A step towards sustainability
Online Distribution is very proud to have taken a step forward in sustainability this month with the installation of solar panels on the roof of our Port Hills Road warehouses in Christchurch. The 280 panels, installed by the team from Sunshine Solar, are expected to generate significant electricity to power the three warehouses and the […]
Auckland freight delays
The serious structural damage caused to a bridge support on the Auckland Harbour Bridge late last week has forced the closure of four lanes for an indefinite period. Both north and southbound lanes are affected. Our freight partners have advised that there are likely to be significant delays to freight and courier deliveries during this […]
Covid-19 Update – 22 September 2020
The Prime Minister announced further changes to New Zealand’s Covid alert levels yesterday. Auckland will move down to Covid Alert Level 2 at 11.59pm on Wednesday, 23 September, with a further review on Monday, 5 October. The rest of country has now moved to Covid Alert Level 1. We will continue to provide distribution services […]
Covid-19 Update – 17 August 2020
The Prime Minister has announced that the greater Auckland area will remain at Covid Alert Level 3 and the rest of the country at Covid Alert Level 2 until 11.59pm on Wednesday, 26 August. To see the precautions we have put in place, please see our News Post of 12 August 2020.
Covid-19 Client Operations at Alert Level 3 (AKL) and Alert Level 2 (CHC)
Last night the Prime Minister and Director-General of Health advised that there would be a change from the current Alert Level 1 across New Zealand to Alert Level 3 for the greater Auckland area and Alert Level 2 for the rest of the country due to the suspected transmission of Covid-19 in the Auckland community. […]
Hub and Flex Leasing – the new hot desking?
Five years ago, the new “it” way of working was hot desking – having a multi-purpose space for employees to collaborate with other team members, contractors and clients. A great, flexible way to encourage cross pollination of ideas and concepts. With the COVID-19 crisis taking hold around the world, this idea of a shared, floating […]
Inter-island transport interruption
The bad weather in the last couple of days has led to some ferry cancellations and delays, affecting inter-island freight, courier and transport. With a forecast for improving weather later today, it is expected that normal schedules will return enabling backlogs to be cleared.
Move to Covid-19 Alert Level 1
Along with the rest of the country, we are delighted with New Zealand’s successful management of Covid-19 and subsequent move to Alert Level 1. We have a lot to be thankful for as we become one of the least restricted countries in the world thanks to our “go hard go early” strategy. We have received […]
What size warehouse will your business need in 3 years? 5 years?
Like so many businesses these days, you are probably enjoying the benefits of using “on-demand” software platforms like Xero. In the same vein, shouldn’t you be thinking the same way about your inventory management and warehouse requirement? Most of the benefits of outsourcing your accounting or CRM packages can also be applied to outsourcing your […]
Client Update 15 May 2020 – Freight / Courier Update
Further to the Client Update of 12 May, our freight and courier partners have now issued further updates. The peak volumes experienced by the freight and courier sector in Alert Level 3 are expected to continue, or increase even further, with most businesses now operating under Alert Level 2. Social distancing and additional cleaning / […]