Port, carriers tackle container bottleneck

Port, carriers tackle container bottleneck

Ports of Auckland and the National Road Carriers Association are combining forces to improve delivery times and prevent delays of containers at the port. The move follows FGC asking importer members if they had trouble getting containers through Auckland in the wake...
Document on unfair business conduct welcomed

Document on unfair business conduct welcomed

The Food & Grocery Council welcomes the launch of a discussion document outlining proposals to prohibit unfair business conduct and to protect businesses from unfair contract terms. Chief Executive Katherine Rich says the launch of the paper by Commerce and...
Tackling packaging issues

Tackling packaging issues

The management of supermarkets and consumer goods companies has taken on quite a change in recent times – and there’s more to come. After decades of grocers scurrying around filling boxes with shoppers’ orders, and decades more of them carrying plastic bags to the...
Innovations in workplace wellness

Innovations in workplace wellness

Workplace Wellness programmes are often thought to be the domain of only large corporates, and beyond the resources of smaller businesses, but this does not need to be the case. When I look around the members of the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council, I often see...

Kiwis lead APEC achievement on non-tariff measures

The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) has been congratulated for work that has led to the adoption by APEC Ministers of an important set of principles on non-tariff measures. NZ International Business Forum Executive Director Stephen Jacobi has singled out ABAC...

Half-Yearly Meeting & AGM

Nearly 300 FGC delegates attended the FGC Half-Yearly and AGM at Eden Park in May to hear guest speakers Belinda Tumbers, David Hughes, Lisa King, and Josh Borgia-Frost talk on a wide variety of topics....
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