Listen, Learn and Make Your Mark

No matter what you know, if you’ve got the right attitude and are willing to listen and learn, there’s nothing stopping you from going all the way to the top.

There are plenty of options with Mainfreight.  Most team members new to the industry start out learning the business on the floor. That means you could be loading freight, driving forklifts or arranging the movement of international freight all the while familiarizing yourself with our business. 

One thing’s for sure; you’ll have every opportunity to learn about our business if you’re prepared to work hard, ask questions and listen. The team you work with are keen to see you succeed and will give you all the help you need to understand the business and how you can get ahead.

We have a promote from within philosophy, so once you become part of the Mainfreight family, your career could take you anywhere!  At Mainfreight, we recognize that no two people are the same and no two career paths are the same.  You'll spend the first year experiencing Mainfreight in your own way. 

My first year

In joining our business, you will learn that people are the essence of who we are; it is their passion, energy and belief in our Mainfreight culture as well as our global aspirations that power this company. 

Depending on your background and experience, you can expect to spend your time, among other things: 
  • Learning the fundamentals of how our business works and why
  • In the operations handling freight, often getting your hands dirty
  • Experiencing our unique culture and getting to know our people

From there, where you want to go and what you want to do is up to you! Whether that be with account management, sales, operations, IT, Training and Development, finance or a management role, it’s up to you to build your brand and make yourself stand out at Mainfreight.


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