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National Road Carriers Responds To Minister Brown's Announcement Work Is To Begin On The RONs

Friday, 5 July 2024, 1:31 pm | National Road Carriers

The appointment of a project team to accelerate consenting, property acquisition, and design, in combination with the engagement of construction partners for the first seven roads shows this Government is serious about investing in infrastructure. More >>

National Road Carriers Comment On The Awatere Grounding

Saturday, 22 June 2024, 1:01 pm | National Road Carriers

While the grounding of the Awatere ferry is unfortunate, NRC is pleased that everyone involved is safe and passengers have been able to disembark. More >>

Ōtaki To North Of Levin Road Of National Significance Update Welcomed By Freight Sector

Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 5:17 pm | National Road Carriers

The latest announcement by Transport Minister Simeon Brown is another positive sign that the National-led Government is getting serious about roading and infrastructure. "Investment in our road network needs to happen at pace to help New Zealand ... More >>

Raised Speed Limits Will Make Goods Delivery Faster

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 10:59 am | National Road Carriers

“We are delighted the Government plans to push these proposed changes through public consultation and launch them on 1 July 2025.” More >>

Significant Investment In Transport Shows This Government Is Serious About Transport

Friday, 31 May 2024, 10:19 am | National Road Carriers

1.9 million households are going to benefit from the promised tax relief and critical services such as health and education are ear marked for significant investment. More >>

National Road Carriers Praises NZTA State Highway Investment Proposal Turnaround

Sunday, 14 April 2024, 2:00 pm | National Road Carriers

NZTA released its State Highway Investment Proposal (SHIP) on Friday 12 April in response to the draft GPS that set out plans for 15 Roads of National Significance (RoNS) released by Transport Minister Simeon Brown on 6 March. More >>

National Road Carriers Welcomes Appointment Of Steven Joyce To Infrastructure Agency Design Panel

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 5:36 pm | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers Association, New Zealand’s progressive nationwide organisation representing supply chain companies, welcomes the appointment of Steven Joyce to chair the new Infrastructure Agency design panel. National Road Carriers Association ... More >>

Road Freight Operators Support Road Taxes Being Used For Roads

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 12:57 pm | National Road Carriers

Road freight operators welcome the Government prioritising funding collected for roading being used for roading and projects that deliver economic efficiency says National Road Carriers Association (NRC) GM Policy & Advocacy James Smith. ... More >>

Transport Costs Spike 17% Higher In September 2023 Quarter

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:32 pm | National Road Carriers

ransport costs have spiked 17% higher in the September 2023 quarter as diesel prices increased 11% from the previous quarter and the Government reinstated full rates for road user charges. The figures from National Road Carriers Association’s (NRC) ... More >>

Brynderwyn Closure Would Be A Devastating Blow For Transport Operators And Northland Community

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 11:04 am | National Road Carriers

Waka Kotahi’s recommended closure of State Highway 1 through the Brynderwyn Hills for road repairs would be a devastating blow for transport operators serving Northland and the Northland community says National Road Carriers Association (NRC) CEO Justin ... More >>

NRC’s New Customisable Cost Index A Vital Tool In Stressful Times

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 12:06 pm | National Road Carriers

With fuel and road user charges costs on the rise and a slowing economy, now is the time for road transport businesses to get onto National Road Carriers Association’s new Customisable Cost Index. NRC GM Policy and Advocacy James Smith said the next ... More >>

Port Of Auckland Ltd Price Increases Signal More Cost Pressure For Transport Operators

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 3:57 pm | National Road Carriers

The Port of Auckland (POAL) price increase announcement is the latest in a series of hikes besieging the road transport industry which continues to experience significant increases across a range of cost inputs. Escalating costs are threatening the viability ... More >>

Budget Focus On Resilience Right, But Roading Deficit Remains

Friday, 19 May 2023, 9:19 am | National Road Carriers

While this year’s Budget addresses the urgent need to respond to the devastation caused by the recent weather events it does not address the long-term funding deficit caused by decades of under-investment in New Zealand’s roading network. Justin ... More >>

Budget Focus On Resilience Right But Roading Deficit Remains

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 4:34 pm | National Road Carriers

While this year’s Budget addresses the urgent need to respond to the devastation caused by the recent weather events it does not address the long-term funding deficit caused by decades of under-investment in New Zealand’s roading network. Justin ... More >>

Bridge To Replace SH25A Is Best Option Says National Road Carriers

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 12:03 pm | National Road Carriers

Today’s announcement by Transport Minister Michael Wood that the Government is committed to building a bridge to replace SH25A is being welcomed by the transport sector. “Confirmation the bridge will be able to be delivered quickly, while bringing ... More >>

National Road Carriers Welcomes Progress On Waitematā Harbour Crossing Project

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 10:20 am | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers (NRC) is pleased to see progress on the Waitematā Harbour crossing project with Transport Minister Michael Wood’s announcement today of five options. NRC CEO Justin Tighe-Umbers says the need for an additional harbour crossing ... More >>

Mayor Brown Hits The Cone On The Head

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 3:47 pm | National Road Carriers

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has hit the cone on the head – it’s time to adopt a more sensible approach to traffic management says National Road Carriers Association (NRC). NRC CEO Justin Tighe-Umbers says in 2022 Waka Kotahi proposed a shift to a ... More >>

NRC Transport And Logistics Advisory Group Welcomes Fullers360 CEO Mike Horne

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 7:10 pm | National Road Carriers

The National Road Carriers (NRC) Transport and Logistics Advisory Group has strengthened its sustainability credentials by welcoming Fullers Group Ltd CEO, Mike Horne onboard. NRC CEO Justin Tighe-Umbers NRC CEO Justin Tighe-Umbers says, “Road transport will ... More >>

Rebuilding Roads Will Require More Than $250 Million Tagged And A Skilled Workforce

Wednesday, 1 March 2023, 1:40 pm | National Road Carriers

The Government’s announcement of $250 million for assessing and fixing the roads is a great start, but the final number is going to be significantly higher says National Road Carriers Transport and Logistic Advisory Group Chair Simon Bridges. “Funding ... More >>

Trucks Ready To Deliver As Soon As Roads Passable

Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 3:28 pm | National Road Carriers

Trucking companies are ready to deliver supplies to places that have been cut off by slips, flooding and tree falls as soon as the roads are passable. National Road Carriers Association (NRC) CEO Justin Tighe-Umbers says NRC’s 1,500 truck company ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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