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TR Supports the Inaugural The Forklift Games

We have a winner! This weekend’s inaugural @The Forklift Games (run by @The Forklift Association) held at TR Group’s Auckland branch has found its winner: Patrick from Freshmax, with runners up Nick and Junior from Mainstream. Thanks to Renae from @Master Drive Services for judging the contestants and to @DT Driver Training for helping with coordination. #forklift #winner ...

ADRA Run 2019

Team TR enjoys a day out @Mission Bay!

TR Group Ltd Announces the Purchase of Semi Skel Hire Pty Ltd

TR Group (TR) is pleased to announce the 100% acquisition of the Melbourne-based trailer rental company, Semi Skel Hire Pty Ltd, taking effect from 1 July 2019. This acquisition comes after many years of investigating the Australian market and how it fits with TR’s ambitions to provide world-class service in renting and leasing trucks and trailers.

Women in Transport

New Zealand has always pioneered equality between men and women and a prime example is our country being the first in the world to give women the right to vote. Fast forward to 2018 and there’s no doubt that society’s progressed further towards equality. However, the transport industry still has a reputation for being a “man’s world”. Slowly but surely, we’ve improved and evolv ...

TR Group acquires DT Driver Training

TR Group acquires DT Driver Training

TR Group has acquired online driver training provider DT Driver Training to sit alongside our Master Drive Services training operation. This gives TR additional options for helping our clients with both light and heavy vehicle training. DT Driver Training is New Zealand’s biggest provider of online driver training. It has a range of courses and is especially strong in learner ...

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TR Group rental - everyday's a new day.

It’s been nearly a decade since I joined the TR rental team and all those years have led to a great career with a great team, with a great company. Ten years isn’t a short time, so you may be wondering, how anyone, really, could possibly stay in one company for this long. Well first, a love for trucks is the main fuel to the fire. There are so many reasons why I love what I do ...

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A growing number of champion truck drivers

Another New Zealand Truck Driver Championship has come to an end. The finals were held at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on the 25th and 26th of September. Finalists from all over New Zealand, champions of their respective regions, came together for the culmination of the competition. It gives us great satisfaction to see that more and more individuals are taking the ini ...

Garry Jones of TR Group

TRym: The gym that brings people closer together.

Focusing on health and fitness is becoming more and more important and a number of businesses have built fitness areas and gyms for their staff to use. In most cases, having a gym at the workplace is simply useful and convenient for its employees, but what makes TR Group’s gym, or TRym as we call it, different is how it came to be and what it contributes to the company. It’s m ...

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Teaching good habits from an early age

Habits are easier to form in children especially when they learn how to continue to do these things as they grow up.  You don’t have to be behind the wheel to start forming the habits of being a cautious and responsible pedestrian. If you learn these as a child, it will be easier for you to relate to pedestrians and other drivers when you start to drive. This is what the Safet ...

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Transformed by Technology

TR Group was founded in 1992 and 11 years later we installed our first fleet management and accountancy software to help the business keep pace with its growth. We believe that to become better at what we do, we need to continuously improve and adjust to the times. We can’t keep using horses when cars are available. But why stop there? From the beginning, TR Group has always b ...

The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust is another organisation that makes an enormous difference to the lives of Kiwis in need. When speed is absolutely critical and can literally mean the difference between life and death, the familiar red and yellow helicopters and their professional crews can be counted on, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Auckland Rescue Helicopter services ...

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Our People Care and Development team

Everyone plays a role in the great scheme of things at TR Group. Each individual possesses talents, skills, and a character that defines the company as a unit. Since the beginning, our goal was to become a world-class truck leasing and rental company and to achieve that, we continue to choose dreamers, thinkers, innovators, and doers to become part of our TR Family. No one is ...

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