Bulk Liquids / Containers / Storage / Warehouse Services
PLANT AND EQUIPMENT
The Company currently employ over 125 permanent and fixed term professional drivers and support staff who play an integral role in the Company’s business. The fleet is operated on a 7 day/24 hour roster system predominantly running out of Mount Maunganui, however we do operate satellite units based in Hawkes Bay, Waikato, Taranaki, Bluff & Timaru.
Currently we operate a wide and complex fleet of vehicles, numbering over 160. These include insulated and uninstalled tanker units, specifically designed dangerous goods tanker units, container swing lift units, empty container (skelator units), curtain sider truck and trailer units when required, and specially designed container tipping units for bulk animal feeds. Our fleet is monitored, measured and maintained on a daily basis, with all vehicles undergoing regular, pre-planned preventative maintenance programmes carried out within our modern workshop facilities located in Mount Maunganui by professionally trained and qualified mechanical servicemen. This busy operation is overseen by our Workshop Manager who communicates daily with both the Operations Manager, Call outs for mechanical breakdowns are also overseen and managed by the Workshop Manager, on a rostered 24hour/7day basis.
BR & SL Porter Limited are strong advocates in staying abreast of all technological changes, industry trends, and developments improvements that enhance and improve cost effectiveness, performance and profitability. Our Vehicle Replacement Program [VRP], underpins this commitment, and is evidenced in the presentation and operational performance of our current modern fleet.