We are pleased to welcome the announcement by Hon Simon Bridges, Minister of Transport, confirming that the Waterview Tunnel will open in early July 2017.Continue reading
Elliot Price, Convenor of the International CILT Young Professionals, presenting at the CILT International Convention 2017 in Macao.Continue reading
Thank you to Synlait Milk Limited for hosting the Southern Section of Young Professionals on a site tour of the Dunsandel facilities.Continue reading
Thank you to the staff at Midland Port, Rolleston, Caterbury for hosting members and guests of CILT Southern Section on their site.Continue reading
When passengers and crew miss their flights, the knock-on effect can create air travel pandemonium that stretches out to other cities and countries.
For Auckland International Airport, this is exactly what played out in December 2016.
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.
The New Year will see a new era for The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) as Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Kevin Byrne takes over from out-going President Paul Brooks.Continue reading
Minutes for the AGM and Section meeting on 1st September are now available.Continue reading
Like so many young people fresh out of school, Simon Olsen had no firm ideas about his future career – so he joined one of New Zealand’s most progressive FMCG companies and has never looked back. This is his story.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Congratulations to Simon Olsen CILT NZ, Runner up in the 2016 Young International Achiever of the Year!Continue reading
The Bay of Plenty section had a visit to the Tauranga Traffic Operations Centre recently and then later in the day also hosted the LFTF Group, who were completing the BOP part of the programme at the Tauranga Club, Devonport Towers.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Glen-Marie-Burns FCILT took over as President of CILT NZ on Wednesday 21st October at the AGM held where Cormac McBride CMILT took over the position of President-elect and Chin Abeywickrama FCILT now Imm.Past President.Continue reading