Sales, Orders & General Enquiries

If you would like a quote or are looking for information about what we do contact our Sales team in the first instance.  If your enquiry needs the more specialised attention of another team or staff member we will transfer you to the right person immediately.  Our Sales, Orders & General Enquiries team can answer all your questions on the services we offer and how we can assist you with your shipping requirements, and are available to provide costs when requested.  They also set-up and monitor all orders placed for shipment with us and are your first point of contact to arrange movement of your goods.  This includes all means of transport including seafreight consolidation and shipping, routings, transit times, airfreight consolidation and handling, as well as break-bulk cargoes and coordination of end-to-end transportation.

Our Key People

Trevor Hastie

Managing Director & Owner

Trevor has made the Customs & Freight industry his life, and has worked in many different areas of the industry including general transport, freight forwarding, Customs brokerage, and a stint with the New Zealand Customs Service, before the ownership of dedicated freight forwarding businesses.  International Freight Logistics NZ Ltd is a family-owned business which started in 1998 in Dunedin by Trevor and his family to put the ‘personal’ back into ‘personal service’ in an industry that is increasingly dominated by offshore owned multi-nationals lacking the understanding of, and interest in, New Zealand’s unique transport and shipping requirements and the challenges that come with them.

Shonagh Laverty

Export Manager

Exports at IFL are headed by Shonagh Laverty, who is a fully qualified New Zealand Customs Broker and has worked in the freight forwarding and logistics industry in New Zealand for many years with an emphasis on operational processes.  Shonagh is a born and bred Dunedin local and loves to call Dunedin home.

Grant Dewar

Import Manager

Grant has a passion for International Freight Forwarding and Logistics. With over 18 years of industry experience incorporating all modes of transport, import and export. Grant enjoys working with customer service providers to find solutions to the challenges the shipping industry brings.
Since first immigrating to Auckland, New Zealand from South Africa, Grant has always strived for excellence working for four years as an Import Sea & Air Manager for a multinational freight forwarding company in Auckland; Now relocating to Dunedin for a better work-life balance and to spend time with family.

Lionel Bailey

Customs Manager

Lionel has over 37 years of freight industry experience, working with several of NZ’s large freight forwarders during this time, and is a fully qualified New Zealand Customs Broker with over 26 years specializing in this field.

Lionel has in-depth customs tariff experience and procedures knowledge, as well as precision, speed, reliability and dependability.

Born and bred in Auckland, he and his family relocated to Dunedin in 2015 for a change in pace and lifestyle and happily call it home.