Hub network

We facilitate efficient flows of container cargo across New Zealand, using a network of road, rail and coastal transport modes, together with strategically located regional freight hubs situated along key freight corridors.

Hub services

Through this network we provide tailored solutions, which may include:

  • Import and export wharf cartage to and from all New Zealand ports
  • Domestic container transport nationwide
  • Multi-modal transport solutions, including sea, rail and road
  • Container storage, short or long term
  • Cross-dock pack and unpack services
  • LCL cartage to and from pack sites and container terminals
  • Ancillary services, including MPI inspections
  • Triangulation and re-use services to optimise container movements

Please refer to our Carrier Access Arrangements for container delivery and transport information.

Hub locations

In the Lower North Island Nexus is domiciled at the Manawatu Inland Port (MIP) at Longburn.

We are not restricted to using only MIP and can also provide logistics services in the Lower North Island for containers and cargo direct from the Palmerston North rail CT.

Our services include:

  • Access to and from rail via the private rail siding – currently 3 shunts per day
  • Container storage facility: catering for both full dry and reefer and empty transitioning
  • Empty container de-hire site providing container wash bay/steam clean and some small repair/maintenance work
  • Container packing and de-van operations – hard-sealed and under canopy apron
  • Cross docking for all cargo types (ambient, chilled and frozen)
  • Fully NZ Customs, MPI and ATF accredited
  • Road transport to and from MIP – both full and less than truck loads
  • Rail transport to and from Auckland and Wellington ports
  • Integrated hub network with other Nexus sites (Wiri/WIFH, Waikato and Christchurch)