A new leader has emerged to guide the New Zealand arm of Linfox’s transport operations.
Vaughan Grant has been named Linfox Logistics New Zealand Country Manager and will also be responsible for warehousing, retail, forestry, resources and industrial industries.
Grant has strong experience in the retail, distribution and manufacturing industries and has led significant operations for Woolworths (Countdown) in Australia and New Zealand during his 11-year tenure and spent four years as General Manager Supply Chain at Foodstuffs in New Zealand among other roles with major NZ corporations.
Most recently, Vaughan was Chief Operations Officer (COO) at T&G Fresh in New Zealand.
“We extend a warm welcome to Vaughan as he joins our New Zealand team,” said Linfox Logistics Australia and New Zealand CEO, Mark Mazurek.
“Vaughan joins the business as we prepare for a big peak period and some exciting new contract start-ups. He brings extensive industry experience and great customer insights to this role and I am confident that, guided by Linfox’s Leading the Way 2025 business strategy, Vaughan will lead the New Zealand team to achieve our vision to be the region’s most trusted transport partner.”
Grant said: “In my first week with the business, I can see that every decision and every action is underpinned by a genuine commitment to safety. I’m delighted to join the Linfox Group and look forward to working with the New Zealand team to deliver safely and efficiently for our customers.”