Covid-19 Update – 21 September 2021

From 11.59 pm tonight, the Auckland region will move to Covid Alert Level 3. At this stage, the remainder of the country remains at Covid Alert Level 2. Auckland The move to Alert Level 3 means that we are now able to distribute all products from our warehouses (not just essential products). While under Alert […]

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Inter-Island Ferry Network Disruption

Please expect delays across all carriers for Inter-Island road freight for at least the next few weeks due to capacity constraints across the Cook Strait. Unfortunately, only one of the three ferries is currently operational and in service. Additional ferries are being utilised as cover, but capacity is severely reduced. All transport carriers are currently […]

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Covid-19 Update – 8 September 2021

From 11:59pm last night, all of New Zealand excluding the greater Auckland area moved to Alert Level 2. At this time, the greater Auckland area still remains at Alert Level 4. Auckland This means that there is no change to existing operations from our Auckland warehouses, and we are still only able to distribute the […]

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Covid-19 Update – 31 August 2021

Yesterday the Prime Minister advised that the greater Auckland area would remain at Alert Level 4 for at least a further 2 weeks, while Northland is likely to move to Alert Level 3 at 11.59pm on Thursday and the rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 3 from 11:59pm tonight. Auckland This means […]

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Covid-19 Alert Level 4 Update – 26 August 2021

Firstly, we wish to express our gratitude to all of our teams working on site during this time and also to you, our clients, for your support, patience and understanding. Pleasingly, as we enter day 8 of Alert Level 4 lockdown, our business is operationally sound; in and outbound inventory is moving through each of […]

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Covid-19 Update Alert Level 4 – 18 August 2021

Last night the Prime Minister and Director-General of Health advised that there would be a change from the Alert Level 1 across New Zealand to Alert Level 4 for all of New Zealand due to a case of Covid-19  being recorded in the community. As a result, we have enacted our Covid-19 Response Plan. At this stage […]

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Weather-Related Freight Delays – 29 June 2021

Wild weather across many parts of New Zealand has caused a number of road closures and cancelled Cook Strait ferry crossings, resulting in significant freight delays. There are currently no inter-island road freight movements (transport and courier two day service). However, overnight courier services are currently still available. Further to this, there are a number […]

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Freight Update – 2 June 2021

An alternative route to SH1 is now available, enabling freight to start moving south from Christchurch again. This alternative route adds considerable time on to the movements, and rail is still closed south of Christchurch, affecting volumes of freight able to be sent. Our courier and freight partners have huge backlogs of freight which will […]

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Freight Update – 1 June 2021

Freight is still unable to move south from Christchurch following the closure of the Ashburton bridge this morning, with no alternative routes currently available. Our carriers have requested that all south-bound consignments be held at our warehouses until the roads are reopened or an alternative route is available. It is likely that delivery service levels […]

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Significant Weather Event – Courier and Transport Delays

As has been reported over the last 48 hours, heavy rain has fallen throughout the Canterbury region causing widespread flooding. Road closures and flooding have seriously affected access to much of this region and will cause ongoing delays to service levels until such time as the flooding clears. Delivery operations from our carriers are suspended […]

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