Crown C-5 – the right equipment onsite
Crown Equipment offers an extensive IC lift truck range, with the C-5 as its premier model for use in environments ranging from building sites to warehouses.
Port operator announced for Ruakura inland port
The Waikato-Tainui owned Ruakura inland port development has taken a major step forward with the announcement of a joint venture partnership with a world-class port operator.
Brave new world of logistics outlined at CBAFF conference
A ‘not too distant’ vision of a supply chain supported by robots, drones, exoskeleton technology and autonomous vehicles was laid out by key speakers at the 21st annual Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of NZ (CBAFF) ‘megatrends’ themed conference in Napier.
Implementing new technology – what are the risks? – By Chris Dann
Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, but implementing technology-driven systems and processes within your business is a high-risk operation.
Autonomous vehicle advancement on the local stage – By Iain MacIntyre
Global advancement in autonomous driving technology is being witnessed on the New Zealand transport stage, with Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) succeeding with a recent breakthrough and an autonomous SUV demonstration in Tauranga with its own unique initiative.
– By Nigel Parry
If you see an unscheduled Singapore Airlines freighter lumbering down the runway at Auckland Airport, it may be linking thoroughbred logistics between two very different countries.
PrimeQ delivers with
New Zealand Post
Cloud software company PrimeQ has won a major contract with New Zealand Post which is designed to improve parcel and mail monitoring and deliveries.
DIY drug testing is not the answer – By Kirk Hardy
Drug use is a real workplace problem. Drug testing, properly conducted, is an important tool in combatting it. There’s no cheap fix for drug testing.
Patrick Baker – “I wanted something to challenge me”
Hailing from a truck-driving family, Patrick Baker’s career might have followed similar lines, but today he’s responsible for 29 staff and a budget of over $5 million at Fonterra’s Pahiatua and Longburn sites. This is his story.
Transformational Waterview Tunnel to open
Prime Minister Bill English and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have cut the ribbon to mark the completion of the $1.4 billion Waterview Tunnel.
Taking truck safety into schools
The NZ Transport Agency and the Road Transport Forum have teamed up to take the ‘keep safe around trucks’ message into schools.
Auckland port’s big crane move
Ports of Auckland has successfully moved two 1100 tonne cranes to ready Fergusson Container Terminal for bigger ships and automation.
Surge in motorists risking their safety on level crossings
KiwiRail and Tracksafe NZ are warning Auckland motorists to take more care as the number of vehicles hitting protective barrier arms at level crossings surges.
New detector dogs bolster NZ and Fiji border security
Nine detector dog teams bound for Wellington, Auckland and Fiji have graduated from the Royal New Zealand Police College’s Dog Training Centre.
Bonfiglioli NZ expansion gives customers enhanced logistics
Bonfiglioli is expanding its New Zealand branch with a 25% bigger warehouse, workshop and freight transitioning area as part of an overall plan to streamline logistics, optimise stock availability and better serve customer needs.
From the back office to the driver’s seat
In these days of driver shortages, PBT didn’t have to look far when recruiting for a new driver in Auckland – just as far as its dispatch office, in fact.
‘Ground-breaking’ mobility platform honoured by transport ministers
A UK-based start-up that provides unparalleled access to transport data for users, operators and planners in developing countries has won an international innovation award.
NZDF fine-tunes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief plans
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) recently sent a team to Niue to look at how it could support the Pacific island country in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
Innovation a key feature at foodpro 2017
foodpro, Australasia’s iconic food manufacturing event, returns for its 50th year in July, and in what will be its largest show yet, an array of innovations for the industry will be on display.