"Exceeding customer satisfaction with a commitment to safety, best quality equipment, a highly skilled and motivated team and continuous improvement"

Symons Transport has become synonymous with delivering superior transport solutions to its customers through on-going development in technology and equipment, and by offering a ”can do” service proposition across all parts of the business.

The company has forged this reputation over the past 30 years, to become a leading liquid transport operator throughout New Zealand.

Graham and Jill Symons are supported by an effective management team based from their main depot, at Bell Block, on the outskirts of New Plymouth.

Passion, pride and efficiency

The company has a very stable team, with low staff turnover rate and high driver retention. All drivers are well presented, in uniform. The whole team is passionate about the business and take pride in working for Symons Transport.

All loads carried and driver performance can be monitored with the businesses GPS monitoring system and the EBS braking system fitted to all vehicles. Symons Transport can locate and track every vehicle in the fleet and use this information to add value with customers to support scheduling and improvements to delivery timetables.

We hold ISO 9001:2008 certification, including Dangerous Goods.

With a constant approach of best practice and continual improvement, our company is committed to on-going training and development using internal and external systems.

Our trucks

All trucks are:

  • Scania
  • Fitted with ABS
  • Fitted with EBS
  • Fitted with GPS
  • Fitted with air suspension
  • Certified to meet Euro 4 & Euro 5 emission standards

 

All tanker trailers are:

  • Mercer stainless
  • Fitted with SAF axles
  • Fitted with EBS braking systems
  • Fitted with safety walkways and ‘pop up rails’

 

All flat deck trailers are:

  • Fitted with certified bolsters
  • Headboards

 

Truck and trailer combinations

Symons Transport operates various truck and trailer combinations with multiple compartment sizes to ensure the right configuration for the job.

The combinations include:

  • 8 x 4 truck
  • 8 x 4 truck and 4 axle pull trailer
  • 8 x 4 truck and 5 axle trailer
  • 8 x 4 tractor unit and 4 axle semi trailer
  • 8 x 4 tractor unit and 3 axle semi trailer
  • 6 x 4 tractor unit and 3 axle semi trailer
  • 6 x 4 tractor unit and 4 axle semi trailer
  • 6 x 4 tractor unit and 4 axle B-Train
  • 6 x 4 tractor unit and 5 axle B-Train
  • 6 x 4 tractor unit and 6 axle B-Train trailer
  • 8 x 4 tractor unit and 6 axle B-Train trailer
  • 8 x 4 hydro excavation vacuum tanker unit

Truck only tractor units are also an option.

All combination trucks are:

  • Scania
  • Certified to meet Euro 4 emission standards, and any new trucks will meet Euro 5 emission standards
  • Fitted with air suspension
  • Fitted with ABS braking systems
  • Fitted with EBS braking systems offering the ability to down load performance and braking data on a daily basis
  • Fitted with GPS tracking systems to monitor the load at all times

All combination trailers are:

  • Tanker Engineering Dangerous Goods Rated
  • Fitted with SAF axles
  • Fitted with EBS braking systems offering the ability to down load performance and braking data on a daily basis
  • Fitted with safety walkways and ‘pop up rails’
  • Designed to accommodate increased payload when weight regulations are lifted

 

Symons Transport contracts all heavy maintenance to CablePrice for all truck and trailer equipment via their national branch network.

We have an in-house facility which undertakes light engineering work and includes an on-site stainless fitter and turner.

The business prides itself on a high level of fleet presentation at all times.