Inside Info: Mainfreight

Mainfreight is a freight management specialist with over 300 branches in their extensive global network. Mainfreight delivers wherever product needs to go. Balancing speed and cost with road, rail, sea and air transport options to meet freight delivery requirements. “Special people, special company” embodies Mainfreight and its unique culture. They have developed a style of doing business, successful not only in New Zealand, but around the world. Mainfreight aim to promote people from within, and encourages innovative and decisive outlooks. Their team has a flat structure and regards each other as family.

Mainfreight are focused on growing their people. Whether you join  from school, university, or another job, their philosophy is the same: to hire people with the right attitude and passion, then help them develop the skills they need to succeed in the business, lead a team, a branch or a country one day.
The moment you become a member of the Mainfreight family, your career hits overdrive – if you want it to. Anything is possible here because you get to work alongside the best people and make real-life decisions. They promote from within their own global pool of talent and give you the freedom to go as far as you dare.

Career opportunities are endless at Mainfreight especially for those who are finishing school and are looking for potential career options. Does this sound like you? As a Mainfreight team member you can expect professional development based around your unique mix of skills and talents. All training is on the job, while learning new skills every day. They are big on identifying and growing your personal strengths – and helping you work on any gaps.  Whatever it takes, you’ll get the opportunity to grow with Mainfreight.

You’ll work in an environment where assuming responsibility, challenging and making decisions is encouraged. Show them what you’ve got and they’ll help you prepare to take on any role in the business.  One thing you can count on, if you put in the effort and have the right attitude, you’ll go places!

Mainfreight also offer a summer work experience programme which is all about starting a career in an environment that keeps you motivated, challenged and always being a part of something bigger. So roll up your sleeves for a practical and hands-on learning experience at the core of their business!

Check out their careers page to find out more info.