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Feb 22, 2021, 3:30 AM
Dec 3, 2020, 5:00 PM
A large container ship due to arrive at Northland’s port on Sunday (6 December) is not the ‘silver bullet’ solution to get goods to Auckland in time for the Christmas market, says the freight forwarding industry body.
Nov 27, 2020, 1:00 PM
The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation (CBAFF) is urging the Government to give Ports of Auckland (POAL) the green light to recruit overseas seasonal workers to clear a container backlog.
Oct 29, 2020, 11:33 AM
New Zealand’s freight forwarders are urging retailers and other importers to get sea freight space booked as early as possible – in the face of a severe shortage of shipping capacity.
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.