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Welcome to TR Group's blog. Your one stop shop to keep up to date with all the latest goings on!

Our new normal

The world has changed amongst the Covid 19 pandemic, and here at TR Group we have had to adapt and move with the changes. The way we work has changed, we decided as a business to make the most of a difficult situation and to come out the other side of lockdown with a new appreciation for each other, the world we live in, and through new lenses we were able to see just how flexi ...

Logging Truck

Get the right vehicles to help your business recover from COVID-19.

Slowly but surely, New Zealand is recovering from the effects of COVID-19. We’re proud of what our country’s accomplished in fighting the pandemic and as we recover together and demand increases, having a truck or trailer ready to go to meet demand might be just what you need.

Covid-19: TR Group's policy in relation to the cleaning, disinfecting, and maintenance of our vehicles by 3rd party suppliers

The safety and well-being of TR Group’s customers, suppliers, team members, and all New Zealanders is always our utmost priority. With the continued spread of COVID-19 throughout the world, we felt it was important to provide you with an update on our business operations and our commitment to supporting your business from a maintenance perspective through these uncertain times. TR Group is taking this situation seriously and we are doing all that we can to ensure your continued peace of mind regarding the supply of parts and services to our fleet. 

Mack, The Hopeful Black Dog

TR Group and I AM HOPE’s Gumboot Friday challenge: 2,000 Kilometres for FREE Kids’ Counselling

In 2019, TR Group embarked on a 9-month-long journey to build a one of a kind heavy commercial vehicle whose purpose exceeds more than just being a tool for business. This truck is  Mack, the Hopeful Black Dog.

High Performing Teams (with the luxury of training wheels)

At TR Group, we work hard to create the opportunities to learn and grow wherever possible, whether that is becoming a more deliberate leader at work, a bigger contributor within a team, or simply personal growth. One way we like to explore learning is self-development on a course we have coined “OPC” which is named after the Outdoor Pursuits Centre where it takes place (creativ ...

Mack, the Hopeful Black Dog

Mack, the Hopeful Black Dog

Mack, the Hopeful Black Dog is TR Group’s initiative to give an expression of love and support for everyone who may be carrying a heavy load.

New Improvements to My TR - TR Group's Online Portal.

As 2019 comes to a close, we couldn’t just end the year without making heavy vehicle fleet management even easier for our customers.

TR supports 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 ...

TR takes part in ADRA Run 2019

TR team members and their children turn up on a beautiful morning for the ADRA International fun run @ Mission Bay in Auckland. Big ups to Clint Cosgrave and Angela MacDonald who both put in a mighty effort to complete the half marathon.

TR Group purchases Semi Skel Australia

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.

TR Group promotes 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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