|Maria Doan has been announced Linfox’s 2017 Graduate of the Year.
The award was presented by Linfox Executive Chairman
Peter Fox, and Chief Operating Officer Mark Mazurek at the annual
Graduate and Cadet Conference Dinner on Tuesday 5 September.
The 24-month Linfox Graduate Program enables students
to build a career in logistics. The development program involves a
comprehensive induction, and six-month rotations at various Linfox sites
across Australia and New Zealand.
Graduates gain hands-on experience in transport, warehousing and
distribution through exposure to a wide range of business areas including
commercial, continuous improvement, project management, fleet and safety.
The annual award recognises a person who has displayed exceptional
character, strong teamwork, performance and growth throughout the
“Maria excelled during her rotations by using her initiative and
problem-solving skills,” said Mark.
designed and implemented new technical solutions where she saw
opportunities. Most notably she created a tool to monitor and track
non-driving hours, which led to increased productivity, reduced cost and
increased service to the customer.”
Maria also designed a KPI dashboard to display safety
targets versus actual performance of the business unit.
Maria has accepted a fulltime position in the commercial team of the
Linfox Retail business unit.
“Please join me in congratulating Maria on her well-deserved award,” said
Mark, “and all the Graduates for successfully completing the graduate
Linfox Executive Chairman, Peter Fox (left) and Chief Operating Officer, Mark Mazurek present 2017 graduate Maria Doan with her award.