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Our Company

Dynes Transport is a major South Island transport company providing a broad range of transport services to customers in the forestry and dairy industries.

Proudly family owned and operated, over the past two generations Dynes have worked hard to build a reputation for providing efficient and reliable transport solutions for industry leaders.

“By our customers being successful; we are successful” ~ Peter Dynes (CEO)

Dynes have developed a competitive advantage in the transport industry through the innovation and creativity of its people and by sustaining a very high standard of equipment.

The History of Dynes

Dynes Transport (Tapanui) Ltd was originally formed in 1969 when twin brothers Jim and John Dynes purchased a small general carrier operation in Tapanui.

In mid 1976 the pivotal decision was made to concentrate on servicing the growing forestry industry and since those early days the company has become a leader in providing logistics solutions to various industries throughout New Zealand.

Our Team

  • Peter Dynes


    Peter is a young and innovative leader, he is always thinking about the future and coming up with ways to be more efficient and to solve problems for his customers.

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  • Malcolm Payne

    General Manager - Dairy

    Malcolm Payne has been driving trucks for most of his working life and now has the enviable task of managing all of Dynes' drivers and trucks.

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  • Phil Caulton

    General Manager - Forestry

    Phil has recently joined the Dynes family and says of Dynes "they are a classic NZ family owned business which has an outstanding work ethic".

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  • Campbell Gilmour

    Canterbury Manager

    Campbell has been involved in the Transport Industry all his working life, spending a number of years driving before stepping up to management.

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  • Carole Greer

    Financial Controller

    Carole sees Dynes significant locally owned company where the owners are very much in touch with their business and their customers.

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  • Raewyn Henderson

    Health & Safety Compliance Manager

    Raewyn Henderson has been with Dynes for over 10 years and leads and manages Health & Safety for all our companies.

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  • Steve Divers

    Fleet & Workshop Manager

    Stephen enjoys the ongoing challenge of making sure that Dynes “have the right qualified people looking after our assets so that at any time our vehicles are compliant with the vision of being the best at what we do.”

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  • Grant Taylor (Herm)

    Transport Manager - Forestry

    Grant has always loved trucks and remembers as a kid watching big blue Dynes' trucks rolling past. Not surprisingly then Grant has long been involved with the transport industry.

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  • Tony McFarlane

    Operations Manager - Milk

    You could say Tony has been involved with wheels for over two decades, working for a commercial fleet tyre service company prior to joining the team at Dynes.

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  • Allister Marshall

    Transport Manager - Dairy

    From a family that has been involved in the transport industry longer than he can remember, Allister Marshall grew up with diesel in his blood.

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  • Peter Chamberlain

    IT Project Manager

    Peter originally came to Dynes to build a new Dispatch System for the company’s milk tankers, which now forms a key part of operations.

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