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Public holiday schedules March / April 2019

Public holiday schedules March / April 2019

 

Regional Public Holiday Schedule Mar / Apr 2019

Taranaki Anniversary – Mon 11th Mar
Otago Anniversary – Mon 25th Mar
Nelson Anniversary – Tue 23rd Apr

Taranaki Anniversary - Mon 11th Mar
(Includes New Plymouth, Stratford, Eltham, Hawera, Manaia)
 Normal delivery service applies.
 Pre-arranged pickups only.
 Line-Haul operates as normal.


Otago – Mon 25th Mar
(Includes Dunedin, Balclutha, Oamaru, Cromwell, Queenstown, Wanaka, Alexandra)
 Normal delivery service applies.
 Pre-arranged pickups only.
 Line-Haul operates as normal.


Southland Anniversary – Tue 23rd Apr
(Includes Invercargill, Gore, Bluff, Te Anau)
 Normal delivery service applies.
 Pre-arranged pickups only.
 Line-Haul operates as normal.


ALL pick-ups must be arranged by phone or email no later than a week before the respective Holiday. Please note we are only able to do pick ups in specific areas on the public holiday’s, contact your local depot manager for further clarification on this. DO NOT assume regular pick-ups will happen automatically.


PICK-UP REQUESTS to:
Garner Grieve (Palmerston North / Taranaki) 021-279-1553 or GarnerG@bigchill.co.nz
Don Gillan (Dunedin / Otago / Southland) 027-433-1104 or DonaldG@bigchill.co.nz
Ronnie Thompson (Cromwell / Central Otago) 027-808-5553 or RonnieT@bigchill.co.nz

 

Easter Weekend & ANZAC Day Schedule 2019

 

Easter Weekend – Friday 19th April to Monday 22nd April

Thursday 18th April
 All pick-ups and deliveries as normal across the network.
 Linehaul units operate as normal.


Friday 19th April (Good Friday)
 NO deliveries, line haul or collections nationwide.


Saturday 20th April
 Deliveries to ALL centres (inc Gisborne, Wairarapa) nationwide. Normal Friday schedule applies.  Inter-island Line Haul service only operates.
Sunday 21st April
 NO deliveries, line haul or collections nationwide.


Monday 22nd April (Easter Monday)
 NO deliveries nationwide.
 Linehaul units operate as normal.
 Pre-arranged collections only.


Tuesday 23rd April
 All pick-ups and deliveries as normal across the network.
 Linehaul units operate as normal.


ALL pick-ups must be arranged by phone or email no later than a week before the respective Holiday. Please note we are only able to do pick-ups in specific areas on the public holidays, contact your local depot manager for further clarification on this. DO NOT assume regular pick-ups will happen automatically.


PICK-UP REQUESTS to:
Stacy Gibson (Auckland) 021-279-0104 or StacyG@bigchill.co.nz
Michael Aitken (Putaruru) 027-448-8096 or MichaelA@bigchill.co.nz
Jon Oldridge (Hastings) 027-522-2975 or JonO@bigchill.co.nz
Garner Grieve (Palmerston North) 021-279-1553 or GarnerG@bigchill.co.nz
Carl Voullaire (Wellington) 027-258-0255 or CarlV@bigchill.co.nz
Louise Fissenden (Blenheim) 021-406-323 or LouiseF@bigchill.co.nz
Nathan Hyde (Christchurch) 027-522-2974 or NathanH@bigchill.co.nz
Don Gillan (Dunedin) 027-433-1104 or DonaldG@bigchill.co.nz
Ronnie Thompson (Cromwell) 027-808-5553 RonnieT@bigchill.co.nz

 

ANZAC DAY – Thursday 25th April


Wednesday 24th April
 All pick-ups and deliveries as normal across the network.
 Inter-island Line Haul service only operates.


Thursday 25th April (ANZAC DAY)
 No deliveries across the network.
 Line Haul units operate as normal.
 Pre-arranged collections only.


Friday 26th April
 Return to normal services

ALL pick-ups must be arranged by phone or email no later than a week before the respective Holiday. Please note we are only able to do pick-ups in specific areas on the public holidays, contact your local depot manager for further clarification on this. DO NOT assume regular pick-ups will happen automatically.


PICK-UP REQUESTS to:
Stacy Gibson (Auckland) 021-279-0104 or StacyG@bigchill.co.nz
Michael Aitken (Putaruru) 027-448-8096 or MichaelA@bigchill.co.nz
Jon Oldridge (Hastings) 027-522-2975 or JonO@bigchill.co.nz
Garner Grieve (Palmerston North) 021-279-1553 or GarnerG@bigchill.co.nz
Carl Voullaire (Wellington) 027-258-0255 or CarlV@bigchill.co.nz
Louise Fissenden (Blenheim) 021-406-323 or LouiseF@bigchill.co.nz
Nathan Hyde (Christchurch) 027-522-2974 or NathanH@bigchill.co.nz
Don Gillan (Dunedin) 027-433-1104 or DonaldG@bigchill.co.nz
Ronnie Thompson (Cromwell) 027-808-5553 RonnieT@bigchill.co.nz

 

Kind Regards,

Big Chill Distribution Ltd

 

Public Holiday Schedule Jan / Feb 2019

Public Holiday Schedule Jan / Feb 2019

Wellington Anniversary – Mon 21st Jan
Auckland Anniversary – Mon 28th Jan
Nelson Anniversary – Mon 4th Feb
Waitangi Day – Wed 6th Feb


Wellington Anniversary - Mon 21st Jan

  • Supermarket deliveries to the following centres only - Wellington, Masterton, Palmerston North, Kapiti Coast, Wanganui, Fielding, Marton.
  • Taranaki deliveries will be as per normal Monday schedule.
  • Pre-arranged collections only.
  • Line-Haul operates as normal.

Auckland Anniversary – Mon 28th Jan
(Includes Auckland, Northland, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Waikato, King Country)

  • Supermarket deliveries to the following centres only – Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Kaikohe, Paihia, Dargaville, Whangarei, Auckland, Hamilton, Cambridge, Tauranga, Rotorua, Tokoroa, Taupo, Gisborne, Katikati, Waihi, Whangamata, Whitianga, Pauanui
  • Pre-arranged collections only.
  • Line-Haul operates as normal.

Nelson Anniversary – Mon 4th Feb

  • (Includes Nelson, Tasman, Motueka, Takaka)
  • Deliveries to Supermarkets only in Nelson.
  • No deliveries to Takaka.
  • Pre-arranged collections only.
  • Line-Haul operates as normal.

Waitangi Day – Wed 6th Feb

  • NO deliveries Nationwide.
  • Pre-arranged collections only.
  • Limited Line Haul services operate.

ALL pick-ups must be arranged by phone or email no later than a week before the respective Holiday. Please note we are only able to do pick ups in specific areas on the public holiday’s, contact your local depot manager for further clarification on this. DO NOT assume regular pick-ups will happen automatically.

PICK-UP REQUESTS to:
Stacy Gibson (Auckland) 021-279-0104 or StacyG@bigchill.co.nz
Michael Aitken (Putaruru) 0274-488-096 or MichaelA@bigchill.co.nz
Jon Oldridge (Hastings) 027-522-2975 or JonO@bigchill.co.nz
Garner Grieve (Palmerston North) 021-279-1553 or GarnerG@bigchill.co.nz
Carl Voullaire (Wellington) 027-258-0255 or CarlV@bigchill.co.nz
Louise Fissenden (Blenheim) 021-406-323 or LouiseF@bigchill.co.nz
Nathan Hyde (Christchurch) 027-522-2974 or NathanH@bigchill.co.nz
Don Gillan (Dunedin) 027-433-1104 or DonaldG@bigchill.co.nz
Ronnie Thompson (Cromwell) 027-808-5553 or RonnieT@bigchill.co.nz

Kind Regards,

Big Chill Distribution Ltd

Network Delays - Wednesday 19th December

Dear Valued Customer,

 

Due to very heavy Christmas Freight volumes and late running Line Haul units, we will be running approximately 2-3 hours later than usual with deliveries across our Network today (Wed the 19th of Dec).

We expect these delays to continue throughout this week as volumes increase leading into Christmas. Please refrain from requesting any ETA’s before 12pm each day and advise your customers accordingly.

We apologise for the delays and we appreciate your patience at this busy time.

 

Kind Regards,

Big Chill Distribution Ltd

Update: Road Closures 28th/29th November 2018 - Kaikoura Coast

Dear Customer,

This is a further update from our notice sent on Wednesday the 28th of November 2018.

SH1 on the Kaikoura Coast reopened briefly on Wednesday morning, however a slip has caused the road to close again. This is not expected to open until late morning Thursday the 29th of November. This will continue to effect all freight traveling from the North to South Island and vice versa. Freight dispatched on the 27th, 28th and 29th of November for deliveries on the 28th, 29th, 30th November and the 1st of December may be delayed by 1 day.

Please advise your customers accordingly.  A further update will be sent if there are any further delays, we thank you in advance for your patience while we work through this unscheduled disruption.

 

Kind Regards,

Big Chill Distribution Ltd

Road Closures 27th & 28th November - Kaikoura Coast

Dear customer,

Due to adverse weather conditions and slips on SH1 south of Blenheim, the Kaikoura coast road has been closed overnight and again this morning. This will effect all Line Haul units on the following routes, and may cause delays of up to 1 day with deliveries;

-          All North Island depots to Canterbury / Otago / Central Otago / Southland

-          All South Island depots to all North Island destinations

-          Canterbury / Otago / Central Otago / Southland to Nelson / Marlborough

Note: This will effect freight dispatched on Tuesday the 28th and Wednesday the 29th of November 2018. We expect the road to reopen later this morning, however if the closures continue there may be further delays. We will send through a further update if this happens.

 

Kind Regards,

Big Chill Distribution Ltd

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