TRT opens first South Island branch, in Christchurch

2 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineAugust 6, 2018

The TRT Christchurch team outside the new facility. From left, warehouse coordinator Emma Fraser, branch manager Ed Foster, customer service representative Stefan Duffell, sales representative Chris Wild, and national sales manager Gavin Halley.

Tidd Ross Todd Limited (TRT) opened its first South Island branch in Christchurch on 1 August, meeting the growing demand from their South Island customers.

TRT‘s new branch is focused on truck and trailer parts for all makes, with a range of products including commercial vehicle seating, driveline, hydraulics, and TRT‘s own Traction Air CTI, heavy transport trailers and cranes.

Gavin Halley, TRT‘s national parts manager, has led the team in developing the new Christchurch branch as part of TRT‘s strategic plan.

“As a privately owned business, we bring with us our family values. It‘s fantastic that we are able deliver our TRT standard of service and full product offering to our South Island customers”.

The new Christchurch branch is located at 35 Parkhouse Road, Wigram. It is supported by a dedicated and experienced team of truck and trailer parts experts. In addition to the new warehouse facilities, there is also a team on the road.

“We have a high calibre, local team, recruited within the region,” says Halley.  “They bring with them a wealth of experience and they are already well regarded experts in the industry.”

TRT Christchurch‘s new branch manager, Ed Foster, says they have great support from local operators and he looks forward to meeting more of them over the coming months.

The new branch also supports MC Transport Repairs Ltd, now based at the rear of the facility.

TRT‘s manufacturing facility and head office is in Hamilton and there are truck and trailer parts branches and warehouse facilities in Hamilton and Auckland, backed by a nationwide team of experts, in-house and on the road.