Immigration proposals can help...

18 December 2018

The Government’s proposal to introduce sector agreements as part of a suite of immigration changes has the potential to be very positive for the road transport industry, says Road ...

RTF supports dealing to unfair...

10 December 2018

The Road Transport Forum has welcomed the release of the Government discussion document to consider additional protections against ‘unfair’ commercial practices.

NZ Transport Agency compliance...

15 October 2018

Road Transport Forum CEO Ken Shirley said the decision by the NZ Transport Agency to review its compliance files and toughen up its enforcement was necessary to restore confidence in the agency’s compliance functions.

Road Transport Awards recognis...

28 September 2018

An emotional Greg Inch from Greg Inch Earthmoving was the winner of the VTNZ Outstanding Contribution to Road Transport at the 2018 NZ Road Transport Industry Awards, held Wednesday night at a gala dinner in Dunedin.

Road Transport Logistics drive...

28 September 2018

New Zealand’s champion truck driver for 2018 is Darrin Wilson of Road Transport Logistics, who took out the title after an intensely competitive final of the NZ Truck Driving Champ...

NZ Intermodal Transport Safety...

20 September 2018

A new body has been formed to establish and maintain best practice safety and compliance standards for all road transport operators loading, handling and delivering intermodal imported and exported freight.

National Land Transport Progra...

31 August 2018

The Road Transport Forum considers the Government’s 2018 – 2021 National Land Transport Programme as a missed opportunity.

Southern flavour for 2018 road...

26 July 2018

This year’s Road Transport Forum Conference, which is now only two months away, will celebrate the important role of the road transport industry in the Otago and Southland regions, says RTF chief executive Ken Shirley.

Livestock transporters let dow...

24 May 2018

Livestock transport operators are extremely disappointed in the way farmers, OSPRI and MPI have failed to implement and properly enforce stock movement regulations as is their resp...

The NZ Transport Agency is rev...

03 May 2018

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley is sympathising with road transport operators caught up in the Peter Wastney Engineering fiasco.