Road Transport Forum

Road Transport Forum New Zealand was set up as a national body in 1997 to responsibly promote and advance the interests of the road transport industry and its member associations.

Our Purpose

The Forum exists to:

  • Represent the interests of road freight operators nationally
  • Work with national, regional and local government to further the development of an efficient and cost effective road freight sector
  • Respond to Government initiatives affecting the industry
  • Actively promote measures to encourage further development of the road transport sector with key policy setting and enforcing Government departments
  • Build wider public awareness and understanding of the contribution road freight transport makes to the lives of all New Zealanders
  • Keep members fully informed on matters affecting their businesses and the industry as a whole
  • Maintain regular communications with members to hear and understand their views and aspirations
  • Encourage new entrants by supporting the industry’s training organisation