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2018 – looking back to look forward – By Chris Dann

2018 – looking back to look forward – By Chris Dann

2018 – looking back to look forward – By Chris DannIt’s been a busy year for our regulators in the transport and supply chain sector. In this final issue of FTD for 2018, we look back at some of the year’s highlights and take a peek at what’s coming...

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Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy

Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy

The Government is conducting a comprehensive Upper North Island logistics and freight review to ensure New Zealand’s supply chain is fit for purpose in the longer-term.The review will guide the development and delivery of a freight and logistics strategy...

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International trade: predictions for 2019

International trade: predictions for 2019

Chapman Tripp predicted some international trade events in 2017 and it fared well. The firm is now looking at what to expect in 2019 and foresees the rules-based trading system will continue to be challenged.“We are in a complex trade war environment. The...

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Infrastructure Surcharge

Infrastructure Surcharge

Commencing the 3 April 2017, DP World Australia will be introducing an “Infrastructure Surcharge” to cover costs of improvements to infrastructure and overall efficiency of (they claim) between 35 and 37% since 2013. The fee will be charged to road and rail carriers and they will pass it on to customers as a levy of $25 per container.

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