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A platform for launching faster action

Friday, 16 September 2016, 2:27 pm | National Road Carriers

The “aligned” Auckland Council – central Government 30-year transport strategy is a welcome step forward but needs to be supported by a single proactive action plan to achieve faster delivery of key Auckland transport projects that are vital ... More >>

An opportunity to reduce accident rates

Monday, 1 August 2016, 2:26 pm | National Road Carriers

Paula Rogers, National Road Carriers executive officer responsible for Northland, was welcoming today’s announcement that Te Pua Road, Mangakahia Road, Otaika Valley Road and Loop Road (North) have officially become State Highway 15 with NZTA taking ... More >>

SH1-20 East West Connection project of national significance

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 10:01 am | National Road Carriers

Prime Minister confirms SH1-20 East West Connection as a project of national significance – “gives the project needed certainty”. More >>

Road Carriers set to Release Plan around Driver Shortage

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 1:02 pm | National Road Carriers

The National Road Carriers Inc. (NRC) today signalled the February launch of their Road Transport Workforce Development Strategy that has been developed to address the root causes of the long term road transport driver shortage. More >>

Freight focus on preferred SH1-20 East-West Link

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 2:09 pm | National Road Carriers

Freight focus on preferred SH1-20 East-West Link – “strongly endorsed” National Road Carriers chief executive David Aitken has strongly endorsed the preferred option confirmed today by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Auckland Transport for the ... More >>

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 >>

   

 

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