Join our team

Our people strategy is simple: hire the right people, promote from within and always have the ability to grow with a talented, passionate and intelligent team.



We value individuality, personality and guts.  While your experience or qualifications are important, we're just as interested in what makes  We believe these are the qualities that will help you one day lead a team, a branch, or a country.  If you're a career-orientated individual who's hungry to learn, grow and be challenged, you've come to the right place. 

What's important to us...


The right people come from a range of backgrounds, but all of these people identify Mainfreight as a place to build their careers. For many, it is after completing tertiary study, but for others it is the decision to start work at Mainfreight as an alternative to study.


Mainfreight has always attempted to reduce the environmental impact of our operations. Our sustainability initiatives have often resulted in reduced costs; so the bottom line and the environment are both winners.


We believe in taking responsibility. Mainfreight is the founding sponsor of Duffy Books in Homes since its inception in New Zealand over 20 years ago. Beginning in 2008, Mainfreight has helped establish "Books in Homes USA" to supply over 170,000 free books to children living in "bookless homes". We continue to strive to have a positive impact on our local communities.

Life at Mainfreight

We believe that your career is in your control. Click here to learn more about life at Mainfreight.

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  • Join a team where mentoring, developing and challenging each other is simply what we do around here.

  • It's our culture, our DNA. This philosophy creates the future of our business and the career paths of our team.

  • Your journey, your story.


Quote of the Day

The more people become educated, the more they become equal

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