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.

BP’s price tactics illustrate ...

30 April 2018

BP’s price spreading tactics in the lower North Island are a window into the future of Auckland’s Regional Fuel Tax, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley.

Government must provide certai...

24 April 2018

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley is urging the Government to let communities know their plans for the former Roads of National Significance (RONS) routes.

Fonterra is right to reduce pa...

17 April 2018

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley acknowledges the action taken by Fonterra to reduce its payment times to small and medium suppliers and contractors.

Regional fuel tax a nonsense

22 March 2018

The introduction of legislation enabling the imposition of regional fuel taxes is a retrograde step that will hinder rather than help the Government’s infrastructure plans, accordi...

Road Transport Forum supportiv...

16 March 2018

The announcement of Option 3 as the preferred replacement for State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge has the full support of the Road Transport Forum and the road freight indus...