Ports, truckers warn of looming freight blockages

By Gavin Evans | Thu, 26 Mar 2020


Ports and freight handlers have signalled the need to keep all cargoes moving off the country’s wharves to ensure essential supplies can continue to get delivered.The Road Transport Forum today urged the government to take a pragmatic approach in the current lockdown to ensure that exporters and importers of non-essential goods are still able to move consignments.Ports of Auckland, the country’s largest import terminal, said cargoes are moving well at the moment but that could change in coming weeks if customers aren’t able to receive goods, ei...