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REPRESENTING MEMBERS

We make sure our member's voices are heard so that they can focus on running profitable businesses.

We work with local councils, government agencies including NZTA, Worksafe, ACC and other industry stakeholders on issues that affect our members. We pride ourselves on building relationships here and in Australia, to form collaborations and sharing of resources that benefit New Zealand operators.

NATIONAL LIVESTOCK TRANSPORT COMMITTEE

Our Vice President Eddie Swain represents our livestock members on the committee.

CANTERBURY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

We are members and have access to important information regarding employments, legal and exporting.

AUSTRALIAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION (ATA)

We have built a relationship with the ATA to collaborate, share ideas and resources to tackle common issues. We share common goals around safety, driver health and wellbeing and promoting transport careers.

WAIMAKARIRI, SELWYN & HURUNUI DISTRICT COUNCIL ROAD SAFETY COMMITTEES

We are members of these committee groups and work to improve road safety outcomes in these regions.

LOG TRUCK SAFETY COUNCIL

We support the great work that this association does

SOUTH ISLAND PORT USER WORKING GROUP (SIPUWG)

We are a member and supporter of this group

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT (CILT)

We are a member and supporter to gain valuable insights that can be shared with our members.

MITO

MITO is an industry training organisation who design qualifications and training programmes that meet the needs of the transport and logistics industries. We work with Mito to keep abreast of industry qualifications and training

NZTA FREIGHT FORUMS

We collaborate closely with NZTA, attending meetings including the Freight Forums to keep up to date with plans that may affect freight and to ensure our member's voices and concerns are heard, before any major decisions are made.

GOVERNMENT LOBBYING

Submissions and discussions with government and its agencies that we have been involved with in the last 12 months on behalf of our members include:

  • 2022 Review of Road User Charges System

  • NZTA Industry Freight Forums

  • Sector COVID meetings with Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Health and NZTA

  • NZTA Driver and Freight Forums

  • Road to Zero Strategy

  • State Highway Speed Reviews

  • Local Government Road Safety strategies

  • National Speed Management Guide

  • National Weigh Rite Program

  • COVID Vaccine mandates

  • State Highway Infrastructure projects

  • National Freight & Supply Chain Workshop

  • Ministry of Transport COVID Sector Forums

  • Sector Workforce Engagement Program

  • Rakaia Weigh Bridge Options development

  • National Livestock Transport Safety Group

  • CVST Consultation

  • NZTA Safer Commercial Transport Team

  • Picton Access Business Case

  • Road Safety Stakeholders discussion

  • NZTA Portfolio Managers discussion

  • Cycle Safety Forum

  • Better Protections for Contractors

  • ACC Levy Consultation

  • Market Study Retail Grocery Sector

  • Let’s Get Wellington Moving

  • Immigration Amendment Bill

  • Response to Climate Change Commission Discussion Document

  • Infrastructure Commission Consultation

  • Transport Emissions Pathway to Net Zero

  • Drug Driving Amendment Bill

  • Learners & Restricted Licencing Submission

  • Autonomous Vehicles Consultation

  • Clean Vehicle Bill