What you need to know
The freight and supply chain system faces substantial changes over the coming years, including from climate change, geopolitical volatility, new technologies, and growing population and densification. There are also endemic problems in the system that prevent it from functioning optimally. Please see below for the strategy document and summary document.
Report into certification of low emissions freight
Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport partnered with the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) on a feasibility study which found that a system of renewable freight certificates to certify low-emissions freight routes throughout the country is a feasible and achievable option.
Publication of feedback on issues paper
We received 83 submissions and more than 500 pages of feedback through the public consultation process on the freight and supply chain issues paper. We are grateful to all the individuals and organisations who made a submission.
Engagement with stakeholders
We analysed the submissions made during the consultation period and met with stakeholders to progress the development of the freight and supply chain strategy.
Public consultation on the issues paper
Public consultation on the Ministry’s freight and supply chain issues paper ran between April and June 2022. The feedback we received will shape how we develop and focus the freight and supply chain strategy. Links to the full report and a summary are below:
Issues paper developed
The Ministry developed an issues paper following extensive engagement with a broad range of stakeholders including those operating or using the freight transport system, partner government agencies and local government.