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T&LOver 8,000 workers in road transport, stores, warehousing and logistics come together in the Transport & Logistics sector of FIRST Union.

We have Industry Councils which drive the work of our union in Transport & Logistics

Karl Andersen is the Secretary of FIRST Union's Transport & Logistics sector.

Transport & Logistics Workers FIRST!

Check out the latest news below from our transport and logistics workers:

Bullet Freight workers laid-off

Date of Release: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

An estimated 200 employees of Bullet Freight Systems lost their jobs yesterday following the company going into receivership last Friday evening (4 July), according to FIRST Union.

Bullet Freight Systems is a nationwide logistics company with depots in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Nelson, Blenheim, Christchurch and Dunedin.

Northland petrol tanker drivers back at work

Date of Release: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Northland petroleum tanker drivers at Toll Carriers are back on the job after successfully achieving a collective agreement and pay rise.

Community and global support growing for striking drivers

Date of Release: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Community support for the striking Toll/BP drivers is growing, and supporters are keen to see an end to this dispute so the workers can return to the job.

Wages and truth both casualties in Toll’s drive to clear name

Date of Release: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Recent comments by Toll on an industry website would not stand up to independent scrutiny, says the drivers union.

International Transport Workers Congress 2014

Article Date: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

FIRST Union actively participates in global union bodies that represent our members on the international stage.

Through our transport, logistics and bus members, we affiliate to the International Transport Workers Federation.

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