Last updated: 08/2016
Mainfreight Ltd is a global supply chain logistics provider, with businesses operating in 214 branches throughout New Zealand, Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Poland, Romania, Russia, Finland, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chile and the United States. The Company provides its customers service across a range of logistics services, which include Managed Warehousing, Domestic Distribution, Metro and Wharf Cartage and International Air and Sea Freight operations. The Company operates in the domestic supply chain (that is moving and storing freight within countries) and international freight industries (that is moving freight between countries). In New Zealand and Australia the Domestic and International businesses are run from separate entities. Its subsidiaries include Daily Freight (1994) Ltd, Owens Transport Ltd, Mainfreight International Ltd, Owens Group Ltd and Mainfreight Distribution Pty Ltd. On April 1, 2011, the Company acquired Wim Bosman Group in Europe.
The company's origins go back to 1978 and listing was achieved in June 1996 following sale of 60% of the shares on issue by founders Bruce Plested and Neil Graham at 96c each.
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