Robert Monk Transport Ltd provides Linehaul services throughout the North Island. Our main operating corridor is from Auckland, via Mt Maunganui to Gisborne.

We run a variety of scheduled and on-demand services and transport a variety of items from palletized general goods to timber products.


Robert Monk Transport Ltd provides local delivery services from each of our depots in Mt Maunganui, Opotiki and Gisborne. This allows us to service the wider Bay of Plenty and Gisborne regions.

All Metro trucks are equipped with tail lifters to ensure ease of loading. Our team of Metro drivers have an excellent knowledge of their wider local areas.

Shipping Containers

Robert Monk Transport Ltd offers shipping container transport via swinglift and skeletal trailers. Our transitional facility in Mt Maunganui also allows for container devanning, palletising and shrink wrapping of goods.

We provide transportation of customs-cleared containers from port to client sites, plus later uplift of empty containers, or vice versa.

Our team are fully conversant with all process and paperwork to meet customs guidelines for export containers.

Bulk Tippers

All Bulk Tippers feature an all alloy body and are equipped with grain doors in their tail gates. Our Bulk Tippers are able to cart grains, fertilisers, metal, chip, animal supplements, orchard compost and lime.  Robert Monk Transport Ltd are an agent for Graymont Lime.

Our drivers are familiar with off road work going anywhere from farms to air strips and bins.

Devanning & Storage

With storage facilities in Mt Maunganui, Opotiki and Gisborne, we provide our clients with full logistics services from collection of containers, through to devanning, storing and distribution of goods.

Short or long term storage options (either in the warehouse, or in the yard) are supported by computerised inventory control and reporting.  Stocktaking can be carried out by client request, or weekly if required.

Other services include:

  • NZFSA – Transport Service Operator for the transportation of Animal Products & Vehicle Docking Facility Operator, at our Mount Maunganui premises for Animal Products and Animal Material for Export with an Official Assurance – RMONK2012.
  • MPI certified Transitional Facility (27901) with accredited operator and personnel, as well as being ISO 2015 certified at our Mount Maunganui premises.
  • Ballance Agri Nutrients Consignment store in Opotiki.
  • Agent for Graymont Lime in Opotiki.


Robert Monk Transport Ltd supply fertiliser spreaders that have the ability to spread either via spinners or blowers for trickier terrain.  Spreaders are equipped with an agricultural GPS system to allow us to monitor the spreading locations and ensure even coverage.

Robert Monk Transport Ltd have a close working relationship with Ballance Agri-Nutrients and are a Ballance Bagged Consignment Store, which allows us to place orders on behalf of our clients.

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Fuel Adjustment Factor

The Fuel Adjustment Factor (FAF) effective from the 1st of July 2024 will be 16.00%.