IRTENZ - CONSIDERING ELECTRIC VEHICLES

01 March 2021

The number of electric vehicles entering the New Zealand fleet will increase, and as with any vehicle acquisition decision, there are a number of factors that have to be taken into consideration before introducing EVs.

INCOMING CARGO - PARCELS IN A POD

24 February 2021

Einride is a Swedish company you probably haven’t heard of. But it may be one to watch as the future of transport unfolds. Here’s what we know…

NZTA INDUSTRY SUMMIT - DOING I...

24 February 2021

The 2020 New Zealand Trucking Association Industry Summit took place on Saturday 21 November at Riccarton Racecourse, Christchurch. Over the next few issues, we’ll report on some of the presentations.

MINI BIG RIGS - MINI BIG WHEELS ROLLIN’

24 February 2021

This month it is all about the painting and assembly of wheels and tyres in readiness for fitment to the axles.

GAV’S LICENCE JOURNEY - CLASS 2

19 February 2021

Class 2 achieved, with the help of the brilliant trainers at TR Driver Training.

PERSON OF INTEREST - Q&A WITH ...

12 February 2021

New Zealand Trucking editor Dave McCoid had a one-to-one Q&A session with the new Minister of Transport, Michael Wood.

THE LAST MILE - In the steps of Baldrick

02 February 2021

Some may recall the television series Blackadder and Blackadder’s faithful servant Baldrick. One of Baldrick’s often used sayings was “I have a cunning plan”. I am convinced that s...

TRUCKERS’ HEALTH - 2020 vision...

02 February 2021

I’m sure most people would agree with the sentiment that 2020 has been a ‘spanner in the works’ type of year. Many of us had plans for amazing overseas travel and attending special...

RTF - Will you be a tiger or a...

02 February 2021

Following the election, the Road Transport Forum held a free Zoom seminar with economist Cameron Bagrie to discuss where the economy is heading and what to expect as the world cont...

NZTA - Truck driver health – a...

02 February 2021

With more than 90% of the freight task in New Zealand moved by trucks, it is critical that the drivers of these trucks are healthy.