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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 >>

AT speed limits bylaw a poor substitute for infrastructure

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 7:49 am | National Road Carriers

Auckland Transport’s announcement today that it will reduce speed limits on 700km of roads including a 30km/h speed limit in the CBD is a blanket approach that may have little effect on road safety at the cost of greater congestion says National ... More >>

Hydrogen, EV, biofuel, clean diesel all fuels for future

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 3:17 pm | National Road Carriers

There will not be one transport fuel for the future – hydrogen, electric, biofuel and clean diesel energy will all play a part as the sector transitions to support the Government’s goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. More >>

Trucking future could be feminine

Monday, 17 December 2018, 2:16 pm | National Road Carriers

Trucking industry managers attending the Women in Road Transport forum held in Auckland this week were presented with a possible solution to the driver shortage problem – more female drivers. More >>

Auckland’s supply chain complications

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:41 pm | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers Association and the Ports of Auckland are combining forces to promote change in the supply chain to improve delivery times and prevent delays. More >>

Roading improvements welcomed

Monday, 29 October 2018, 4:20 pm | National Road Carriers

The National Road Carriers Association, the country’s leading road transport organisation, has welcomed announcements over roading improvements planned for Northland and the Horowhenua. More >>

Freight cost rises inevitable

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 4:00 pm | National Road Carriers

Freight cost rises for a wide range of goods is inevitable says the National Road Carriers Association, the country’s leading road transport organisation. “Road transport companies are under increased cost pressure from a variety of directions ... More >>

New Auckland road projects welcomed

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 2:33 pm | National Road Carriers

Plans to accelerate the building of the “Penlink” and Mill Rd roading projects have been welcomed by the National Road Carriers Association (NRC), the nation’s leading road transport organisation. More >>

NRC welcomes safety improvements – wants more

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:17 am | National Road Carriers

NRC welcomes safety improvements – wants more National Road Carriers Association has welcomed the road safety improvements announced for Northland but shares the disappointment of councils in the region that not more is being done. More >>

Is a regional fuel tax the right answer?

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 1:51 pm | National Road Carriers

A regional fuel tax will be nothing more than a stop gap measure to start funding Auckland’s much needed road infrastructure up-grade, according to the National Road Carriers Association. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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