About Us

Bruce Porter, Director
Bruce Porter has made road transport his life’s passion. Bruce has provided transport services to the Dairy Industry (Fonterra’s predecessors, Bay Milk and NZMP since 1991), the Tallow Industry and the Fats and Oils Industry. He prides himself on his ability to form long term relationships with the Company’s customers (preferred transporter to Bakels Edible Oils since 1987) - relationships with a win/win focus, and enabling the provision of high quality and timely service.

Sandra Porter, Director
Sandra Porter has had 20 years of transport administration experience and has been very involved in the industry.
Her role has been to support Bruce in all areas and to ensure that the Company is abreast of current trends in the areas of customer satisfaction, staff welfare and quality control.
Prior to being involved in their own business, Sandra had experience in clerical and sales roles in Australia and New Zealand.

Jim Carroll, General Manager
Jim joined BR&SL Porter in August 2007 following an extensive career in the Dairy Industry.
He graduated from Massey University with a science degree in Microbiology and in the ensuing years has managed Laboratory, Manufacturing and Transport sectors of the Dairy Industry. His last role with Fonterra was General Manager of Milk Collection. His knowledge and skills in the transport industry are enhanced by his understanding of Manufacturing and Quality processes and systems. In a freight business that focuses on carting predominantly food grade products, these are seen as key skills in providing our Customers with the care and service that they expect

Chris Savage, Operations Manager.
Chris joined BR & SL Porter in August, 2011 following 35 years in the forest and transport industries in a variety of challenging roles. He was Operations Manager for Mike Lambert Ltd (the Lambert Group) for 13 years directing the daily supply chain logistics for the sawmill division of Fletcher Challenge Forests (log transport, log yard management, marshaling and distribution of their finished product). He has wide experience in general freight line haul and area transport operations plus term storage and distribution of a variety of products. He has successfully managed significant pools of transport equipment and mobile plant along with their operators in achieving the designated goals of a variety of key clients.