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We're experts in logistics.

Our job is to get the best outcome for our clients who have freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution and logistics needs.

Whether you’re moving product from a warehouse in Mangere or from the Free Trade Zone in Shanghai, we’ll come up with the most cost-effective and efficient way of meeting your supply chain needs.

Orbis plane, vessel and truck

A different way of handling logistics

Allows everyone involved in the process to make the best use of their resources and capabilities

Ensures clients get the most competitive prices

Smooths out the process, making it seamless and transparent

Clients get the peace of mind that comes with receiving the best advice and support.


about us


We know the industry backwards.

Between us we have more than 75 years’ industry experience. This includes senior management and operational roles in major international and domestic logistics companies.

Steve, Troy and Stu are all founding shareholders and directors of, New Zealand owned, Orbis Global Logistics.

Orbis team: Troy Hageman and Stephen Fredricson


Troy Hageman

i make it happen

Troy Hageman
+64 27 598 8772

Troy has more than 30 years’ experience in the freight and logistics industry. He started on the lowest rung on the ladder but rapidly advanced through a variety roles at NZ Express.

He joined Kuehne + Nagel NZ as CEO in 1996, and during his tenure he oversaw the dynamic growth of the business as it became one of the most successful logistics providers in the country. Revenues increased from $10 million to $190 million, while the headcount went from 12 to more than 200.

Troy was formerly the CEO for Cooltainer, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuehne + Nagel.  This has provided him with extensive knowledge of the perishable industry in New Zealand and Australia, in both airfreight and sea freight.

Troy’s experience covers all areas of the logistics industry and he has particular expertise in sales and marketing, general management, mergers and acquisitions, as well as organisational strategy and development. 

Stephen Fredricson

i am a problem solver

Stephen Fredricson
+64 21 376 148

Steve commenced working in the freight forwarding industry in 1990. He was initially involved in perishable airfreight operations for LEP International (now Agility), before undertaking a number of senior positions in the company.

He then worked for four years in the US and returned to New Zealand in 1999 to resume his career with LEP, and went on to hold senior airfreight sales and management roles.

In 2001 Steve was appointed New Zealand General Manager of Airborne Express which was subsequently purchased by DHL.

Steve joined Kuehne + Nagel NZ in 2003 where he held a number of senior management positions, including General Manager of Airfreight, Auckland Branch Manager and New Zealand General Manager of Seafreight.

Steve’s major strengths lie in operations especially in problem solving, procurement and ensuring high levels of service delivery. 

Stuart Kingdon

i can help you

Stuart Kingdon
+64 27 550 8530

Stu joined LEP International (now Agility) in 1998 and initially worked in an export air operations sales role before moving to the sea freight division.

In 2004 he joined Kuehne + Nagel NZ as a sales cadet where he had responsibility for the Trans-Tasman route. This was followed by a senior role in long-haul trades which included Asia, the US and Europe.

Stu was appointed Auckland Sales Manager in 2010 where he was the head of new business. This involved team development, financial oversight and management of strategic accounts.

Stu is a highly skilled sales professional. He is a strong relationship builder and his deep industry knowledge allows him to provide clients with cost-effective logistics solutions.


our partners

We have an unparalleled agency network which is linked to our world class IT platform.

These partnerships allow us to focus on delivering superior levels of service and provide our clients with a genuine differentiated offer.

We’re committed to acting in our clients’ best interests, so if one of our partners can’t provide the best package we have a range of options that will enable us to provide a viable, tailored solution.



We all know that IT is an invaluable resource that needs to provide business-critical information in real time, 24/7

Our IT platform is built on world class technology that features a Freight Management System, WMS and a PO Management Visibility System

With a simple login and password, you can track your shipments wherever they are in the Supply Chain

The platform allows us to anticipate and respond to any issues to ensure your freight is on-track. 

Contact Troy to find out more.


what we do


This is a different way of delivering logistics services. We’re the front desk and the point of contact throughout the process. We also manage the back end, ensuring we place your product with our trusted partners and monitoring it throughout every step of the supply chain.

Orbis team: Stephen Fredricson and Stuart Kingdon

This is what we do:


Meet with you to assess your requirements by examining your immediate situation while also considering your longer-term needs.


Examine potential options using our experience to problem solve and come up with the best option.


Negotiate the sharpest price and package that fits with your overall organisational goals.


Provide end-to-end oversight of the process from pickup to delivery.


Keep you in the loop with regular updates and ensure there are no surprises.


consultancy services


Analysing existing supply chain

Examining upstream potential

Negotiating with shipping line and airline carriers

We have the experience – negotiated 100,000s of containers and millions of kilograms

We have the relationships – with all the major carriers

We have the knowledge – to navigate a complex industry


Lighten the load

Work with us and we’ll provide you with the peace of mind that comes with being in the hands of experts.

If there’s an issue we’ll deal with it straight away

We’ll understand your business and work out how we can contribute to your success

Your best interests are always at the forefront of our thinking

We’re highly efficient and always on top of things

You can rest easy because you’ll be getting the most competitive prices.


what we stand for

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We want to be different in order to make a difference. That applies to how we look. It signals that we believe building successful relationships is the pathway to doing successful business. We’re upfront and personal. This allows us to understand what’s important to you and to keep you up to date with what we’re doing. We want to put 'easy' back into doing business. Easy to get along and communicate with; relaxed but focused; informal without being casual. None of this is at the expense of professionalism. Our standards are high. There are no shortcuts, no compromises. We’re accountable, we follow through, we keep our word and we act with integrity. And our difference is also about attitude. Nothing is too much trouble, there’s always a new way of doing old things, we never stop learning and we treat barriers as opportunities.




Orbis Global Logistics Limited
Suite 3.4, Cumulus Building
8a Cleveland Road
Parnell, Auckland 1052

+64 9 222 2939

Cumulus Building

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