“To establish and maintain best practice safety and compliance standards for all road transport operators loading, handling and delivering intermodal imported and exported freight.”

Current activity

Developing a Code of Practice for Sideloaders, Safe Maintenance and Operation (CoP).  Expected completion September 2021.

Providing feedback on the review of Unit Standard 17679 Operate a truck mounted sidelifter.

More information can be found in the Members’ area


  • CODA Group
  • Hilton Haulage
  • H W Richardson
  • la Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand
  • L. G Anderson
  • L.W. Bonney and Son
  • National Road Carriers
  • NZ Express
  • Pollock & Sons Crane Hire
  • Reliance Transport


Murray Young, NZ Express


National Road Carriers

Meeting minutes

Key documents

Unit standard 17679 Operate a truck mounted sidelifter

Sector specific advisories

No sector specific advisories have been issued in last 6 months

Useful information links

PCBU Obligations

Worker engagement

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