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Freight Collaboration in the Future

Join Ryan Petersen Founder of Flexport as he is interviewed by Professor Tava Olsen, Director, Centre for Supply Chain Management, University of Auckland.

Hear about global trends in supply chain management and what this means for NZ. What is just a covid blip versus a global change? Will NZ freight be a spoke out of Australia? How can we get better collaboration across freight within Aotearoa and stop empty freight trucks?

Join the discussion organised by the Edmund Hillary Fellowship with Q&A after the interview; bring your queries.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 19 July 2022

Time: 8 am NZST

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Flexport is a freight forwarding company, which delivers deep visibility and control, low and predictable supply chain costs, with faster and more reliable transit times, employs 2,000 people in 25 locations. Ryan also founded a social enterprise Flexport.org which has provided international logistics services for millions of people affected by natural disasters and humanitarian relief work, including 62 million pieces of PPE during the COVID outbreak. He is also the Founder of Room.com, ImportGenius, BuildZoom and is raising significant values of VC funds.


Tava is the Director of the Centre for Supply Chain Management at the University of Auckland Business School and is also Head of Department for both the Information Systems and Operations Management Department and the Accounting and Finance Department. She serves as Programme Director for the Strategic Supply Chain Management Programme and is widely involved in supply chain research.


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July 19
8:00 am–10:00 am


The University of Auckland Business School


The University of Auckland Business School
Auckland, New Zealand
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