If you are importing building products into NZ, be sure to know New Building Product Information Requirements.
On 11 December 2023, new regulations for building product information requirements will commence.
At the end of last year, we shared in our blog that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) developed industry standards to digitalize passenger experience at airports.
These standards involve contactless biometric processes, which will bring the aim of having travellers arrive at airports Learn More Now
The Port of Auckland has revealed a general price increase of 7% starting from January 1, 2024.
Furthermore, new surcharges for commercial port users will be implemented as of March 1, 2024.
Recently, Auckland-based importers of food products were fined a total of NZ$28,000 for their failure to translate food allergen declarations into English.
New Zealand Food Safety introduced stronger requirements for all food importers in the country. These changes clarify the responsibilities of food importers when bringing products into New Zealand to guarantee the safety and suitability of food for local consumers.
From 1 January 2024, the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) will be extended to cover CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions from all large ships (of 5000 gross tonnage and above) entering EU ports, regardless of the flag those ships fly.
The recent announcement of price increases by the Port of Auckland (POAL) is part of an ongoing series of hikes that are affecting the road transport industry, according to the National Road Carriers (NRC).
The NRC highlights that the industry is facing substantial increases in various cost factors, which is putting the sustainability of many carriers at risk. Justin Tighe-Umbers, the CEO of NRC, emphasizes that domestic freight charges are inevitably rising due to these escalating costs.
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Ever wondered where your package goes on its journey to you?
Well, it’s quite a team effort involving several companies. If you want to track down your parcel, you’ll need to connect with either New Zealand Post, the courier, fast freight or the shipping company responsible for sending it.
Te Manatū Waka (Ministry of Transport) has introduced its first-ever national strategy for freight and supply chain management, with the intention of boosting the efficiency and robustness of New Zealand’s ports, shipping, and freight sectors.
Anticipated in the coming 12 months, the “Mid-Year 2023 New Zealand Supply Chain and Logistics Risks Outlook” reveals an increasing likelihood of encountering issues related to cyber-attacks and financial vulnerabilities.
Trading with China is set to become easier for New Zealand exporters with the addition of a self-certification option with the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (China Customs).