Experience the
Avance Difference

We are the modern Freight Forwarder committed to doing things better for our customers, helping them succeed and New Zealand prosper.

Our Difference


Around the clock commitment

Freight never sleeps, and that’s why our office works around the clock to ensure your goods are where they need to be every step of the way. As far as we’re concerned, the jobs not done untill your goods have arrived.


We Give A Toss

We are the smaller guys taking on the big players. To us, every client is important. No matter your size, you can expect great service at every level from our committed and enthusiastic team.


Know How, Will Do

We know freight inside and out. Our experience and knowledge coupled with our proactive approach is what gets the best results for clients. We are here to help you run your most efficient and effective supply chain.

A Process Without Friction

We believe in a transparent process of continuous improvement that delivers our clients an unparalleled level of service.


Listening to understand the intricacies of your business and your unique freight requirements


Interrogating current systems and processes, looking for opportunities to simplify and improve.


A bespoke freight strategy that matches your needs with the best solution for ultimate efficiency.


Open communication and careful management at every stage to ensure smooth delivery.

Your Team

Meet your dedicated senior team. We’re here to make your freight experience streamlined effective and efficient.

Zhenya Dryden

Managing Director

Luke Lockwood


Rob Hageman

Special Projects Manager

Rachel Skudder

HR Partner

Shelley Hunter

Client Operations Manager

Chris Evans

Client Operations Manager

Ingrid Segantini

Client Operations Coordinator

Christian Meade

Client Operations Coordinator

Jessica Patterson

Client Operations Coordinator

Sisi Matapa

Business Manager

Kayleigh Excell

Business Manager

Darrell Taberner

Business Manager

Benjamin Poi

Accounts Coordinator

Ben Leeves

Business Support Coordinator

Klara Niemand

Business Support Coordinator

Miyuki Muraki

Business Support Coordinator

Let’s talk about how we can help your business move forward

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