Unlocking rail’s connectivity the key to optimising NZ’s supply chain – By Lynne Richardson

A new freight management company announced early last year has to date flown largely under the radar. Now Coda Group is ready to unlock New Zealand’s transport network by leveraging the connectivity of rail to optimise supply chains across the North Island for importers, exporters and domestic distributors. READ MORE >>

Collaboration of exporters delivers first large container ship visit

Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, and Kotahi, New Zealand’s leading export supply chain collaborator, are set to welcome the largest container ship to ever visit New Zealand waters capable of carrying 9500 TEUs calling at Port of Tauranga at the start of the peak export season. READ MORE >>

ITS uptake accelerates – By Dave MacIntyre

The importance of New Zealand’s uptake of ‘intelligent transport systems’ (ITS) has been underlined by the analyses being done on how to solve Auckland’s road congestion problem. READ MORE >>

IATA urges industry to grasp ecommerce opportunity – or others will

The freight industry needs to collaborate and transform to seize opportunities offered by ecommerce – or risk being out-paced by ‘disruptive technologies’, says Glyn Hughes, global head of cargo for the International Air Transport Association (IATA). READ MORE >>

Toyota marks 50 years in New Zealand – By Lynne Richardson

A lot can happen in 50 years. From its modest entry into the New Zealand car market in 1966, Toyota has become the market leader – a position it has held for 28 years – and has achieved this with a supply chain for vehicles and parts that has also evolved remarkably. READ MORE >>

Rules loophole increases H&S risks to New Zealand company vehicles

A loophole in the way that company vehicles are managed and serviced means that thousands of New Zealand company bosses could be in danger of contravening the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. READ MORE >>

Simon Olsen – “Success is no accident”

Like so many young people fresh out of school, Simon Olsen had no firm ideas about his future career – so he joined one of New Zealand’s most progressive FMCG companies and has never looked back. This is his story. READ MORE >>
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