Global demand for NZ cherries drives orchard investments

Emerging New Zealand horticultural investment company Hortinvest is capitalising on an unprecedented global demand for premium New Zealand cherries to offer new investment opportunities in cherry and other orchard developments in the Central Otago region. READ MORE >>

“There’s a positive ‘smell’ about the place” – By Iain MacIntyre

A joint KiwiRail management/Rail & Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) initiative to evolve the company’s culture from a traditional managerial hierarchy to one based on an empowered workforce is delivering demonstrable benefits in productivity, quality and overall morale. READ MORE >>

Thought slavery was dead? Think again – By Lynne Richardson

Mention the term slavery and images of men, women and children in chains spring to mind, forcibly removed from their homelands and shipped overseas to a life of servitude on a rich man’s plantation. That form of slavery was abolished in many parts of the world during the 1800s. However, slavery didn’t end then. READ MORE >>

Cost vs convenience – what consumers really want from ecommerce delivery – By Michael Dyson

Consumers’ expectations regarding ecommerce deliveries are changing, so how can logistics providers adapt, and what do they need to do to meet these expectations? READ MORE >>

New NZ distributor announced for Aisle-Master

Combilift, the Irish manufacturer of the world-renowned Aisle-Master articulated forklift, has appointed an exclusive New Zealand distributor for the Aisle-Master product range. READ MORE >>

Netlogix and Oji Fibre Solutions launch large-scale shipping solution

A new joint venture aims to provide Kiwi SME exporters a greater presence and an improved representation at the negotiation table with the world’s largest international shipping companies in the wake of changing global trends. READ MORE >>

New H&S strategy launched to keep Kiwis healthier and safer at work

A new Health and Safety at Work Strategy that commits New Zealand to better practices in the workplace for the next decade has been announced by Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. READ MORE >>

Rob Pakes – “There’s no better teacher”

Rob Pakes’ career has been spent in freight transport, honing his management skills over more than two decades, but a major health scare and some terrible family news changed everything. This is his story. READ MORE >>
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