History

History

History

Agnew Transport Services Ltd is part of the Agnew Group which also has strong Horticulture and Orcharding interests in the Hawkes Bay.

The transport operation began in 1984 with the purchase of a TK Bedford truck, carting hay.  It now operates a fleet of 50 vehicles during the harvesting season.

The company has predominately focused on rural servicing activities involving cartage throughout Hawkes Bay, and linehaul to processors in other provinces. Commodities carted include fresh produce, aggregate, fertilizer, silage, compost, maize,stock food and general bulk freight.

The company has a contracting division undertaking metal extraction, excavation work, orchard/vineyard removal and redevelopment,rural track formation and maintenance.

The fleet consists of a mix of modern bulk tipper units, multi flatdeck/tipper convertible units and dedicated curtainsiders. The fleet configuration is truck and trailer.

Current key client includes: Mr Apple Group, Apatu Farms and Heinz Watties, Sunfruit, Gair Contracting and Higgins.

Agnew Transport Services Ltd is here for the longhaul.  We know the importance of customer satisfaction, the need to be competitive yet profitable, and we have the desire to grow and form positive relationships with our clients.

References

What our clients have to say about us:

Our business requires people who understand the requirement of handling fresh, perishable produce. Willie Agnew is an apple grower in his own right, and his understanding of the product ensures our product is carted from field to packhouse, and eventually shipside in the best condition possible.

 

Andrew van Workum
General Manager
Mr Apple

 

Onions are our core business and the ability to have flexibility during harvest is paramount in ensuring our product reaches our customers in top condition. Agnew Transport Services provide that flexibility and quality service we require.

 

Mark Apatu
Apatu Farms

 

 

We have a variety of businesses in the agricultural and cropping industries. Agnew Transport is able to provide truck configurations to accommodate the diversity of our operations from field to factory.

 

Dan Bearsley

Managing Director

Bearsley Group

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