Category: News

vWork

The new platform that vWork launched 13th January 2017 for NZ transport and logistics companies. The tool was dreamed up by the founder Sam Morgan of Trade Me.
Mike O’Donnell provided a preview of the platform when he was a guest speaker at the CILT conference October last year, 2016.

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Are We Ready for the New Container Weight Rules?

Some months ago, Murray King wrote about the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) decision to require that all loaded containers in international trade should have their weight verified, so called Verified Gross Mass or VGM. Up until now the obligation to declare the weight has not always been accurately complied with. So the IMO has introduced mechanisms by which the weight is independently verified.

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Passion for Ships Steered Career Choice for Graeme Marshall

Graeme Marshall’s decades-long involvement in the ports industry began in his mid-20s. Mr Marshall spent 19 years at Napier Port, ending up as general manager, then moved to Port of Tauranga (POT) in 1997. He was commercial manager as Tauranga grew to become the country’s leading port, stepping down in 2013 to take up a range of director and advisory positions.

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Last Mile Humanitarian Logistics on a Shoestring – Part 2

There was a very positive national and international response to the first “Last Mile Humanitarian Logistics on a Shoestring” Article that I wrote for the New Zealand Logistics & Supply Chain magazine, FTD. The Vanuatu story is under pinned by how an informal network of logistics professionals cooperated to deliver such a positive result raised significant interest.

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