New Zealand Shipping Federation submission to the New Zealand Productivity Commission on the consultation paper Improving Economic Resilience: Enhancing economic resilience of industries and communities to persistent supply chain disruptions.
Coastal shipping provides an essential capability when it comes to the resilience and diversity of the supply chains that support our businesses and communities. It:
- plays a vital role in ensuring resilient domestic supply chains
- provides resilience in the event of natural or environmental events and disasters, and
- contributes to lowering New Zealand transport emissions (as outlined in the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan).
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