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ISO finalised the acquisition of NFA Holdings Limited, a specialist log marshalling company operating out of three ports in the South Island of New Zealand. This acquisition expands ISO’s port and logistics services throughout the South Island under the strong NFA brand that has been operating successfully for the past 8 years.

As of 1 January 2015, ISO Limited was acquired by Qube Ports & Bulk, a leading logistics provider throughout Australia, and now, through ISO, New Zealand. This new ownership brings a stronger position to the group and enables ISO to have access to a higher level of resources to further improve on safety and product care

Gained AS/NZ 4801 certification of ISO Health and Safety Management System

Commenced export log operations at two further ports in Australia (Burnie and Newcastle (SaaS contract for Forestry NSW))

Commenced marshalling of export logs from Louisiana, USA (Baton Rouge and New Orleans)

Commenced log yard services, weighbridge management and provision, railhead receival and load out operations, and export log marshalling operations in Mt Maunganui, Murupara and Kaingaroa for Timberlands and Pacific Forest Products, and extended then current stevedoring contract

Commenced export log marshalling for Matariki Forest Trading Limited through Tauranga, and extended all then current stevedoring contracts in all prior held port locations as well as extended the then current MFT marshalling contract in Napier. Port locations are: Marsden Point, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington and Timaru

ISO also extended its LMS technology reach with Dynes Transport Limited winning work in Port Chalmers and Bluff using our LMS as a SaaS

Commenced marshalling operations at two ports in Australia (Adelaide and Portland) for Forestry South Australia, OneFortyOne Pty Limited and Pentarch Forest Products Pty Limited

Commenced provision of contract log yard services at Pan Pac Forest Products Limited, Napier

Commenced export log marshalling in Kona, Hawaii for Pacific Forest Products Limited

Commenced export log container packing operations at Metroport, now relocated to Wiri, South Auckland

Rolled into full production our proprietary Log Marshalling System (LMS)

Commenced providing LMS Software as a Service (SaaS) for Dynes Transport

ISO Transport secured special permits for exemption of load binding on public roads

ISO Technology rolls into production IMSv2

Commenced container packing and breakbulk handling in Mount Maunganui for Sequal Lumber

Name changed from International Stevedoring Operations Limited to ISO Limited to better reflect its move away from offering mainly stevedoring services to a business providing a full range of cargo logistics services

Commenced warehousing operations at Mount Maunganui

Gained ISO 9001 certification of ISO Quality Management System

Awarded marshalling and warehousing contract with CHH Pulp & Paper for Pulp operations ex-rail to stack to stow

Commenced Goodman Fielder grain import contract at Mount Maunganui (JV with J Swap Contractors)

Commenced Bulk (Coal) discharge operations

Commenced stevedoring operations in Marsden Point (Whangarei)

Commenced stevedoring operations in Picton

SHIPsys™ final production systems implemented

Commenced operations in the South Island ports of Nelson, Timaru, Port Chalmers and Bluff

Commenced contract for loading all CHH Finished Product C&F vessels

Began first full year in Tauranga handling kiwifruit for Zespri International Ltd which subsequently became a contract for Tauranga Kiwifruit Logistics Ltd

Commenced stevedoring operations in Whangarei

Commenced stevedoring operations in Napier

Commenced stevedoring operations in Tauranga, Gisborne and Wellington