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Saturday 21 May 2022

Freightways

Freightways warns of Omicron costs of up to $7m 10th May 2022 /

Freightways warns of Omicron costs of up to $7m

Freightways says the impact of Omicron on its business could be as much as $7m due to lower volumes and higher operating costs due in part to absent staff.


Big Chill “surge” boosts Freightways H1 profit 21st February 2022 /

Big Chill “surge” boosts Freightways H1 profit

The freight carrier, which recently bought Big Chill and ProducePronto, says it is open to complementary acquisition opportunities.


Big Chill adds new $40m Waikato DC 16th February 2022 /

Big Chill adds new $40m Waikato DC

Freightways is investing $40m into a new Waikato cold store to meet growing demand for its fresh and frozen logistics business.


Freightways buys ProducePronto for cool $10m 20th October 2021 /

Freightways buys ProducePronto for cool $10m

The latest deal sees Freightways expand its grip over the express chilled and frozen food transport sector following 2020’s Big Chill purchase.