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Next stage of AMETI needs to address freight issues

Monday, 23 March 2015, 8:56 am | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers is urging Auckland Transport to re-think the next stage of the Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI) project to ensure trucks and general traffic can travel the planned route safely. More >>

National Road Carriers wants action on link with Auckland

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 2:20 pm | National Road Carriers

“The State Highway between Auckland and Whangarei and towns further north is Northland’s “economic lifeline” More >>

Proposed “ User Charge” already in place for freight sector

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:49 pm | National Road Carriers

The freight sector is not opposed to a Motorway User Charge road as an element of a package to address Auckland’s transport infrastructure funding shortfall, says National Road Carrier chief executive David Aitken. More >>

Freight focus in Budget’s Auckland transport package

Friday, 16 May 2014, 10:19 am | National Road Carriers

The focus in today’s Budget on getting faster action on key Auckland transport projects that that are vital to the road freight sector has been greatly welcomed by David Aitken, chief executive of the National Road Carriers. More >>

Truck driver shortage

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 1:52 pm | National Road Carriers

The National Road Carriers is working with a range of third parties in a bid to find solutions to the big shortage of truck drivers in the upper North Island revealed in a recent survey. More >>

‘Direct charging’ – already in place for freight sector

Monday, 15 July 2013, 4:12 pm | National Road Carriers

The freight sector is not opposed to road pricing as an element of a package to address Auckland’s transport infrastructure funding shortfall, says National Road Carrier chief executive David Aitken. More >>

Accelerated East-West Link between SH1 and SH20 great news

Friday, 28 June 2013, 3:06 pm | National Road Carriers

The recognition in Prime Minister John Key’s “Backing Auckland” speech today that the freight congestion on Neilson St at any time during the working day is not acceptable,” is a major step forward to getting badly needed action to address ... More >>

Heavy Trucks Improve Safety Record Leading Into Christmas

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 10:00 am | National Road Carriers

While being accident free must be the target the heavy truck industry has every right to be proud of their improving accident record leading into the busiest time of the year on our nation’s roads. More >>

East-West transport project critical

Friday, 24 February 2012, 12:54 pm | National Road Carriers

The construction start on a section of the long planned Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI) is a greatly welcomed says National Road Carriers Executive Director David Aitken. More >>

Strike reinforces Port’s case for a contracted workforce

Friday, 17 February 2012, 1:49 pm | National Road Carriers

The Maritime Union’s 14 day strike threat while failing to respond to Port ‘package’ offer is a selfish betrayal to the many Auckland families who will suffer, says National Road Carriers executive director David Aitken More >>

Port expansion plan to help keep up with Auck freight growth

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 4:02 pm | National Road Carriers

From a road freight stand point, expanding the Ports of Auckland is inevitable if Auckland is to have a port capable of efficiently keeping pace with the increase in container freight traffic sourced by local businesses, says National Road Carrier ... More >>

“Further strike action pointless”

Thursday, 15 December 2011, 4:21 pm | National Road Carriers

The National Road Carriers is seriously disappointed at the Maritime Union decision to walkout of mediation talks and issue another strike notice. In a statement strongly supporting Ports of Auckland’s right to make changes to working conditions to improve ... More >>

“Further strike action pointless”

Thursday, 15 December 2011, 4:21 pm | National Road Carriers

The National Road Carriers is seriously disappointed at the Maritime Union decision to walkout of mediation talks and issue another strike notice. In a statement strongly supporting Ports of Auckland’s right to make changes to working conditions to improve ... More >>

Speed and urgency needed on Auckland to Whangarei

Tuesday, 23 March 2010, 9:46 am | National Road Carriers

The urgent upgrade now underway of SH1 between Puhoi and Wellsford as a Road of National Significance (RON) needs to be extended all the way to Whangarei, says National Road Carriers member Daron Turner. More >>

Moving Auckland freight gets a timely boost

Tuesday, 30 June 2009, 9:47 am | National Road Carriers

The proposal to allow road transport operators to carry heavier loads will help make moving freight more efficient, says National Road Carrier executive director David Aitken. More >>

Just provide Trucks an alternative

Friday, 4 May 2007, 3:55 pm | National Road Carriers

The Truck ban on Auckland’s Harbour Bridge is further evidence of the need for accelerating the completion of the Western by-pass to provide an alternative route north and south. More >>

No to tolling WRR, get it done by 2015

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 10:10 am | National Road Carriers

Road Transport Companies finally got some good news with the rejection of Transits Toll proposal by Aucklanders. In a week that has seen the Government drain $59million off the bottom line of Truckies through increased Road tax then add 2-2.5% to their ... More >>

“Supporting the transport industry since 1936”

Thursday, 25 August 2005, 11:07 am | National Road Carriers

Trucking Association National Road Carriers is looking for a commitment to completing Auckland’s State Highway Network from the major parties, that goes beyond the rhetoric and financial promises. More >>

Truckers Aren't The Bad Guys On Killer Road

Monday, 28 March 2005, 12:42 am | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers (INC) Executive Director Bruce Reid says their members that travel the countries deadliest stretch of State Highway through Maramarua are sick and tired of car drivers demonstrating poor or inappropriate driving behaviour. More >>

Get on with the job

Wednesday, 23 March 2005, 5:56 pm | National Road Carriers

ARC’s Regional Land Transports Committees decision to adopt a roading package that delays the completion of SH20 Western Ring Route beyond 2016 demonstrates how far removed this group is from the real Auckland . More >>

   

 

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