TIL Freight
TIL Freight


Latest Weather Update

Jul 13, 2017

Good morning

An update to current weather conditions impacting freight services in New Zealand. 

  • The weather has eased slightly and roads have re-opened in the South of Christchurch corridor and units have travelled.
  • North of Christchurch corridor to Upper South Island regions roads are closed.  This includes
  • SH1 North – East Coast – Closed - Areas affected: Kaikoura, Blenheim.
  • SH70 – Peketa to Waiau – Closed - Areas affected: Kaikoura.
  • SH73 - Springfield to Arthurs Pass (Porters Pass) – Closed  - Areas affected: Greymouth, Hokitika.
  • SH7 – Hanmer Springs – Springs Junction (Lewis Pass) – Closed - Areas affected: Nelson, Blenheim, Greymouth, Hokitika.
  • Please expect substantial delays to all deliveries in these areas.
  • All Cook Strait ferry sailings are cancelled.  Please expect substantial delays to all Inter Island freight services.
  • There are numerous TIL Freight units in transit, currently unable to travel (awaiting re-opening of highways)
  • At present, freight is not moving ex Auckland into the South Island.  Our team are managing all Auckland pickup services in a limited capacity to ensure our warehouse levels don’t reach unmanageable levels. 
  • The Lower and Central North Island are currently experiencing the impact of the current weather situation restricting normal freight services.
  • Our Wellington Depot will also be closed today (13.07.2017) due to weather conditions with no freight in or out. 
Thank you for your patience as we work through the delays and issues caused due to weather.  Please be aware that delays should be expected over the coming days.  Our team are working to manage these delays whilst keeping the safety of both our team and your freight foremost.
Please refer www.tilfreight.kiwi/news for updates.

Kind regards

The TIL Freight Team « Return