Foodstuffs donates hundreds of food boxes during Covid-19 crisis
‘Kiwis helping Kiwis’ is the driving force behind an initiative of more than 700 boxes of fresh produce being donated to families hit by the Covid-19 crisis by one of New Zealand’s largest locally owned and operated companies.
$1.2 billion investment another major step in rebuilding rail for New Zealand
The Government’s $1.2 billion rail investment in Budget 2020 will help KiwiRail attract more customers and get more freight on rail, according to KiwiRail group chief executive Greg Miller.
Runway pavement works at Auckland Airport get underway
Auckland Airport has brought forward budgeted and planned runway pavement replacement work with construction beginning on the $26 million project.
Tentative start date for new train service Te Huia
Waikato Regional Council has announced a tentative November 2020 launch date has been set for the new start-up passenger rail service from Waikato to Auckland.
Dematic helps leading grocer respond to Covid-19 with software that enables social distancing
Demand for online grocery has reached unprecedented heights due to Covid-19 as people everywhere adhere to social distancing directives, with e-grocery site visits up 146% from just February to March 2020.
NZ’s first 24-hour eStore opens to service massive online shopping demand
Countdown has opened New Zealand’s first purpose-built and permanent eStore in Auckland, which will help the busy supermarket business service the significant and growing demand it is seeing for online shopping delivery.
Busy time for Port of Tauranga
In the first week following the Alert Level 4 lockdown, Port of Tauranga completed the largest ever cargo exchange at its Tauranga Container Terminal – and has recently moved its newest and largest container crane into position.
Armed guards protect PPE secured from China
Five charter flights carrying 500 tonnes of PPE (personal protective equipment) products for essential service providers such as the NZ Police, NZ Defence Force, and healthcare workers have landed at Auckland Airport since the first week of April, with armed guards used for security.
Shipping containers available in record time to ensure exporting continues
New Zealand container storage and service company ContainerCo is sourcing and making shipping containers available in record time for New Zealand exporters to move goods across the world.
LOGOS invests further in the NZ logistics sector
Logistics property specialist LOGOS has announced it has established a new venture with a global institutional investor to acquire a 17.2 ha infill development site in Otahuhu, Auckland, from Toll Group. The acquisition, which includes a partial sale and leaseback agreement, is due to settle later this year.