In this episode, Silicon Slopes talks with Clint Reid Founder and CEO of Zonos. They talk about how cool St. George is and learn the story behind Zonos. We learn about global trade and how Clint and his team are making it easier to buy and sell stuff across borders.
Welcome[00:00:10] The Meat and Potatoes podcast to Silicon Slopes production Meat and Potatoes shines a light on the people in Silicon Slopes of get things done. We explore how I and when they get those things done and why their work is the meat and potatoes of Utah’s Tech and business. Today we are joined by a traveler from a far Clint Reed. [00:00:32] Who is the founder and CEO of Zonos knows. How are you doing? Good. Thanks for having me Garrett. Where’d you come from Southern Utah St. George drove up this morning. Cool. And how’s the drive it was good here for economic Summits tomorrow for the state. So headed to that to talk a little bit about global e-commerce, but cool. [00:00:54] Yeah, it’s nice to be up north right now. It’s today is a nice day. They’ll know it’s going to cool down. It looks like next couple days. Yeah, so tell us what zone us is and you know, feel free to tell the story of. Well, you found it and you know where the idea came from? Yeah. So Zonos, we are a SaaS company. [00:01:14] We calculate customs charges on imports into countries products into countries. So a t-shirt into Canada or a pair of shoes and a pair of jeans is going into the UK. Could be a bumper even going into Australia and we calculate that local tax like the goods and services tax. Let’s say in Australia and then every single item has a different tariff that Supply.