Merger Announced

From the 1st October 2019, Champion Distribution will merge with Champion Freight to form one full-service logistics company with headquaters in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Champion Freight

Better Freight Together

Champion Freight (N.Z.) Limited is pleased to announce the consolidation of its warehousing and distribution business, Champion Distribution, under one full-service logistics company, effective 1st October 2019.

Trading as Champion Freight, the new company will streamline end-to-end provisioning, combining two highly complementary businesses into one name to accelerate and improve services.

Operationally, it’s business as usual while noting the following key changes.

1. Emails

The following email addresses have changed.

From: ops.akl[at]championdistribution.co.nz
To: north[at]championfreight.co.nz

From: ops.chc[at]championfreight.co.nz
south[at]championfreight.co.nz

Email redirections will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Please use the new email address when applicable.

2. Bank Account

From the 1st October 2019, invoices will be issued by Champion Freight. Please make payments to the following bank account:

Champion Freight
BNZ Christchurch
02 0800 0728948 00

Please pay any outstanding payments, relating to invoices issued prior to the 1st October 2019, to Champion Distribution (as per the invoice).

Please contact us if you have any questions or require further assistance.

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Press Release

1 October 2019

Champion Freight (N.Z.) Limited, a 100% New Zealand owned and operated freight forwarder with headquarters in Christchurch, is pleased to announce the consolidation of its warehousing and distribution business, Champion Distribution, under one full-service logistics company, effective 1st October 2019.

Trading as Champion Freight, the new company will streamline end-to-end provisioning, combining two highly complementary businesses into one brand to accelerate and improve service capabilities.

Murray Gain, the CEO and founder of Champion Freight says the merger "enhances the company's position as a leading full-service logistics provider in New Zealand, offering a number of meaningful synergies that reinforces our commitment to quality and service."

"Champion Distribution has experienced tremendous growth over the past five years, expanding operations with customs and MPI approved transitional facilities in Christchurch and Auckland in excess of 8,500m² and 3,300m² respectively."

"The consolidation of the business combines the success of our warehousing and distribution capabilities under one trusted name and comprehensive supply chain solution."

"With over 20 years' experience servicing local importers and exporters, Champion Freight is well positioned to become the logistics provider of choice for big box distributors throughout New Zealand. Our facilities are strategically located to support regional growth and are considered optimal gateways to the North and South Island."

About Champion Freight
Champion Freight is a is a leading New Zealand logistics provider, which offers specialised transport, handling and storage of materials and commodities for commercial clients. Established in 1999, our customers benefit from a well-established history grounded in logistics and supply chain management. Supported by customs and MPI approved transitional facilities for prompt inspection and clearance of cross border products. For more information about Champion Freight, please visit www.championfreight.co.nz

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