NZ Express Transport | Christchurch, Canterbury Container and Freight Cartage

Our Services



NZ Express Transport offers a comprehensive fleet of modern heavy vehicles, focused mainly on Canterbury & Christchurch metropolitan cartage.
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NZ Express offers a comprehensive devanning/export loading and warehousing service.
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Container Terminal

Container Terminal

NZ Express Transport operates an inland Container Terminal located just 8km from Lyttelton Port. With capacity for 1500TEU we can handle and store all domestic, import and export containers. We also offer container sales and leasing options.
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Team & Environment


Great team

We have a team that offers 100 years’ experience in the road transport sector.

People to depend on

We offer reliability and the ‘can do’ attitude. Our first consideration is the satisfaction of our clients.

Excellent facilities

Purpose built facilities to cater for devanning under cover, storage inside and out, Customs and MPI accredited treatment facility, complaint fumigation areas.


Great environment

A team of experienced people, willing to help all customers get the service they require. This has not changed over the last 150+ years.

Handy location

Based in a modern facility in Woolston. Close to Lyttelton Port, Empty container depots and the motorway systems. Equipment to handle over 100,000 containers pa.

Excellent service

NZE have the latest in-cab & dispatch technology offering our clients real time service & traceability.

NZ Express is the largest road transport carrier of containers on and off the Lyttelton Port.

Our core business is containers, container devanning, general freight deliveries and container tipping for delivery of bulk commodities. We can also assist with large project planning, over dimensional cartage and container sales and leasing.

Our experienced staff work to ensure you receive the most well-informed transport/warehouse service available.

Our comprehensive fleet has up to the minute vehicle location and direction integrated with container status and invoicing software so that we can provide you, the customer, with a more timely service.

46 Trucks & Trailers
100,000PA Containers Moved
2,000m2 Warehouse Space
36 tonne Yard Lift Capacity