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Meet the truckers – Campbell Transport

Meet the truckers – Campbell Transport

Campbell Transport cut down on paperwork and overcame the challenge of dispatching jobs to drivers in remote locations, often on the road for days, with the MyTrucking driver app. David Campbell founded Campbell Transport at the age of 22, when he bought his first...

MyTrucking moving to AWS

MyTrucking moving to AWS

We’re on the move – well our web hosting platform is! We’re excited to be moving our cloud computing platform provider to world-leading Amazon Web Service (AWS), meaning an enhanced experience for all MyTruckers. For the move to take place, MyTrucking will be offline...

Meet the truckers – IK and SM Newey Transport Ltd

Meet the truckers – IK and SM Newey Transport Ltd

Logging is the be all and end all for Ian Newey, he knows nothing else. He and his wife Shelley own IK and SM Newey Transport, based at Ruakaka, and have built up the business over the last 19 years. In a classic case of stick to what you know, the company is 100%...

In the News – Smooth sailing with MyTrucking driver app

In the News – Smooth sailing with MyTrucking driver app

With the MyTrucking driver app, Campbell Transport has cut down on paperwork and overcome the challenge of dispatching jobs to drivers in remote locations, who are often on the road for days. David Campbell founded Campbell Transport when he bought his first truck at...

Gain efficiencies at harvest time

Gain efficiencies at harvest time

Grain harvest season has kicked off in Australia and your MyTrucking software has a tonne of features that can help ease the load at this busy time. When we talk about running a successful business, efficiency is a word that crops up time and time again. When you’re...

Celebrating business success

Celebrating business success

MyTrucking was very proud to be recognised as a finalist in the 2021 Wairarapa Awards, celebrating business excellence. We were thrilled to be named as a finalist in the ‘Innovation’ category, and the team enjoyed attending the awards evening last night. Big...

In the News – MyTrucking delivers new app feature

The MyTrucking driver app has kicked up a gear with a fresh new look and a new save and repeat feature. The updated app design is easier for drivers to read and edit, and allows them to simply upload and repeat jobs, making life easier for those who do the same job...

Spring into spring: time to take stock of business

Spring into spring: time to take stock of business

Shake off the winter chill and spring into spring with the MyTrucking checklist for some simple ways to streamline your business, set new goals and gear up for what’s left of the year. Is your accounting system working for you? Or are you plugging away in spreadsheets...

Family firm expands its presence

Family firm expands its presence

MyTrucking customers Alexander Group recently featured in Business North. From a quintessential Kiwi family cartage firm to a nationwide specialist transportation brand, Alexander Group has been delivering the goods for 50 years, with strategic partnerships and...

In the News – MyTrucking App: Problem Solved

In the News – MyTrucking App: Problem Solved

Online transport management system MyTrucking was developed to help solve the issues related to excessive paperwork, too many phone calls and invoicing dramas. Since the app was launched over seven years ago with a small group of New Zealand transport operators, it...

In the News – New tech makes transport management easier

In the News – New tech makes transport management easier

“Everyone seems to be using it and everyone raves about it.” That’s the word from Mangaweka-based transport firm Ray Coles Transport when it comes to their move to MyTrucking. The business recently moved to install the MyTrucking software, making the job easier for...

Meet the truckers – Lift n Shift

Meet the truckers – Lift n Shift

With their striking fleet of yellow crane trucks, Lift N Shift are bound to stand out from the crowd. The Nelson-based company services the top of the South Island and has been owned and operated by husband and wife team, Steve and Kate Eggers, for 20 years. Their...

Meet the truckers – Paengaroa Road Haulage (PRH)

Ethan Lewer and his business partner Matt Spratt joined forces in 2016 to found Paengaroa Road Haulage (PRH) and the business has mushroomed since then. PRH is based between Papamoa and Te Puke in the Bay of Plenty, and Ethan says they will cart “pretty much anything”...

Meet the truckers – Angel Transport

Meet the truckers – Angel Transport

Leaving her nursing career at the age of 19 to start up Angel Transport with her father was a leap of faith for Ayna Amina, but she never doubted her decision. From small beginnings with three trucks in 2005, today Angel Transport is an Auckland-wide freight company...

Meet the truckers – Slater 2010 Ltd

Meet the truckers – Slater 2010 Ltd

Bronwyn Slater has a real passion for the trucking industry and enjoys her job and work. While she does have her truck license, Bronwyn admits she wouldn’t call herself a truck driver, and as the sole owner and managing director of Slater 2010 Ltd, she’s got plenty on...

Meet the truckers – Switzers Valley Transport

Meet the truckers – Switzers Valley Transport

The name for Switzers Valley Transport came about over a few drinks with friends when Murray Maslin and his partner were renovating their house. Everyone wrote their suggestion for a name on the bare walls, and Switzers Valley Transport was the winner. Download the...

Meet the truckers – McNeill Distribution

Meet the truckers – McNeill Distribution

McNeill Distribution is just one arm of a diverse business that includes timber, property and transport. A family-owned company, McNeill Distribution operates in excess of 70 trucks and specialises in providing transport services throughout the South Island. The...

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Health and wellbeing: fuel yourself

Health and wellbeing: fuel yourself

Fuelling up with the right food, staying hydrated on the road, and moving our bodies are key to good health and wellbeing. In this blog we give some practical tips, and easy food swaps that can help you lift your nutrition and wellbeing game. With many truck drivers...

Celebrating business success

It’s all about people

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs. MyTrucking is a software system, but it’s more than clever technology, MyTrucking is people helping people to do their job in a simple, smarter and more efficient...

Ramp up your business’s efficiency

Ramp up your business’s efficiency

When we talk about running a successful business, efficiency is a word that crops up time and time again. Creating or finding new ways to be more efficient in your business can lead to significant time and cost savings – something we can all get on board with. At...

Why great business is like a great family

Family and business often go hand in hand. The same core values that create a strong family unit – you know, those ones we all admire and wish we were part of -  can be applied to building a great business. At MyTrucking, we’re big on family. We view our team as a...

7 things we’ve learned from 7 years in the industry.

7 things we’ve learned from 7 years in the industry.

MyTrucking is 7 years old this year! The original MyTrucking prototype application was developed by founder Sam Orsborn for a couple of mates at Wairarapa Livestock Transport (WLT). Not long after getting it up and running at WLT, Josh Hawkins from Martinborough...

Simplify your life

Simplify your life

We like the simple things in life. MyTrucking is so simple and easy to get started on, you’ll be amazed. We believe so whole heartedly in a simple transition to our trucking software management system that we’re willing to bet you’ll be ready to ditch the diary in no...

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