Excellence in stock control and distribution since 1978

Providing complete logistics solutions across a wide range of industries. Either Third party or Fourth party warehousing and logistics solutions, distribution fulfilment, goods storage and handling and business support to New Zealand.

You source and sell your product, we can supply all the other services required tailored to suit you.


  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Administration
  • Internet/computer/software
  • Local and national freight
  • Customs and international freight
  • Insurance
  • Documentation & daily weekly reports


  • Inward freight | Inward handling
  • Order processing
  • Bulk, pallet and unit racked storage
  • Computerised stock management
  • Outwards handling and dispatch
  • Stock takes
  • Fully monitored  security system
  • Piecework – jobbing 


  • Assistance in formation of legal company identity
  • Telephone sales support
  • Secretarial and administration services.
  • Invoicing and daily accounting support
  • Mail box collection
  • GST returns through to monthly management reporting.

Contract Warehousing delivers outsourced and third party warehousing and logistics solutions, distribution fulfilment, goods storage and handling and business support to New Zealand.

As a warehousing and distribution specialist that offers a lot more than the ability to store and pack goods, we can administer your business operations in a cohesive package that is measured, managed and above all, understood.

We provide the nuts and bolts; you look after the planning and relationships. We provide your business infrastructure; you handle the aspects of your business that only you can do best.

It’s a simple approach that provides the advantages of a sophisticated business support system with minimal upfront investment

    You will benefit from Contract Warehousing if you:

      • Are a new business or entering a new market.
      • Desire an isolated cost centre and significant savings.
      • Require experienced and reliable business back-up and support.
      • Seek to minimise personal risk or liability

    The Director & Key Personnel

      The management of Contract Warehousing are supported by an experienced and vibrant, multi-cultural team who contribute a diverse range of skills and experiences to the business. A team that has worked together for many years with a wide variety of clients and products from throughout the world and

      Rod Giles | Managing Director and Founder

      Rod founded Contract Warehousing in 1978 when he predicted that Closer Economic Relations meant more Australian companies would take advantage of the opportunity to enter the New Zealand market if only the cost of entry was minimised. This now extending to companies from around the world.

      Rod’s own career began with farming and finished as head shepherd at the age of 20 on a 16,000 acre sheep and cattle station. He then went and worked for a national automotive parts company where he commenced at the bottom and worked he way through the company for a number of years ending up as area manager in Wellington before going to Australia for a period and working for a National company in Sydney in a similar industry before returning to NZ, married with a family on the way. From here he got involved in the transport industry which resulted in his setting up his own company in the freight industry. It was at this time that he also commenced developing the idea of CONTRACT WAREHOUSING.

      John Devery | New Zealand Manager | Amacron Equine Limited

      CWL knows and values the concept that Customers come first. We have been a customer of CWL for some years now and have found their ongoing service to be "absolutely brilliant” in all areas of commercial storage, product handling, and delivery. Their admin staff are always a pleasure to deal with and no task is too hard for them to action promptly. I would totally recommend CWL to any business or organisation seeking a quality nationwide storage and delivery service.

      Winston Penn | Nylex Limited

      Our customers are very particular in terms of supply to specification and on time delivery to meet tight deadlines. Rod and his team worked hard to meet these demands.
      Your company provides our company with a professional, cost effective and totally reliable customer service. This gives us peace of mind and freedom to focus on other aspects of our business.

      John Evans | Demden International Limited

      Your company has handled our Denka CSA concrete additive in bulk for over twenty years. Occasionally we’ve had customers put us on the spot and Rod has gone out of his way to get it out the door - he’ll drive the truck himself or put it in the back of the car and drive it out to the airport, if that’s what it takes to make it happen.

      Lynn Pullan | Idour Imports Limited

      CWL is a company that makes the effort to understand their customers needs and products. As a company we were impressed that before submitting a quote the Managing Director took the time to go to a retail store to look at our product and gain an understanding of who we were as a company. As a result of CWL taking the time to check out our products, to ask questions of us, we have found ourselves being looked after by a company who understood our business before taking us on as customers. The way this company operates has freed our time up to deal with real issues not issues caused by our logistics contractor. Due to the clarity of the reporting we are now able to access our customers are happier and have much more confidence in our ability to respond to their orders. The communication with the staff at CWL is first rate and this allows us to respond promptly to our customers. Issues are few and dealt with immediately, something that enables us to have full confidence in CWL supporting us and helping us to grow our business. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone requiring 3PL services.

      Peter R. McArthur | PR McArthur Limited

      My company has used the services of your company for 16 years to handle the storage and distribution of our Medical and Veterinary Products. During this period, I have been impressed with the massive growth of your company, including the implementation of ever-improving systems borne out by ISO Accreditation

      David Heap | Thompson New House Publishers Limited

      We have been clients of your company for over 10 years and have had nothing but outstanding service in that time. You have always met or exceeded our levels of service

      Ken Day | Xsell International Limited

      As a sole trader your organisation allows me to travel and be absent from my office knowing that customer enquiries and orders will still be dealt with in your usual efficient manner. This service is invaluable as it lets me get on with the other problems and pressures of being in business today.

      David Axton | North Queensland Batteries Pty Limited

      In the past couple of years we have found your organisation faultless in getting the job done professionally, and if anything you guys have become a benchmark in the way we strive to run our own operations, you can be proud of your organisation and the people working for

      Rose Kilgannon | Atlantis Bathroom Style Limited

       Working with Contract Logistics has been one of the best decisionsmade by Atlantis. All of the issuesthat aroseinmanaging our own warehouse and distribution disappeared instantly when we made the move. One of largest advantages of working with Contract Logistics is thecalibre of their staff - nothing is a problem or too hard.We find that all the staff has a genuine determination to provide aconsistently high level of customer service, and their professional manor is second to none. Our goods are of a very high quality and, at times, of a fragile nature - thanks to the warehouse staff's care, our goodsarrive to our customers on time in perfect condition.The only disadvantage is that we didn't make the move to Contact Logistics earlier.

      Jackie Fox

      “I have been using CWL to store, pick and dispatch the orders for my small business for nearly 3 years. Everyone on the team at CWL is diligent, knowledgeable and will always go the extra mile to look after me and my customers. Communication with the team is easy and fast which is especially important for me as I’m in Australia. They are always improving their services. For these reasons I highly recommend CWL to other businesses.”

      Mick Egan | Director Logistics Juice + Company PTY Ltd

      Having been with CWL since 2016, I can say that it has been a trouble-free arrangement. Nothing is too much of an issue and the ability to be in touch via email and have an immediate response is excellent.

      With the addition of a new and improved customer portal, everything is now at our fingertips for reporting including some reports built for our specific needs.

      Thank you CWL!!

      Some of the special customers we have had the privilege of working with

      How we work

      We obtain enquiries from throughout the world from prospective clients that understand their own lack of desire to be physically involved but are unsure or do not know or do not understand all the possible options. In a number of cases they are vaguely aware of the 3rd party concept but do not know anything further.

      In order to provide information as may be required to meet the enquiry we need some basic information to be provided by yourselves detailing your product and intended desired result.

      We will respond , possibly by first phoning to clarify the requirement and then follow up with a detailed proposal, This will provide explanations of services and  possible solutions along with various different options and costing’s. This will allow you to consider just what may suit your individual requirements.