About | Sandfield

Our story

In 1989, an accountant and two software developers saw an opportunity for customising technology to solve unique business problems that off-the-shelf products couldn’t. Sandfield was born.

Our foundations of business sensibility and technical sophistication enable a practical and measured approach to all Sandfield solutions and client relationships. We’ve built up a range of frameworks for different business models to provide efficiency with all the benefits of a custom-built system.

Our biggest first client was Mainfreight, and the partnership continues. Today we work with a number of big national and global supply chain-focused businesses across a wide range of industries. Our dedicated supply chain team build and integrate management systems to enable visibility and collaboration, streamlining business processes.

Thirty years on, our team of 90+ solution developers are mainly based in Auckland, with a handful working remotely throughout the North Island.

The results of our strongly held values and determination to do the best by our team and clients speak for themselves, with impressive retention rates - we like to build things that last.

 

1989
Year Established
100
Staff in May 2019

 

A partnership approach

We don’t believe in account managers and making false promises to seal the deal.

Our developers work directly with you from start to finish, they’re interested in more than just the code behind great systems.

They’re driven by delighting our customers and building relationships that last.

The results speak for themselves, established in 1989, we have high retention rates of both our team members and clients.

We think operational innovation is delivered through small but useful improvements - not risky and expensive ‘transformations’, we like to say it’s about evolution, not revolution.

  

 

We back our people

We employ the best people, and we hang onto them.

By providing each of our staff members with the opportunity to excel in areas that they find most rewarding, we have built a team of committed, highly competent professionals, many of whom have been with us for +10 years.

This loyalty and continuity is a key benefit to our clients.

Sandfield developers are commercially aware, technically expert and financially literate. Please get in touch if you are interested in joining our growing team by viewing our latest opportunities here.

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