Mainfreight is an Auckland-based transport company with a global presence. Shares in the company (MFT) are listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) — keep reading to find out how you can invest in Mainfreight.
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Established in Auckland in 1978, Mainfreight soon grew to become the country’s largest freight network. The company started investing in Australian operations in the late 1980s, was listed on the NZX in 1996, and expanded its operations into Asia and the United States by the turn of the century. It also developed a European footprint by acquiring the Wim Bosman Group in 2011.
Today, Mainfreight offers a wide range of transport, logistics and supply chain solutions via its global network. That network includes 280 offices worldwide and a team of over 8,000 people across New Zealand, Australia, Asia, the Americas and Europe.
In November 2020, Mainfreight announced its financial results for the six months ended 30 September of the same year. Key results included:
The company said these results were due to the strong performance of its operations in Australia and New Zealand, and its continuing progress in Asia.
|Name||Mainfreight Limited||Industry||Logistics & Transport|
|Type||Ordinary shares||Date listed on NZX||14 Jun 1996|
|End of financial year||March||Chairman||Bruce G Plested|
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