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Our roles

As our business grows we look for those who can deliver on our promise as they deliver our customers' packages. We can offer you a fast paced and challenging environment with plenty of opportunities to develop and succeed. Be part of the best and most successful team in the industry.

Contract drivers

Owner drivers

NZC contractors (our couriers) provide the everyday strength, coordination and stability with which we drive forward - they're the backbone of our operation and the face of our brand.

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In brief

Our contractors are true business partners, and their success is our success. You get paid for every pick-up and delivery, which means you'll enjoy the rewards of your hard work. A New Zealand Couriers contractor is an independent business owner and operator. You essentially own your own business (but with the advantages of being paid on a set date, a starting base of customers, and our ongoing support).

Is this right for me?

We are looking for people with the following:

  • A positive attitude
  • Reliability
  • Honesty and commitment
  • Customer-focus
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Geographic knowledge (local and national areas)
  • All license requirements
  • Ability to pass necessary security checks
  • A suitable vehicle for their run

You can get an understanding of the job and read our FAQs here.

Interested in becoming a contractor? Fill out your details to apply here and we'll get in touch.

The perks

New Zealand Couriers can offer you the opportunity to manage your own business with the support, training and infrastructure of a large company to draw on. You'll have economical business start up and running costs including company discounts on fuel, health, vehicle purchase and mobile, a full sales team dedicated to the growth of your business and an admin team who amongst other things, collect monies from your customers - if they don't pay us we still pay you! Be part of an excellent and proven business partnership.

Administration

Administration

Supporting the frontline and network operations, our administration team keep things running smoothly behind the scenes.

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In brief

Your job is to ensure New Zealand Couriers' systems, processes and procedures are kept up to date, are easy to use and are always available for our customer facing staff - so they have the tools they need to do a great job of delivering for our customers.

Is this right for me?

We are looking for people with the following:

  • Honesty and reliability
  • A strong focus on customer satisfaction
  • People who can listen and communicate well
  • Proficiency in business software systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • eam players that have a strong desire to be the best they can be

The perks

You'll be part of the nationwide team making up the successful Freightways Group of companies. We offer opportunities for career development, a challenging and rewarding working environment.

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Customer service

Customer service

While our systems and technology are highly regarded, it's those behind the tech that can make the biggest difference - every call could be someone's first, or last!

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We are looking for positive, enthusiastic people to fill everything from small branch roles combining customer services and administration work to more specialised call centre roles.

In brief

You need an excellent phone manner, computer skills and a thirst for knowledge.

Is this right for me?

We are looking for people with the following:

  • Honesty and reliability
  • A strong focus on customer satisfaction
  • People who can listen and communicate well
  • Efficient PC users of MS Suite
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team players that have a strong desire to be the best they can be

The perks

If it sounds like you there are also great opportunities to develop your career – within New Zealand Couriers, as well as career growth across the Freightways Group.

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Freight handlers

Freight / Operations

The sheer numbers behind an operation like ours demands an incredible volume of freight is moved quickly and efficiently.

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In brief

Our network is the strength behind New Zealand Couriers and the work of our operations teams is all about ensuring we can position freight on time, every time and in the manner that's expected, so our couriers can do their jobs.

Is this right for me?

We are looking for people with the following:

  • Attention to detail and quality of work
  • A mature and responsible work ethic
  • Good customer service focus (both internal and external)
  • A 'can do' positive attitude
  • Adaptability and flexibility in changing environments
  • Being a team player
  • Good communication skills and literacy to ensure sortation accuracy

The perks

You'll be part of the nationwide team making up the successful Freightways Group of companies. We offer opportunities for career development, a challenging and rewarding working environment.

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Administration

Manager / Trainee

Freightways Managing Director Dean Bracewell joined the company in 1979, as part of the Commercial trainee programme. It was his first full time job.

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In brief

We recognise talent, commitment and innovation and foster the motivation of individuals from across our team throughout the country. If you have the skills and the drive to succeed we have the opportunities and the culture to support your growth.

The Freightways Trainee programme has been around for decades, successfully developing the potential of some our team's most versatile and gifted people. It is designed to further develop skills in enthusiastic skilled young people, training them in all facets of the business over a two year period.

Is this right for me?

We are looking for hard working individuals who are willing to commit to our New Zealand Couriers vision and live the values of the company.

The perks

Wherever you start in the business you will receive the support and training you need to fulfill your potential, challenge yourself and make a difference. You'll gain experience from across the network and have opportunities to advance through the company.

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Administration

Sales / Accounts

Our sales team often provide the crucial first point of contact for potential customers - they go the extra mile for all every customers each time, closing every loop and ensuring our customers feel valued.

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In brief

You form trusting relationships with our potential and existing customers and perform as a passionate salesperson and effective team member driving growth and revenue for the business.

Is this right for me?

We are looking for people with the following:

  • Results driven and determined
  • Professional
  • Customer focussed
  • Meticulous on following through on promises
  • Excellent communication and relationship building
  • Committed team player

The perks

You'll join the dynamic nationwide sales team of the successful Freightways Group of companies.

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