News

May 2, 2020, 2:02 PM
‘Freight movers we thank you’. Many of you on essential work travel during recent weeks will have seen this NZTA-approved message on smart signs above motorways.
Mar 24, 2020, 8:13 AM
Decisive action from Government is needed to keep imports and exports moving through New Zealand and globally, says the freight forwarding industry body.
Mar 21, 2020, 2:39 PM
Logistics companies are currently fielding a lot of questions from customers which we simply don't have the ability to answer. Our counter parts around the world are facing the same situation. The global picture is changing by the day and there are still many unknowns that make it impossible to determine the extent of the impact the Covid-19 pandemic will have on the supply chain globally and what the overall effect will be on New Zealand.
Mar 20, 2020, 8:12 AM
Air cargo rates are rapidly soaring to ‘unaffordable’ levels as airlines cut international services, the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF) has warned.
Feb 29, 2020, 3:23 PM
Many freight forwarders and companies across the logistics industry will have been undertaking their planning for the year - so I make no apologies for returning to the subject of recruitment.
Sep 25, 2018, 1:50 PM
The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation (CBAFF) is urging shipping lines to waive detention fees on containers delayed following a tragic accident at Ports of Auckland.
Jun 2, 2017, 10:22 AM
Glenn Coldham, National Customs Manager at DHL Global Forwarding, has been elected to his third term as president of the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF). Vice presidents are Steve Pugh, Customs Manager at GVI Logistics in Christchurch, and Willie van Heusden, Country Manager for Damco.
Jun 2, 2017, 10:10 AM
Phillip Burgess left school in Christchurch 12 years ago with no idea of what he wanted to do. Today he heads the South Island operation for a global freight forwarder and has just been named the sector’s most promising young professional. Phillip, South Island Manager for Burnard International, based in Christchurch, is the 2017 winner of the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand’s (CBAFF) Young Achiever Award.
Aug 24, 2016, 11:20 AM
From mid-September 2016- April 2017, MPI will increase targeted interventions for Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs on FCL containers from designated Ports in the USA and Italy.
Aug 24, 2016, 11:20 AM
CBAFF has been working with NZ Customs to gain clarification for members about the requirements for goods of Chinese origin that have only transhipped through Hong Kong on their way to NZ. Please see below response from NZ Customs regarding their view on the matter.