Build your career at Mainfreight

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.

Join our tight-knit family

At Mainfreight we are focused on growing our people in our own unique style. Whether you join us from school, university, or another job, our philosophy is the same: to hire people with the right attitude and passion, then help them develop the skills they need to succeed in our 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 right alongside the best people and make real-life decisions. We promote from within our own global pool of talent and give you the freedom to go as far as you dare.

 

Our unique culture

Our unique culture

This is a people business. We don’t have a widget or a gadget, we’re in the service industry. You’re dealing with customers and with people in our own teams, and that comes with some emotional intelligence.

Don Braid | Group Managing Director

The Three Pillars of Mainfreight

Culture

“Special people, Special company” embodies Mainfreight and its unique culture. We have developed a style of doing business, successful not only in New Zealand, but around the world.

Family

We promote our people from within, and encourage innovative and decisive outlooks. Our team has a flat structure and regards each other as family, like our brothers and sisters.

Philosophy

All decisions that we make are on the basis that we will be here for another 100 years. This view shapes our approach to recruitment and training of team members, customers and supplier relationships.

Latest News

Stay up-to-date with Mainfreight news, industry updates and more!

07 February 2024 | Announcement

Rolla Liu's Leadership Journey in Mainfreight

Congratulations to Rolla on her promotion to Shenzhen Branch Manager! Her dedication to excellence and fostering a positive culture continue to make our team grow. See more here....

26 January 2024 | Announcement

Mainfreight Appoints two Non-Executive Directors

We are pleased to advise that Annie Steel and Hayley Buckley will join the Company as Non-Executive Directors from 1 March 2024.

15 January 2024 | Announcement

Service Announcement | Chinese New Year 2024

2024 Chinese New Year is coming soon! It’s that time of year when some countries in Asia enter their holiday season. As businesses close for celebrations it is vital that your supply chain is prepared for the shutdown. Please see the following public holidays for our team in Asia.

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