FTD Geared Up

Sustainable awards triumph for Little Yellow Bird – By Iain MacIntyre

Corporate uniform and branded clothing manufacturer Little Yellow Bird has had its social and environmental-based business model championed at the 2019 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards. READ MORE >>

Optimising fulfilment for social commerce – By Paul Soong

Freight, transportation and distribution businesses already struggling to keep up with the rapidly evolving ecommerce landscape face a new challenge – the boom in social commerce. READ MORE >>

Weathering new technology in Tonga

There are about 800 km between the southern and northern tips of Tonga and a lot of ocean. Many of this Pacific archipelago’s 169 islands are remote, exposed, sparsely populated and difficult to access. And when it comes to forecasting the weather in an area known for cyclones and also prone to drought, it’s a significant challenge. However, that’s all about to change. READ MORE >>

Location, location, location

The working group charged with recommending a future strategy for the upper North Island supply chain has released its final report– but not everyone has welcomed its findings. READ MORE >>

FOB, CIP, FAS, WT* – Incoterms 2020 explained – By Chris Dann

A new version of the ICC’s Incoterms – standard trading terms for domestic and international trade (Incoterms 2020) – took effect on 1 January 2020. In this article we summarise what the Incoterms are, what they do (and don’t do) and what’s changed. READ MORE >>

How organisations can use data to be green without compromising on performance – By Mark Morley

Organisations today are increasingly under pressure to seamlessly handle huge volumes of goods passing through their logistics network, while striving to mitigate costs and risks and meet new consumer expectations. READ MORE >>

Blue-collar labour market to see loss of skilled workers in 2020, predicts OneStaff

Income, skills and diversity are set to be the key labour market issues in 2020 according to OneStaff, one of New Zealand’s largest providers of temporary and permanent onsite staffing for the industrial and commercial industries. READ MORE >>

John McKnight – “It was like the light went on”

John McKnight went back to school to affirm his beliefs that his gut instincts and decision-making were sound – and he didn’t let a major health scare slow down his progress towards his goal. This is his story. READ MORE >>

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