With COVID-19, many businesses are experiencing profound disruption in the flow of goods vital to their business. Trade Flows was created to support Kiwi businesses at this difficult time, when their usual suppliers are struggling to fulfil international orders.
The Trade Flows directors have a wealth of experience sourcing goods in foreign markets. If you’ve got a gap, we can find a way to fill it, locating alternative suppliers, and using our connections to make a deal, and deliver the goods. We act as a stop gap supplier or on an ongoing basis for a wide range of goods
Through Trade Flows, you can take advantage of our access to a specialist supply network with a 30-year history. We know how to find what you need, whether internationally or here in New Zealand.
You will benefit from what we call our ‘green lane’ priority delivery system, avoiding the crippling delays that are currently affecting many delivery channels. Trade Flows manage sourcing, finance, logistics, and clearance, and we arrange fast and efficient delivery of your goods.
Once we’ve found what you’re after, we can take care of all those complicated parts of the process. We can facilitate payment upfront, manage logistics, clear customs through our priority channels, and sort delivery.
Our goal: to give you access to a global network of suppliers, and provide a reliable, hassle-free service in bringing your much-needed goods into New Zealand.
Through its partner network, Trade flows is able to manage all import and landside logistics requirements for your business. We import and deliver products on a weekly basis, and have very experienced partners who work closely with customs and local logistics providers to ensure a very efficient and reliable delivery schedule.
Trade Flows has direct relationships with suppliers in China, Singapore, Thailand and Australia and can quickly source high quality products for NZ companies. Our partner network is able to procure a wide range of products including; medical equipment, packaging, building materials, industrial equipment and PPE gear.
Trade Flows works with its partners to understand their needs, and then works through the best supply options within its portfolio to offer a customised supply chain solution. Trade Flows guarantees to find what you need and get it to you as quickly as possible!
Trade flows is able to offer bridging finance to support companies who need short term cash flow. We partner with a well-established finance company who currently work with a range of businesses to help keep them cash flow positive. Our finance partner will step in and work directly with companies who need support.
Our consultants can help you with what you need to keep your business going.
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Experienced global sales director with a demonstrated history of working in the health, wellness and dairy industry. Global market experience across Europe, Middle East, Africa, SEA, Japan, China and ANZ. Skilled in Food & Beverage, Business Planning, Business Development, Channel and Category Development, Strategic business planning, team leadership and Supply Chain Management.
Former sales director at Fonterra (NZ's largest company) with on the ground experience in Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Current Chief Commercial Officer at Manuka Health, one of the largest and fastest growing Manuka brands in the world.
Director, ZES Consulting working with start-up NZ export businesses to access global markets.
A natural entrepreneur, Nick is adept at devising strategies to address gaps in the market. He’s also a well-practiced professional match-maker, maintaining a big contacts book and joining the dots between people who want things done and those who have the financial resources to help get things done.
Nick is the founding director of New Zealand payables financing company Buffer New Zealand Limited, fast- growing non-bank finance company.
Nick is the founding director of construction and property management companies MMN Projects and Heartland Partners.
He is the former director and shareholder ventures of SmartLift Systems, winner Deloitte Fast 50, 2016.
Will is an experienced business strategy and award-winning marketing practitioner with a track record of developing, monitoring and executing strategy in complex, fast-changing environments.
Will has been involved in a range of businesses from start-ups to established organisations like Kiwibank and New Zealand Rugby.
Former Head of Strategy at New Zealand Rugby, his role was to help create a roadmap for success beyond 2020.
Will is currently at NZ Trade & Enterprise where he has real insight into the challenges and opportunities facing Kiwi businesses, and what it might take to support them into 2021 and beyond.
Will is a lawyer by education, former co-founder and Director of energy start-up Our Energy, an appointed member of Softball NZ and the Chair of its Strategy & Performance Committee.
With a decade-long experience in international trade and logistics, Henry is a specialist in matching resources to the growing needs of a dynamic international market. Extensive market experience in managing the trade of FMCG, packaging, agricultural equipment, perishables in food and beverages across East Asia, Australia, Western Europe, the UAE and Chile.
Henry has an educational background in international business and finance, he has since been involved with an ecommerce platform start-up and has also managed the import procurement for a provincial supermarket chain in China.
Currently the general manager of New Zealand Trade Centre, and together with his dedicated trading team they provide a comprehensive international supply chain management service. NZTC has a core focus on the China market, offering in-depth knowledge of regulatory standards, market entry, access to distribution and procurement channels via long-standing relationships with some of China’s leading SOEs.
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