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New Rail Link Into Fonterra’s Darfield Plant Opens

A new rail link into Fonterra’s Darfield site, opened last week, is expected to transport about 200,000 tonnes of milk powder in its first …

Centreport On Growth Spurt, Seeks More Key Staff

Wellington’s CentrePort is experiencing a growth spurt and is recruiting more staff, including an operations manager for the container terminal. Port operations manager Steve …

Innovative Equipment To Speed Inspection Process

A new Customs inspection unit in Auckland is being called a world first and seems likely to be emulated elsewhere, because it works well …

Commercial Fleet Operators On Buying Spree

Commercial transport operators are taking advantage of the high dollar to modernise their fleets. Commercial vehicle registrations soared 38.4% during February compared with the …

Improved Shipping Link For Cook Islands, Niue

Matson South Pacific (www.matson.co.nz) has introduced a tighter route for its vessel Olomana (previously Southern Reef) in a bid to “improve schedule integrity and …

Forwarders Step Up Pallet Search

Keeping track of pallets continues to be a challenge for the freight forwarding and logistics industry, with operators reminding customers that return or exchange …

Focus On Supply Chain Collaboration

The Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Federation of NZ (www.cbaff.org.nz) has chosen as its 2013 conference theme to pose the topical question: Supply chain …

Queening It On The Auckland Waterfront

Ports of Auckland (www.poal.co.nz) and Waterfront Auckland (www.waterfrontauckland.co.nz) are working on $18.6m improvements to the region’s cruise ship terminal facilities and looking to near-future …

Bridge Raking In The Cash For Auckland Council

Grafton Bridge is Auckland is generating $150,000 a month in traffic fines from motorists confused about access restrictions on the bridge. Almost 1000 tickets …

Most Dangerous Roads Identified

The Kiwi Road Assessment Programme (KiwiRap) has identified the country’s most dangerous roads, with the two worst in the Waikato, and third riskiest the …