lease next to the country’s newest port – Northport at Marsden Point in Northland. READ MORE >>

Government policy statement on land transport 2018 released – By Chris Dann

The final government policy statement (GPS) on land transport issued on 28 June heralds record transport spending of $4 billion, increasing to $4.7 billion per annum by 2027/28, funded by increased fuel levies and road user charges. READ MORE >>

The power of high heels in logistics – By Katie Kinraid

Iconic movie star Marilyn Monroe once said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” Indeed, across many industries, we are starting to see the rise in female executives taking up leadership positions. READ MORE >>

Reach for the skies – By Nigel Parr

A supply chain can seem a pretty humdrum affair. Unless you can watch your final dispatch roar away into the atmosphere. Oh, and each delivery has a price tag of a cool US$5 million. READ MORE >>

Teenage truckie loving life on the road

Not everybody is cut from the same cloth, and Harrison Wells was definitely swimming against the tide when he attended Auckland Grammar School. READ MORE >>

Do self-driving cars really make our roads safer?

Automated vehicles promise more safety by eliminating crashes linked to human error. But claims that self-driving cars could avoid 90% of road deaths by eliminating these errors are untested, says a new report by the International Transport Forum. READ MORE >>

Stuart Reed – “I found what was missing in my career”

Stuart Reed is currently a depot manager for Fonterra, but he could have been a professional chef, if not for family commitments and a return to education which changed the direction of his career. This is his story. READ MORE >>
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