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Pacifica Shipping upgrades to a larger vessel

Pacifica Shipping has welcomed the arrival of the MV Moana Chief, a new 1700 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) container vessel that has entered its weekly coastal service calling at Auckland, Lyttelton, Nelson and Tauranga. READ MORE >>

D&H Steel revolutionises its load handling operations with Combilift

Loading and unloading heavy beams of steel from the deck of a truck used to take D&H Steel best part of half a day and three operators, but the arrival of a Combilift Straddle Carrier that’s been customised for their needs has reduced the operation to just 15 minutes. READ MORE >>

CBAFF and IVS take action to address industry recruitment challenges

The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF) has launched a major drive to support recruitment and career development across the logistics sector. READ MORE >>

Waste Management targets its carbon footprint for future generations – By Dave MacIntyre

Waste Management has become a leader among businesses endeavouring to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to transition to a future low-carbon economy. Here, Dave MacIntyre talks to Marsha Cadman, general manager customer and sustainability for Waste Management, about why and how the company is treading the pathway to a greener carbon footprint. READ MORE >>

If it’s not fair, it’s not allowed – new legal protections for businesses

Many New Zealand businesses and consumers regularly confront what they see as unfair commercial practices. The government believes that these practices may undermine its attempts to build a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy. READ MORE >>

Industry is part of the problem, but it’s also part of the solution – By Chris Baker

Ford or Holden? It’s long been a burning question on this side of the world. And now, in terms of public interest, we can add to that: truck or train, SUV or electric vehicle? READ MORE >>

Tranzit Group leading the way with electric buses

While Auckland is still only trialling electric buses, Wellington is already running a fleet of fully electric double-decker buses on its regular services, courtesy of Tranzit Group, which has proven that electric buses are commercially viable for public transport – and desired by the travelling public – in New Zealand. READ MORE >>

Greg Garlick – “The time was ripe for a change”

Greg Garlick joined the freight forwarding industry when school no longer appealed, and later ‘jumped the fence’ to become a customer, starting a career in distribution and logistics. This is his story. READ MORE >>

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