Opinion

Mainfreight's amazing success story

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 07 Aug 2021

Mainfreight's amazing success story
Bruce Plested incorporated Mainfreight on March 23, 1978. (Image: Supplied)
Brian Gaynor
Sat, 07 Aug 2021
Mainfreight has been an amazing success story, particularly as it participates in the highly-competitive transport sector and doesn’t comply with many of the corporate governance principles promoted by the NZX and other business organisations.Instead, the Bruce Plested inspired company has demonstrated success is based on strong leadership, a focused strategy, great execution and deep industry knowledge rather than inflexible adherence to corporate governance principles. Mainfreight’s share price surged over $80 last week as Ne...

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