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David Aitken To Step Down As CEO Of National Road Carriers Association

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 4:33 pm | National Road Carriers

After 13 years in the role, David Aitken is to step down as CEO of National Road Carriers Association (NRC), the national organisation that provides advice and advocacy for 1,800 road transport companies. NRC chairman Don Wilson said Mr Aitken had shown ... More >>

Queen St Changes Make Goods Delivery Unsafe, Difficult

Friday, 30 April 2021, 1:40 pm | National Road Carriers

Proposed roading layout changes to Queen Street will make freight and courier deliveries to downtown retail and office businesses more difficult and unsafe and says National Road Carriers Association (NRC) spokesman Chris Carr. Auckland Transport has proposed ... More >>

Auckland Transport Alignment Project Report Practically Silent On Road Freight

Friday, 12 March 2021, 12:07 pm | National Road Carriers

The $31 billion Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) announced today by Minister of Transport Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is practically silent on road freight says National Road Carriers Association (NRC) CEO David Aitken. The report ... More >>

NRC Concerned By Container Offload At Northport

Friday, 4 December 2020, 6:20 am | National Road Carriers

A sudden decision to move a large in-bound container ship to Northport to discharge 1,300 containers raises serious safety concerns, says National Road Carriers (NRC) Chief Executive David Aitken. Mr Aitken was commenting on the announcement from ANZEX ... More >>

NRC Offers Qualified Support To Congestion Charges

Monday, 30 November 2020, 3:50 pm | National Road Carriers

Congestion charges for Auckland roads would be supported by the road freight industry if the user-pays scheme delivered the claimed benefits of faster travel times and increased productivity across the city, says National Road Carriers (NRC) Chief Executive ... More >>

Supply Chain On Brink Of Overload Says National Road Carriers

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 4:34 pm | National Road Carriers

The New Zealand supply chain is on the brink of overload and it looks like the upcoming peak imports season may push it over the edge says National Road Carriers Association (NRC) CEO David Aitken. “Worldwide supply chains are in disarray,” says Mr Aitken. ... More >>

National Road Carriers Association Promotes Sir John Kirwan’s Mentemia Mental Health App To Drivers

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 3:29 pm | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers Association (NRC) is working to help ease mental stress by partnering with Sir John Kirwan’s Mentemia to provide its mental health app to all those involved in the transport industry. “The industry’s health and wellbeing ... More >>

Appalling Roads Take An Emotional Toll On Truck Drivers

Monday, 14 September 2020, 5:02 pm | National Road Carriers

The appalling state of many New Zealand’s roads is taking a physical and mental toll on truck drivers according to the National Road Carriers Assn (NRC). “If our roads were a factory or a building site, the workplace safety inspectors would be ... More >>

Truck Owners Give Thumbs Up To NRC Membership

Monday, 17 August 2020, 12:44 pm | National Road Carriers

Truck company owners have given a big thumbs up to their membership of National Road Carriers Assn (NRC), especially during the COVID-19 crisis. Twenty NRC members from around the country were asked what NRC membership means to them and their responses ... More >>

National Road Carriers Welcomes National Party’s $31 Billion Transport And Infrastructure Package

Friday, 17 July 2020, 3:59 pm | National Road Carriers

Road freight sector advocate National Road Carriers Association (NRC) has welcomed National Party leader Judith Collins’ announcement today of a $31 billion transport and infrastructure package if it wins the September general election. NRC chair Don ... More >>

Sapere Report Adds To NRC Finding That Northport Isn't A Long Term Replacement For Ports Of Auckland

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 5:19 pm | National Road Carriers

A new Government report on relocating the Port of Auckland’s freight operations provides complementary support for a National Road Carriers Association (NRC) report finding that Northport is not a good option and there is time to decide on alternatives. ... More >>

National Road Carriers & Talent Central To Support Transport Industry Workers Affected By Covid-19

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 4:25 pm | National Road Carriers

Like many organisations, National Road Carriers Association (NRC) has had members impacted by employment changes due to Covid-19. To support its members, NRC is collaborating with Manawatu-based Talent Central to actively assist those people affected within ... More >>

Petition To Postpone Road User Charge Increase Gets 8,000 Signatures In First 24 Hours

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 12:22 pm | National Road Carriers

A National Road Carriers Association petition to postpone the Government’s planned 5.3% increase in road user charges (RUC) has gained more than 8,000 signatures in its first 24 hours. National Road Carriers Association (NRC) CEO David Aitken says ... More >>

Road User Charge Hike A Kick In Guts To Trucking Industry That Kept Country Moving During Lockdown

Friday, 5 June 2020, 6:23 am | National Road Carriers

The Government’s 5.3% increase in road user charges (RUC) from 1 July is a kick in the guts to the trucking industry that kept the country moving during lockdown and must be cancelled says the National Road Carriers Association. “It is unacceptable,” ... More >>

Road User Charge Increase A Kick In Guts To Industry That Kept Country Moving During Lockdown

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 2:07 pm | National Road Carriers

The Government’s 5.3% increase in road user charges (RUC) from 1 July is a kick in the guts to the trucking industry that kept the country moving during lockdown and must be cancelled says the National Road Carriers Association. “It is unacceptable,” ... More >>

Road Transport Ramps Up To Provide Essential Service

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 1:12 pm | National Road Carriers

The road transport industry is ramping up to ensure the continued smooth delivery of essential supplies including food and grocery to supermarkets and medicines to hospitals and medical centres during the Covid-19 lockdown says National Road Carriers ... More >>

Road Transport Can Be Relied On During Covid-19 Crisis

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 4:49 pm | National Road Carriers

Road transport companies have activated contingency plans and can be relied on to keep delivering essential supplies during the Covid-19 crisis says National Road Carriers Association (NRC) chief executive David Aitken. “On behalf of the road ... More >>

Trucking Industry Welcomes Huntly Bypass And Hastening Of Northland Roadworks

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 2:27 pm | National Road Carriers

The opening of the $384 million Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway has been welcomed by National Road Carriers Association (NRC), which represents 1,800 road transport companies collectively operating 16,000 trucks throughout New Zealand. ... More >>

Corona Virus Impacts Transport Industry

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 9:31 am | National Road Carriers

China’s shutdowns to control corona virus are impacting New Zealand trucking companies which carry exports like logs and meat to ports or Chinese imports to New Zealand warehouses and retailers. “It’s potentially going to get worse quickly,” says ... More >>

NRC welcomes road building and maintenance annoncement

Friday, 31 January 2020, 9:47 am | National Road Carriers

The Government’s $5.3 billion road building and maintenance package announced yesterday has been welcomed by National Road Carriers Association (NRC), which represents 1,800 road transport companies collectively operating 16,000 trucks throughout New ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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