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PBT Covid - 19 Update - 21st September (vs3)

21/09/2021

The safety and wellbeing of our customers, suppliers and staff is our top priority. With the Government announcing Auckland will transition from Level 4 to Level 3 on 22nd September we would take this opportunity to remind our customers of the processes and procedures we have implemented to give you confidence that we are operating and utilising a best practice safety approach to protect our customers and our staff in this new environment. The processes detailed below came into effect mid August and will not change under Level 3 restrictions

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Cook Strait Ferry Disruptions Update; Thursday 16 September

16/09/2021

Kiwirail have advised the market that over the next 2 weeks (commencing Monday 20 September) capacity on Interislander services is going to be significantly constrained. This is due to mechanical issues with the Kaiarahi and the Aretere going into dry dock for work in order to comply with maritime flag requirements. PBT has been working hard to mitigate any potential disruptions and wish to provide assurance to our customers that we anticipate our services will continue to operate without major disruption over this period. In the event that you expect significantly larger than normal freight movements over this period, please contact your PBT Account Manager or your local Branch manager to discuss.

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PBT Covid - 19 Update - 8th September (vs2)

08/09/2021

The safety and wellbeing of our customers, suppliers and staff is our top priority. We would take this opportunity to advise our customers of the processes and procedures we have implemented to give you confidence that we are operating and utilising a best practice safety approach to protect our customers and our staff in this environment.

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E-cert update & reminder from PBT: 1 December 2020

01/12/2020

E-cert Requirements per Animal Products Notice 2018: Regulated Control Scheme It is a requirement that when booking export eligible animal product transfers that relevant goods must be clearly identifiable as being intended for export. Additionally batch numbers must be provided to PBT for export eligible dairy products. If PBT is not advised that freight is E-cert it will travel as general freight and risks losing E-cert eligibility. Customer Requirements At the time of booking a consignment, we need to be advised that it is an E-cert shipment and provided with an ED number (export document number). Additionally, batch numbers need to be provided to PBT when booking shipments for export eligible dairy product. For your further information, PBT has been advised the following by MPI:

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