Major Police Incident In Christchurch

To all Christchurch Clients Please be aware that there is a serious police incident unfolding in Christchurch this afternoon. There have been multiple shootings causing road closures in the city and some eastern suburbs. We hope all our clients and their staff are safe. This situation is still evolving and we are uncertain of the […]

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Earthquake Cost Recovery Charge

UPDATE – October 2018 [NOTE: the Inter-Island Surcharge is no longer being added to freight schedules] We are pleased to have received correspondence from Mainfreight advising that they have reviewed the disruption surcharge as detailed below and this has resulted in the following changes effective from 1 October 2018: Intra-Island Surcharge The intra-island surcharge for […]

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Freight delays due to inclement weather

The severe weather conditions affecting much of the country in the last day or so have affected road, rail and sea transport. It is likely that freight transit times will be affected as a result. If you have any specific questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Lyttelton Port Strike Action – change to dates

We have received notice that strike notice at Lyttelton Port has been withdrawn for 15 and 16 March. Further mediation is now expected to take place on these two days. We will advise of any further updates as we receive them.

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Lyttelton Port – Operations during strike period

Lyttelton Port Company has advised of the following operations during the strike period which commenced at midnight on 12 March and is scheduled to run through to 25 March. If you have any specific questions please discuss them with your usual Online Distribution contact. We appreciate your patience during this challenging time. Berthing Vessels LPC […]

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New Northern Regional Manager

Online Distribution is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Northern Regional Manager Greg Managh. Greg is a people person who is an accomplished and proven leader with a history of working collaboratively by building and maintaining strong relationships. Greg’s leadership and extensive 3PL experience will be invaluable to both Online and our clients. […]

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Further Update: Lyttelton Port Company Strike Action

While strike action at Lyttelton Port has now been deferred until Tuesday 13 March, substantial disruption is still expected with only limited options likely for last minute adjustments to shipping schedules. Read the full article here–for-now–as-mediation-talks-start

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Update: Lyttelton Port Company Strike Action

We have received advice this morning that the RTMU has withdrawn its strike action for Thursday, 8 March (and has issued a further strike notice for 21 March). This means that strike notices are now in place for 9-21 March inclusive. Lyttelton Port Company advises that shipping remains diverted and no vessels will be worked […]

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Lyttelton Port Company Strike Action

Please see the update below regarding strike action at Lyttelton Port commencing later this week. The original media release can be viewed here Lyttelton Port strikes by RMTU from Thursday LPC has today been advised by the Employment Court that its application has been declined for an interim injunction to prevent strikes proceeding at the […]

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Continued impact of ex-Cyclone Gita

Further to our earlier updates, we have received advice today that road and rail disruptions are likely to continue for some time yet. It is expected that State Highway 1 near Kaikoura will be closed until early next week, and rail links between Kaikoura and Blenheim are unlikely to be reinstated for at least two […]

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