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The way in which fumigations are performed won’t change, the way MPI require them to be monitored will. This new monitoring is mandatory throughout the country, any treatments not incorporating this new methodology from 1st September 2018 will be rejected.  It is up to the fumigation provider to make sure these standards are complied with,  Continue reading “CHANGES TO MPI REQUIREMENTS ON METHYL BROMIDE FUMIGATIONS”   

Brown Marmorated Stinkbug – ITALY – update

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Please see below the latest information received from Ministry of Primary Industries  – an extension to the mandatory treatment for all goods coming from Italy,      New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is extending the mandatory (offshore or onshore) treatment for all goods associated with sea containers from Italy from the 1st of  Continue reading “Brown Marmorated Stinkbug – ITALY – update”   

Marmorated Stink Bug

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Good Morning, The complexity of the stink bug issue is long, so this note is split into two parts. First about the NZ operations, and secondly about the bug and the implications of it coming here.  NZ Operations  As we sit now five ships have been affected. Four have left NZ waters, while the 5th,  Continue reading “Marmorated Stink Bug”   

Last Mile Dashboard

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As part of Hobbs Global Logistics’ on going commitment to provide our customers with total supply chain visibility, we have developed a “Last Mile Dashboard”. This system is a separate web based site that is linked into our “On Trac” logistics management suite and has live feeds from New Zealand Port authorities as well as  Continue reading “Last Mile Dashboard”   

Empty Container Booking System

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Over the past couple of years, there has been talk in the industry about empty container parks in Auckland introducing a container booking system. It is now a very real outcome for empty container parks in Auckland, due to congestion at depots. One major significant change will be that transport companies will be required to  Continue reading “Empty Container Booking System”   

Exporters – Penalty Fees for no e-pre-advice

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Ports of Auckland is to charge a $20.00 plus GST service fee to shippers or carriers of all export containers received without electronic pre advice from October 1. Pre -advice is electronically supplied to the Port by a cargo owner, trucking company or freight forwarder, PRIOR to a container’s arrival. It will include information such  Continue reading “Exporters – Penalty Fees for no e-pre-advice”