LongChill Ltd

About Us

Starting in 2007, expanding from a single linehaul unit, to now more than 25, Longchill are extremely proud to continue to provide transport services for over a decade and growing. Based in Longburn Manawatu Longchill strive to build on our proud history of delivering professional road transport services.

Fleet

Our fleet of late model European and American travel nationwide including short haul and metro services around the lower North Island. We operate a fleet of modern equipment utilizing smart IT systems. We continually invest in our people, our equipment and our technology, and are led by a dedicated operations team, all working together to deliver a customer service 2nd to none.

Longchill’s fleet of modern HPMV (High Productivity Motor Vehicle) temperature-controlled curtain-side truck/trailer units and temperature controlled quad hardsider units set our service offerings apart from the competition.


Our Technology

  • We proudly use New Zealand developed technology that help keep our units working on-time safely and manage our customer’s orders…
  • LongChill utilise MyTrucking TMS (Transport Management Technology) with Tablet technology that allows SOG (Sign on Glass) POD’s (Proof of Delivery).
  • Our fleet use ERoad to manage vehicle location, servicing, fuel efficiencies, driver performance and vehicle compliance.
  • Our administration team use Xerox to ensure timely and accurate accounts payable and receivable are managed.
  • We regularly assess our business processes and work closely with our customers to ensure we align or surpass their expectations and requirements.

Our People

Our team of dedicated people aim to provide our customers the best value FTL services by way of reliability, on-going training and up-skilling and a commitment to great service. We are proud to offer unique opportunities to heavy vehicle licence graduates, who we hand pick and train to industry best practice through a supportive on the job training. Helping New Zealand’s transport industry.

Stu Ryder

Owner/Director

Stu Ryder has been in the New Zealand transport scene for 33 years. Stu has a commitment to reinvesting in equipment, people and technology. Ensuring the team have the best tools available.
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Matt Apatu

Operations Manager

leads the daily operations of Longchill. Matt is a great example of the investment in our people development. After a time running up and down the country in one of our linehaul units Matt last year accepted the opportunity to lead Longchill’s operations. In Matt’s short time in this position, he has developed great working relationships with his team of drivers and our important customers.
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Lorissa Edwards

Transport Supervisor

plans the daily movements of the Longchill fleet. And is the first point of contact for our customers and driving team. In Lorissa's short time in this position, she has shown her dedication to delivering a customer first service. 
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Kiriana Apatu

Administration Manager

Brings together all the functions of AP/AR, payroll, customer service and works closely with Matt with compliance. Kiriana is a valued member of our team whilst studying to finish her accountancy degree.
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Join The Team

We are always looking for class 5 drivers to join our growing team and fleet! Come and work for a great locally owned and operated company!

90 Works Road, Longburn
Ph: 06 354 0325
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