Making it big overseas – Unlimited Magazine Article April 2010

By Pauline Herbst
Auckland-based software company XM Developments proves that two guys can still make it big from a garage

Moving boxes around the world is like manipulating a giant Rubik’s cube: everything has to be in the right place, at the right time or it becomes an exercise in frustration. The problem with supply chains is that it’s harder to manage stock when it’s scattered across several continents.

What’s needed is an effective online management system that takes the data from any warehouse and automatically pulls it onto a website. It took two Kiwis, Brooke Anderson and Blair Watkins, to make it happen. Plus a credit card, a strong sense of self-belief and a ridiculous amount of luck… (MORE)