There are a few negatives that come as part and parcel of Don Wilson's line of trucking business.
They come in the form of compliance demands, regulations…..and more compliance demands. And more regulations.
All areas of road transport, of course, are subject to these increasing compliance demands, as Don sums up: "The extra things you have to do each day to make your business operate is getting harder and harder."
Don, the boss of Pukekohe's OnRoad Transport, is the chairman of the National Road Carriers Association – and knows full well how much compliance stuff that NRC does to assist its members, across the industry.
But then, if you want to carry livestock – OnRoad Transport's specialty – the compliance demands ratchet-up dramatically: "Our compliance nowadays is a lot harder than it was 20 years ago.