Thina Nodada – CEO: Waymaker Trade Solutions
Thina Nodada has spent the early years of his career honing in on his global trade, logistics and supply chain skills. After graduating from the University of Cape Town, Thina worked at Santova Logistics where he completed his two year International Trade Development programme that consisted of training in; customs, sea, air and road freight, courier and estimates to mention but a few. During the programme, Thina also enrolled for Certified Supply Chain Professional international accreditation through APICS institution based in Northern Colorado.
Upon completing the graduate programme, Thina was appointed as Team Leader for Santova Express, an international courier division. After a year in this position, Thina was then promoted to a position of Logistics Executive for Santova Logistics. Thina has a deep passion for global trade and increasing the number of South Africans that are in the global trade space and for this reason, in 2018, Thina decided to step down from his position and founded Waymaker Global Trade Solutions.
While his focus is on import and export facilitation, he also provides export market research solutions for products, corporates and entrepreneurs who are seeking to expand their footprint into export markets and logistics solutions. He knows there is no single approach that works for everyone, so he continues to educate himself on international trade and market trends to provide the most comprehensive solutions that works for each of his client’s individual needs. Thina is currently a board member for AgriVoice and operates Waymaker Trade Solutions from Fourways Johannesburg.