Archive for February, 2012

Boom in online shopping swamps China shipping orders

Online shopping is causing headaches for logistics companies as consumers choose to buy their purchases from home rather than the high street. The online …

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Could a second airport for Auckland solve congestion?

Calls for the establishment of a second airport in Auckland appeared to have died along with the Waitakere and North Shore City councils which …

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Fyfe will be missed but he’s not irreplaceable

He’s charismatic, a snappy dresser and already declared all but irreplaceable. But will the Air NZ board have that much of a struggle to …

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Technology to allow vehicles to travel in “trains” underway

Work is progressing in the EU on developing technology which will allow vehicles to travel in a “train” along motorways under the control of …

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Emerging logistics markets will come off best in 2012

Emerging BRIC markets will be the logistics stars of 2012 as they reduce their dependency on developed markets and compete to be the trade …

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Gisborne – Napier rail line falling into disrepair

The fate of the Gisborne – Napier rail line looks no brighter despite KiwiRail having railed six wagons of squash for export from Napier …

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