DHL Express New Zealand reveals brand-new Auckland Service Centre
DHL, the world’s leading international express service provider, has opened a brand-new Auckland Service Centre in Penrose to better support businesses operating in and out of New Zealand following significant growth in international trade.
Napier-Wairoa rail line
ready to run
KiwiRail has completed the restoration of the Napier to Wairoa rail line and is now in the final stages of preparing to run trains to get the district’s logs to market.
Micromobility – safety problem or transport solution? – By Marcus Brown
While there has been a significant focus on the replacement of our passenger cars with autonomous vehicles, the explosion of micromobility on our streets has taken many by surprise.
Two transport-focused projects finalists in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards
Two projects delivering significant transport benefits are finalists in the 2019 Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.
Exported manuka honey authenticated on blockchain
TrackBack has collaborated with AsureQuality, New Zealand Post and The True Honey Co to verify the provenance, prestige and quality of New Zealand manuka honey.
NZDF supports training of Customs’ detector dogs
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is supporting the training of detector dogs, which help New Zealand Customs catch smugglers trying to bring illegal drugs and undeclared cash into the country.
Kaikoura earthquake recovery work wins H&S award for excellence
The NZ Transport Agency, KiwiRail and the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) alliance have been recognised for health and safety excellence at the 2019 Safeguard Workplace Health and Safety Awards.
Rotterdam sends hyper-smart container on trip around the world
The hyper-smart Container 42 has left the port of Rotterdam on the first leg of a two-year data-collecting mission around the world.
New easy-open shipping container design in hot demand
Demand for a new style of shipping container with easy-open doors has been so great, the developer has expanded the range and will produce more units to meet orders across Australia and New Zealand.
New Highbrook HQ for KiwiHarvest
Over 100,000 tonnes of food goes to waste every year in New Zealand, but an effective corporate responsibility programme is helping to stem this and feed hungry Kiwis.
Supply Chain Symposium confirmed
The inaugural Supply Chain Expo has a new name – the Supply Chain Symposium – and details are firming up fast, including keynote speakers and the venue.
New 2019 Hiace takes transport to the next level
Hiace, the highly dependable ‘go-to’ van and passenger transporter for more than five decades, has been radically reworked from top to bottom in a new sixth-generation range that has just been launched in New Zealand.
Auckland port automation on track for 2020 – By Dave MacIntyre
The massive automation project being undertaken at Ports of Auckland (POAL) is on track to go live in February 2020, becoming a ‘world first’ hybrid operation where the current manually-driven container straddles are retained and have to interface with new automated straddles.
Innovation reduces fish oil shipping costs
Weighing containers in real time is allowing Talley’s to maximise the container weight of its fish oil loads, reducing net shipping costs per tonne by approximately 10%.
The brave new world of driverless vehicles – By Chris Dann and Chantal Stewart
Are driverless cars going to become the new robots of the road? And if so, what happens when the robots err?
Virtual reality for airport firefighters
A group of airport firefighters is firing up for emergency situations without any aircraft or firefighting gear!
Greg Cookson – “If you are not measuring it, you are not managing it”
Greg Cookson’s management career has taken several twists and turns across the public and private sectors, with the decision to specialise in supply chain management finally reaping the job fulfilment he sought. Now responsible for a global supply chain, this is his story.