Safe and Non-Contact Deliveries at Alert Level 1

It’s fantastic news that New Zealand has reduced active cases of Covid-19 to 0. Let’s keep it there!

We are delighted that the country can now return to a new normal, but now is not the time to be complacent.

Transfervans is committed to the safety of all delivery teams and the public and believe that the existing safety processes and non-contact deliveries should be extended and shall continue to operate the non-contact delivery methods until at least Sunday 28th June.

Minor updates to the Non-Contact Delivery Process

This is a safety precaution and continues the process that was announced before the lockdown began in March.

Well done New Zealand, let’s stay safe.

Essential Deliveries Only During Alert Level-4

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The Government has issued further guidance on which companies can remain open during the Level-4 lockdown and has led Transfervans to clarify its position on its availability during this time.

The government has made it clear that:

“Businesses that are a critical part of the supply chain for essential services are also able to continue operating, but must do so in a way that is safe”

Transfervans believes that it has implemented a number of processes which will improve the safety of deliveries for essential workers and industries if required. However, for the safety of everyone, we understand that our delivery service cannot be used for non-essential industries or workers.

MBIE chief executive, Paul Stocks, has also clearly stated:

“Only the businesses absolutely essential to ensure the necessities of life, like supermarkets and pharmacies, can stay open. If in doubt, the business premises should be closed.”

Transfervans will therefore halt virtually all deliveries for both business and consumer customers from 11.59pm (Tonight) Wednesday 25 2020 for at least four weeks.

For businesses that are delivering essential services, and require deliveries to be made, we request that a Director of the business provide a signed letter stating that ‘any delivery requests made during the mandatory government shutdown will be for essential workers and essential services only’.

We further await updates on white-goods deliveries, like fridges, freezers and washing machines, and further updates regarding online ordering from MBIE which may lead to an update to this policy: we will be there for essential deliveries when called upon.

Transfervans is committed to supporting the Government’s measures and essential services during this time. The safety and security of New Zealanders and our visitors is of the utmost importance at this time, that is why “we need as many businesses as possible to close their premises now if our one shot at beating the virus is to be successful”.

Contactless Deliveries – Available for Essentials

For further business information, please contact the team at [email protected]

Noho Tawhiti / Stay Safe

David Nolan
General Manager, Transfervans