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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 >>

New PM Needs To Prioritise Fixing Our Roads

Monday, 23 January 2023, 5:18 pm | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers Association (NRC) is pleased new Prime Minister Hipkins has stated he is going to focus on the big issues business is facing. NRC CEO Justin Tighe-Umbers says for the road transport industry the biggest issue is the shocking ... More >>

National Road Carriers Supports 21 Days Diesel Holdings

Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 2:33 pm | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers Association (NRC) sees the Government’s announcement today to increase onshore fuel holdings to 21 days for diesel as a significant step forward. NRC CEO Justin Tighe-Umbers says onshore fuel holdings are a critical part of our ... More >>

Potholes A Result Of Pay-as-you-go Road Funding

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 5:35 pm | National Road Carriers

New Zealand has badly potholed roads because road maintenance is inadequately funded from pay-as-you-go road user charges (RUC) levied on trucks instead of being well funded and built as core infrastructure from the outset. National Road Carriers COO ... More >>

National Road Carriers: Could The Person With The Good News Please Step Forward?

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 10:05 am | National Road Carriers

Fuel prices are double what they were 12 months ago, new staff are almost impossible to find, and the Government’s road-user charges (RUC) relief scheme is due to end on 21 September. “There is no relief in sight for the road transport industry,” ... More >>

Road Transport Operators Line Up For Trucking Industry Summit

Friday, 8 July 2022, 9:23 am | National Road Carriers

More than 200 transport operators have already registered for the Trucking Industry Summit in Christchurch on Saturday 30 July jointly organised by National Road Carriers (NRC) and NZ Trucking Association (NTA). “We are delighted with the level of interest,” ... More >>

A Focus On Tackling The Big Issues And Building Resilience At The National Road Carriers AGM

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 2:03 pm | National Road Carriers

It’s been an eventful year for National Road Carriers (NRC) with significant changes to the structure of the organisation with experienced industry insider James Smith leading the organisation as Chief Operating Officer while the search was underway ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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