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Gist is at the forefront of innovation within the logistics industry. With over 40 years of supply chain experience we combine strategic business understanding and supply chain consultancy with core services such as warehousing and distribution.
We're a global leader in full-service consulting, design, design-build, operations and programme management for private and public clients. CH2M is also recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies. By joining our team, you'll work for a well-respected brand, being entitled to a competitive compensation & benefits, we offer our employees a company and a culture they can be proud of."
Royal Mail is a household name in the United Kingdom, which is unsurprising, as we a service to more than 29 million addresses. In our carefully crafted schemes our graduates are prepared to tackle a challenging but rewarding career with our company. "
The RAF is no ordinary job. As a graduate, you will have the option to begin officer training, which could lead to a range of roles from flying to intelligence. We will also help you work towards professional qualifications that you will benefit from. "
We are the leading transport operator in the UK and North America, with 100,000 employees and revenues of approximately £5.7billion. We help two billion passengers a year get to where they need to be, and have great opportunities for graduates. "
As a promoter of sustainable mobility, we develop and market systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. We understand that employee empowerment is crucial for our success. We promote diversity and entrepreneurialism with a strong commitment to integrity and high ethical business standards and practices. "
Jaguar Land Rover is looking to the future, where digitalisation is changing the automotive industry. We are looking for people whose skills can lead this change. You’ll find our graduate programmes just as inspiring as the vehicles you’ll help produce."
Our graduate positions are for those who are looking to launch their career in one of the most respected global engineering, construction and project management companies. We provide graduate programs all over the world, including Santiago, New Delhi, Australia and the UK."
Transport for London (TFL) is the organisation that administers and manages transport across the capital. It’s an exciting, rewarding environment, where 28,000 face the daily challenges that are involved in keeping London moving, working and growing."
DHL is committed to bringing in and developing talent across all levels of the business. The roles we have available are as diverse as the people who perform them. Many of our employees spend their careers in various roles, progressing up through different departments and divisions (and occasionally different countries too). We think this says a lot about the sort of business we are and it’s something of which we’re beyond proud of. Join us today as a Graduate."
A career with British Airways isn't only about being in the air as a pilot or a member of our cabin crew. We have more than 40,000 people in all kinds of roles and business areas. Joining one of our graduate programmes will put you at the heart of British Airways, a truly global business and one of the most recognised brands that exists."
Our two-three year Airbus Graduate Programmes offer roles within Commercial Aircraft, Defence and Space. Each programme allows you to play a pivotal role in current projects and projects lined up for the future. Graduates have an excellent opportunity to learn invaluable skills while developing technical and personal skills.
HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Transport and Logistics

Transport and logistics graduates bring their highly efficient, super-organised selves to an industry that often exists in the background, viewed only through spreadsheets and time schedules. Find graduate transport and logistics jobs and start putting your highly sought-after skills to good use today.

LOOKING FOR a Logistics Manager CAREER?
Q
How much can I earn as a Warehouse Manager?
earnings
Salaries in the logistics sector vary largely depending on your specific job. According to Payscale.com, averages wages in logistics are as follows:
  • Operations manager: £34,441
  • Warehouse manager: £27,249
  • General/ operations manager: £46,979
  • Office administrator: £17,228
  • Import/ export clerk: £17,702
  • Office manager: £29,067
  • Business development manager: £38,000
On a structured graduate scheme you are likely to start with a salary of around £20,000.
Q
What qualifications do I need to be a Warehouse Manager?
qualifications
Logistics is an easy industry to enter at a high level with a degree. Any of the following subjects might be useful:
  • Business
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Logistics
  • Environmental sciences
  • Geography
  • Maths
  • Statistics
  • Town planning
  • Social sciences
Whilst many graduate schemes in general will ask for a 2.1 from their applicants, logistics is one of the few industries that happily takes on graduates who have received a 2.2.
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What skills do I need to be a Warehouse Manager?
skills
Working in logistics requires a large number of general skills, whichever of the many varied careers you choose to pursue. They include:
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • A very high level of organisation and planning
  • Problem solving
  • Negotiation
  • Leadership
  • IT literacy
  • Working to deadlines
  • Customer service
  • Commercial awareness
  • Business awareness
  • An eye for detail
  • Good numeracy
Depending on your specific job you may also need to demonstrate skills in management of people, research and mathematical, statistical or scientific interpretation.

An awareness of the built environment and how supply chain and logistics can be ethical and green for all those involved is increasingly important.
Q
What experience do I need to get a job in Logistics?
experience
Work experience within large logistics companies, for example in the warehouse or in administration, should be easy to organise and can set you apart from other candidates applying for the same position. Contact a number of companies and ask if you can shadow a member of staff to start with. If you are taking a degree with a sandwich year or year in industry, this is a good opportunity to find experience in logistics that can set you apart when you graduate.
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