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Lyttelton Port Strike Cancelled

See below update from LPC regarding strike action. CUSTOMER NOTICE Strikes lifted at Lyttelton Port - agreement in principle reached with Union Please see the below media release which we issued a short time ago. We are very pleased that RMTU members at Lyttelton Port have agreed in principle to a settlement and have lifted their strike notices, effective immediately. This means you now have ce...

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Lyttelton Port Strike OOCL Update - 17/04/2018

Please see below notice from LPC strike action. LPC STATEMENT Lyttelton Port issued with further strike notice Lyttelton Port has today received a further notice of strike action for 26 April to 29 April by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) for approximately 11 Marine staff. Strike action by this small group will close the Port. LPC will therefore pay none of RMTU’s 191 members for th...

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Lyttelton Port Strike Update - 20/04/2018

Please see below update from LPC on strike action set to begin on 20/04/2018 and last for five days. We recognise the severe disruption this will cause customers and are very disappointed RMTU have taken this position given the generous offers put to them. We will be working through contingencies with customers impacted by this strike notice. You will be aware from previous days of strike ac...

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Lyttelton Port Strikes 21/03/18

Please see below notice from CBAFF regarding Lyttelton strike notice for between 21/03/2018 and 25/03/2018 inclusive. Lyttelton Port Customer Notice: Strikes start midnight tonight at Lyttelton Port CUSTOMER NOTICE 20 March Strikes start midnight tonight at Lyttelton Port Strikes will begin at midnight tonight at Lyttelton Port by the Rail and Maritime Union of New Zealand (RMTU). The Uni...

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Easter 2018

GVI Logistics offices will be closed on Friday 30th March 2018 and Monday 2nd April 2018 for Easter holidays.

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Ports of Auckland Terminal Closure

Please see below message from Ports of Auckland. Severe weather is forecast to hit Auckland tomorrow. For safety reasons we have decided to suspend all container terminal operations from 05:00 until 19:00, Monday 12 March. This is inclusive of the MT yard. All VBS slots between 05:00 - 19:00 tomorrow will be cancelled. Please also note that there will be no R&D straddles operating during th...

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Lyttelton Port Strikes Change 13th March 2018

The LPC strike notice for 9th March to 12th March has been withdrawn. The LPC strike notice for 13th March to 21st March currently remains in place. See below update from LPC: Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is very disappointed that the generous offer it made the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) today during mediation has been refused. LPC Operations Manager Paul Monk said the Company ent...

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Lyttelton Port Strikes Begin 08/03/2018

Please see below customer notice from LPC. CUSTOMER NOTICE Lyttelton Port strikes by RMTU from Thursday LPC has today been advised by the Employment Court that its application has been declined for an interim injunction to prevent strikes proceeding at the Port by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU). The RMTU strike will begin at Lyttelton Port Thursday 8 March. We have now received st...

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LPC Operational Initiatives

Please see attached file containing information on LPC's Vehicle Booking System (VBS).

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Auckland Anniversary Day

Auckland office will be closed on 29/01/2018 for Auckland Anniversary Day

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Christmas & New Years Holidays 2017

GVI Logistics offices will be closed on the following dates for Christmas and New Years holidays: 25th December 2017 26th December 2017 1st January 2018 2nd January 2018

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Canterbury Anniversary

The Christchurch office will be closed on 17/11/2017 for Canterbury Anniversary. Auckland office will remain open.

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Auckland Fuel Shortage - Update

In response to the Auckland fuel shortage Malaysian Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines are not accepting cargo until further notice. Other airlines are accepting cargo on a case-by-case basis.

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Auckland Fuel Shortage

As you may have seen in the media over the past couple of days, Auckland Airport is encountering some fuel shortages due to an incident with a pipeline that delivers fuel to the airport. This has caused disruptions to all airlines operating in and out of Auckland with carriers having to take extra fuel resulting in reduced cargo uplift. A number of airlines are refuelling in Australia or the Pac...

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Queens Birthday Holiday

Please note that our offices will be closed on Monday the 5th of June 2017 for Queens Birthday Public Holiday. Office operations will resume as normal on Tuesday the 6th of June 2017.

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Easter Holidays

GVI Logistics offices will be closed on 14/04/2017 and 17/04/2017 for Good Friday and Easter Monday.

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American Airlines suspends flying to NZ

American Airlines will suspend it's Auckland - Los Angeles service for eight weeks later this year. It will suspend flights between August 7 and October 6. American Airlines will return with a bigger aircraft, a Boeing 787-9 with premium economy and new business class suites. This will add 59 seats more than the 787-8 currently servicing this route.

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Auckland Anniversary Day

Auckland office will be closed on 30/01/2017 for Auckland Anniversary Day.

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Lyttelton Port Strike Action update

Please see below notice issued by Lyttelton Port Company. Subject: LCT R&D Weekend Hours 14-15 January CUSTOMER NOTICE 12 January 2017 This is to advise of the R&D Operational hours available this weekend at the Container Terminal. This follows strike notice issued by the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) for the weekend 14-15 January. LYTTELTON CONTAINER TERMINAL The strike period begins a...

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Lyttelton Port Strike Action

Lyttelton Port has advised that Maritime Union of New Zealand employees will take strike action on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25th December. This action will continue each weekend following this date. Please see attached notice for further information regarding this.

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Earthquake Update - 17/11/2016

Rail Rail services between Palmerston North and Wellington has re-opened. Rail services between Blenheim and Christchurch remain closed and will do for some time due to extensive damage. Interislander Ferries Some ferry services have resumed, a temporary schedule is in place (attached). Road Trucking SH1 remains closed between Cheviot and Seddon and will do for some time. SH7 is availabl...

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Earthquake Update - 14/11/2016

The North Canterbury earthquake from 14/11/2016 has caused significant disruption to inter-island freight services. Kiwirail services are interrupted due to track damage. Early reports indicate the rail network between Christchurch and Picton may be closed for some time. Road services are interrupted due to damage to roads and ferry ports. Coastal freight services have been fully booked until a...

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Canterbury Anniversary - 11/11/2016

Christchurch office will be closed for Canterbury Anniversary public holiday on Friday 11/11/2016. Auckland office and Nelson sales office will remain open during this time.

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Labour Day - 24/10/2016

Our offices will be closed for Labour Day public holiday on Monday 24th October 2016. Operations will resume as normal on Tuesday 25th October 2016.

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Server Upgrades

GVI Logistics will be upgrading it's server equipment between 16/09/2016 7pm until 18/09/2016. During this time there will be some disruptions to email, phone and onsite services while the new systems are configured - these disruptions will be minimised where possible. If you have sent an email and have not received a response please call your local GVI Logistics contact.

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Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

GVI Logistics offices will be closed on Monday 06/06/2016 for Queen's Birthday public holiday.

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Auckland Anniversary

The Auckland office will be closed on Monday 01/02/2016 for Auckland Anniversary day.

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Canterbury Anniversary

The Christchurch Office will be closed on 12/11/2015 for Canterbury Anniversary public holiday.

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Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

Auckland and Christchurch offices will be closed on Monday 1st June 2015 for Queen's Birthday public holiday.

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New biosecurity levy rates from 1 July 2015

The biosecurity system entry levy is charged by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for security screening of imported goods. New levy rates come into force on 1 July 2015 and these are set out in the Biosecurity (System Entry Levy) Amendment Order 2015. The rates are summarised as follows: Biosecurity system entry levy on import entries $17.37 ($19.98 including GST) Biosecurity system ent...

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Qantas Freight UN3480 Lithium Battery Restriction

Below announcement from Qantas Freight UN3480 lithium ion battery restriction Following an internal safety assessment, Qantas Freight and appointed handling agents will no longer accept shipments of UN3480 lithium ion batteries for carriage on any Qantas Group aircraft. The restriction will take effect on 1 April 2015 and applies to all domestic and international Qantas, Jetstar and QantasLink ...

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Canterbury Anniversary Day

Christchurch office will be closed on 14/11/14 for Canterbury Anniversary Day

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Labour Day Closure - 27/10/14

The Auckland and Christchurch offices will be closed on Monday 27/10/14 for Labour Day national holiday.

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Client Login Access

Our Client Login area has been redesigned to align with our main page. If you would like access to this area of our page please contact logins@gvi.co.nz The login area provides access to live information from our database including order statuses, shipping information, invoice copies, statements and much more.

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New GVI Logistics Website Now Live

The new GVI Logistics website is now live. The new website seeks to cut down on unnecessary information to become a useful tool for our clients and agents to use. If you would like access to the client login area please contact us via the contact page or your sales representative directly. The client login area can be used to track orders, view invoices and much more.

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Head Office

PO Box 2181
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand
Telephone:
+64-3-964 6000

South Island

Ivan Jamieson Place
Christchurch Airport
Christchurch 8053
New Zealand
Christchurch Telephone:
+64-3-964 6000
Nelson Telephone:
+64-21 916 244

North Island

Laurence Stevens Drive
Auckland Airport
Manukau 2022
New Zealand
Auckland Telephone:
+64-9-255 5891