FTD Geared Up

Port of Tauranga and Port Ruakura LP announce rail service partnership

Port of Tauranga and the Tainui Group Holdings subsidiary Port Ruakura LP have announced a long-term partnership to support the development of the planned Ruakura Inland Port at Hamilton. READ MORE >>

Near-misses still taking their toll at level crossings

Close calls at level crossings are taking a huge toll on train drivers and those who narrowly miss death. READ MORE >>

AS Colour supports significant business growth with advanced warehouse solution

Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain, has been selected by New Zealand based apparel label AS Colour to support the company’s significant business growth with an advanced materials handling solution for its new Auckland distribution centre. READ MORE >>

Ports of Auckland buys world-first electric tug

In response to the urgent need to tackle climate change, Ports of Auckland has signed a contract with Dutch company Damen Shipyards to buy the world’s first full-size, fully electric port tug. READ MORE >>

Waiheke Island bus network gets electrified

Auckland’s Waiheke Island community will see new electric buses on the island’s roads from the middle of next year, says Auckland Transport. READ MORE >>

CBAFF welcomes Asia Pacific award for young freight forwarder

Phil Burgess, South Island manager of Burnard International, has been named winner of the Asia-Pacific region FIATA Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year award. READ MORE >>

Almost half of Kiwi businesses restructuring to keep up with changing needs

The 2019/20 Hays Salary Guide, which surveyed almost 900 employers in New Zealand, has found that 45% are currently restructuring their department or organisation to keep up with changing business needs. READ MORE >>

Are we really ready for the changes needed to get to ‘zero carbon’? – By Rachel Devine and Phil O’Reilly

The introduction of the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Bill to Parliament is one of the most important milestones in New Zealand’s journey to net zero carbon by 2050. The bill has been a long time coming, but for all the right reasons. READ MORE >>

Shaking up the logistics industry

In the latest of an occasional series, FTD talks to Nishan Wijemanne, CEO of Cohesio Group, a tech provider in the logistics space that is shaking up the sector with its smart solutions. READ MORE >>

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