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Mainfreight Overview

Auckland (New Zealand)
5001 to 10000 employees
1978
Company - Public (MFT)
Transportation & Logistics
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
The quality and success of our global supply chain is measured by the perception our customers have of the service we provide, and relies on the service performance of our people worldwide. It is for this reason that we focus on the development and growth of our own people to ... Read more

Mainfreight Reviews

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Don Braid
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  • "Great for growth, hard work"

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    Pros

    Flexibility, ownership and creative space. There is a lot of ability to create your own destiny, especially if you work well in a low structure environment and like to get things done.

    Cons

    Consistently work a lot of hours to get everything done. The branches have the bulk of the responsibility, but not always the tools or resources they need. Not the best communication on what is going on in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate goals, plans and expectations clearly, and often. When those change, make sure everyone knows.

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Mainfreight Interviews

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    Graduate Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Flower Mound, TX
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Mainfreight (Flower Mound, TX) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I had two phone interviews with the company. The first was an initial screening about my character and the second interview was about the position. They then interviewed me in person at their Flower Mound location. I met with two gentlemen at a restaurant where they asked more questions about where I see myself in the future, etc. After this, we went to meet the people in the office and discuss more about the job. A few weeks later they emailed me about the job and decided not to hire anyone for the position. Also, they did not reimburse me for my travel expenses.

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