Frequently Asked Questions
Who we are?
We have a 100-year vision, that means every person and every decision we make today will leave an imprint on this company now and for 100 years to come. This long-term vision guides us as a business and determines both our decisions and actions every day.
As we extend our operations across the major trading nations of the world, we continue to stand out for the right reasons. It is our uncompromising quality, agility and unique culture which sets us apart.
What we do?
Our business can be broken down into three core areas:
- Air & Ocean
- Domestic Transport
What is the working culture like?
We believe in working hard but we also have fun and a laugh while we do it. Our team is empowered to make decisions and have a say in how we do things.
What training and development do you offer?
Our ongoing team development programs around the world currently includes:
- A full induction program
- Learning the business from the operations floor-up
- Support and mentoring from senior executives
- Structured leadership programmes
- Outward Bound personal development courses for some team members
How will my career progress?
Once you’ve learnt the fundamentals of Mainfreight on the operations floor, you’ll move into other areas of the business where you’ll get the right mix of autonomy and support. We believe that smart people can learn the specifics of any role so our focus is on helping you develop personal and professional skills that will allow you take on any role in the business.
Ours is an ever-changing business and we’re constantly reviewing new ways to help our team develop the world-class skills that will lead our business into the future.
Are there opportunities to travel?
Through our global exchange program, you may have the opportunity to experience the Mainfreight way of life in different parts of the world. Or, if after two to three years you’ve proved you have the Mainfreight passion and know-how it you’ll find opportunities to work in our businesses around the world.