While the video below dates from six years ago, it remains surprising fresh and shockingly undiscovered:

 

Interestingly, I didn’t discover Don Braid or Mainfreight.  Instead, all the way from New Zealand, they discovered me.

I made an investment into a tiny freight-forwarder, then known as Target Logistics (financials), more than a decade ago.  Much to my surprise, Don Braid opportunistically grabbed what I believed to be a long-term compounder.  I woke up to this headline on September 17, 2007.

Learning more about Mainfreight in the subsequent years has been a sheer delight.  Key milestones from this journey:

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