Transfreight expands into Tauranga

From humble beginnings 31 years ago, Transfreight has grown into a boutique provider of freight solutions, with customer service, technique and technology at the forefront of its offering. READ MORE >>

Low-emissions options for heavy transport a step closer

Getting low-emission trucks on NZ roads is a step closer with the Infrastructure Reference Group provisionally approving $20 million for New Plymouth company Hiringa Energy to establish a nationwide network of hydrogen fuelling stations. READ MORE >>

Fieldays sets the benchmark for virtual events

Faced with cancelling the Southern Hemisphere’s largest agricultural event as New Zealand went into full lockdown in March, the New Zealand National Fieldays Society (NZNFS) set about building a wholly virtual event – one that would prove to be a resounding success and set the benchmark for future large-scale digital events. READ MORE >>

Design build – purpose-built construction with early benefits

There’s a reason why design build is becoming the preferred solution for businesses looking for purpose-built warehouse and distribution facilities. Calder Stewart’s general manager of national clients and design, Adrian Mathieson, believes it comes down to better management of two things – complexity and risk. READ MORE >>

A whole new world – how Kiwi SMEs are changing the way they work

New research reveals that New Zealand’s small business owners and decision-makers are taking a new approach to work – this comes as Kiwis navigate their way through an unpredictable year, which has seen the country move in and out of lockdown in the fight against Covid-19. READ MORE >>

Five best practices for cold storage warehouse design and management – By Arijit Biswas

The two largest costs in a cold storage or deep freeze warehouse environment are labour and energy. As a global leader in automated warehousing and logistics technologies and systems, Swisslog has developed resources to assist companies planning on utilising automation to achieve efficiency benefits and cost savings in both areas. READ MORE >>

Encouraging signs in the supply chain recruitment market, despite uncertainty – By Wayne Fry

We are now into the final quarter of a year that can be described as one of uncertainty and disruption. But despite the ups and downs, there are encouraging signs about what is to come in the search for and recruitment of supply chain, operations and procurement professionals. READ MORE >>

Significant increase in liability for airfreight – By Chris Dann and Joshua Oh

In a year to forget for international airlines, the hits keep coming. From 28 August, air carrier liability for loss, damage or delay significantly increased. Now, freight forwarders and others who contract for carriage by air will be impacted by this 13.9% increase, and exporters and importers can expect the cost of airfreight to further increase. READ MORE >>