Company Profile

About Us

First established in 1979 by Stuart Hughes with one truck transporting products around Auckland.

Over the years Stuart mainly operated as a local company until deregulation of the industry enabled him to transport further a field.

In 2008 Bryn & Sue Smith purchased the business from Stuart, and have continued to evolve into one of New Zealand's up and coming freight companies, with it's emphasis on "service first" and specialist food freight NZ-wide. Our commitment to our customers is to ensure efficient, reliable and trouble free management of your freight requirements - by providing the very best service along with the very best rates.

At Hughes, we understand that freight costs are a large expense to your business, we also understand that there are many customers in the market that are receiving below average service with ever increasing rates - To us the two just don't go together.

Hughes has built a reputation and business success on delivering on the commitments we've made to our customers - and by proving that we do truly care.

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NZTA ORS 5 Start Rating

Hughes Transport has achieved a NZTA operator rating system (ORS) of 5 stars, read the full report.


Track & Trace

Manage your freight, bulk and container transport at the click of a button online - anytime, anywhere. Hughes Transport uses iCOS LIVE, a web-based software to track and trace freight, bulk and container transport.

iCOS LIVE allows you to track and trace your freight's every movement from your computer or Smartphone with a username and password.