Freightways is a leading provider of express package services throughout New Zealand, with complementary business servicing the information management and business mail sectors.
The Group's origins date back to 1964 through New Zealand Couriers - a pioneer in the express package industry in New Zealand. Since commencing operations in Auckland, Freightways has grown organically and by acquisition to become a leading New Zealand service provider, with representation in every major town and city throughout the country.
New Zealand Couriers
Specialists in the delivery of time sensitive documents and parcels – locally, regionally same-day, nationwide overnight and to over 200 countries worldwide.
Post Haste Couriers was founded in 1980 and is positioned as a mid-level service/mid-price provider of network courier services throughout New Zealand. Post Haste caters to the needs of the commercial and industrial sectors by completing all overnight intercity deliveries next morning and residential consignments on a next day basis. Post Haste also offers same day delivery locally and regionally to selected towns and cities.
Castle Parcels operates in the economy next day (two day inter-island) delivery segment, with the ability to cater for high volume parcel customers. Castle Parcels has branches in the three main business centres of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, and operates a fleet of mid-size trucks in these centres. For deliveries outside these centres, Castle Parcels utilises the Post Haste Couriers and New Zealand Couriers fleets.
SUB60 is New Zealand’s leading point-to-point courier, specialising in time critical (typically 1 hour) metropolitan deliveries in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Consignments are handled by the same SUB60 contractor from pick-up until delivery, ensuring greater speed and security of delivery. SUB60 also offers urgent same day intercity deliveries.
Kiwi Express are a point to point courier company positioned as the premium price / premium service time critical courier. Operating in Auckland and Wellington, Kiwi Express offers 15 minute, 30 minute and 1 hour delivery standards to meet customer requirements.
Security Express is a secure express package service specialising in the transportation of valuable items and documentation within Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and nationwide from these centres. Security Express offers a completely secure service, from the moment a call is logged through to the arrival of a consignment at its destination. Security Express’ contractors are all licensed security guards.
Parceline Express provides road linehaul services to Freightways' express package and business mail businesses.
The Parceline Express network is comprised of independent contractors who operate over the major arterial routes across New Zealand each evening. The road linehaul network links with Fieldair’s air linehaul service to provide Freightways with a dedicated national linehaul network.
Online Security Services
Online Security Services provides the secure management of business information, both electronic and paper based.
Document Destruction provides a secure process for the confidential destruction of paper-based information as well as other business sensitive products such as computer equipment and uniforms. All product is collected and shredded in compliance with the New Zealand Security Association's Code of Practice as required by major banks, corporate entities and government departments.
Data Security Services
Data Security Services is a leading provider of off-site computer tape management services. Data Security Services uses specially designed vaults located in Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington and Christchurch, and has been providing companies with cost effective and secure storage services since 1983. Client back-up tapes are collected, archived, stored and made available for re-delivery 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Archive Security provides a high security national off-site document management service whereby client documents are collected, archived (and electronically imaged if required), stored and made available for re-delivery 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
DataBank is Australia's largest specialist offsite tape storage company, servicing over 1200 clients across Australia, with over 1 Million backup tapes in storage and performing over 3 Million tape rotations per annum. DataBank provides secure, reliable and efficient data storage and retrieval services to corporate and government client.
Fieldair’s primary purpose is to operate and maintain a fleet of four Convair 580 and one Convair 5800 freight aircraft, which operate nightly dedicated air linehaul services between the North and South Islands. It provides maintenance and support services for these aircraft and for external customers. Freightways acquired Fieldair in November 1999, gaining full control of its air linehaul requirements and avoiding reliance on any external party.
Freightways Information Services (FIS)
Freightways Information Services (FIS) is an internal shared services provider of information technology and advisory services to the Freightways businesses. It is responsible for managing Freightways' overall information technology infrastructure and maintains relationships with selected external information technology suppliers.
FIS is also responsible for the design, development, maintenance and support of Freightways' in-house express package application software. FIS has extensive experience in managing mission-critical, high volume transaction processing systems and works closely with the Freightways businesses to apply this experience to the development of robust commercially focussed information systems.