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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
London,
Salary:
£23,000 - £30,000 per annum

Graduate transport planner assistant transport planner

Carrington West

My client who is an established and well respected Transport Planning Consultancy is looking for a Graduate Transport Planner / Assistant Transport Planner to join their team in central London. This is due to an ever increasing workload with a number of r

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
London,
Salary:
£23,000 - £30,000 per annum
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary:
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Chesterfield

Penguin Recruitment

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner Location: Chesterfield Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 An independent engineering consultancy based in Chesterfield has an opportunity available for a Graduate Transport Planner to join their team. The organisation offer sp

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary:
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate Information Security Engineer, Linux, Unix, Graduate

Modis

Graduate Information Security Engineer, Linux, Unix, Graduate, Networks, Security, BSc, MSc, £25,000 -£30,000 (depending on experience) benefits, Cambridge Experts in the use of Artificial Intelligence for solving complex problems this well funded Start-u

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Security
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Salary:
£20,000 - £23,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Cheshire

Penguin Recruitment

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner, Development Planning Office Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire Salary Range: £20,000 - £23,000 An award-winning consultancy in the North West, who offer specialist environmental and planning services has an opportunity ava

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Salary:
£20,000 - £23,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
London,
Salary:
£23 - £30 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner / Assistant Transport Planner

Carrington West

My client who is an established and well respected Transport Planning Consultancy is looking for a Graduate Transport Planner / Assistant Transport Planner to join their team in central London. This is due to an ever increasing workload with a number of r

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
London,
Salary:
£23 - £30 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£22,000 - £27,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Bedford

Network RGB

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner – Bedfordshire RGB Network are currently working with a small to medium sized multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Bedford who are seeking Graduate Transport Planner to join their pre-planning team. This company ar

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£22,000 - £27,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Maidstone, Kent

Supply Chain Coordinator Graduate

Atlas Commercial Recruitment

We are currently recruiting for a very well-established organisation that are looking to recruit a Graduate Supply Chain Coordinator to join them The role will require you control purchasing of all raw materials to service production operations for our br

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Maidstone, Kent
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Logistics
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan

Fire engineering consultant graduate engineer

Foxwood Recruitment

Are you a confident, self-motivated and driven Graduate Engineer, looking for an exciting opportunity to utilise your technical astuteness and initiative? Are you a team player, with a competitive outlook who thrives under pressure and is used to working

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Security
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Bristol, Bristol County
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Bristol

Penguin Recruitment

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner Office: Bristol Salary Range: £20,000 - £25,000 The Bristol-based team of a specialist transport planning & infrastructure design consultancy is now recruiting for a Graduate Transport Planner with either an MSc in Tr

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Bristol, Bristol County
Salary:
£20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan

Fire engineering consultant graduate engineer

Foxwood Recruitment

Are you a confident, self-motivated and driven Graduate Engineer, looking for an exciting opportunity to utilise your technical astuteness and initiative? Are you a team player, with a competitive outlook who thrives under pressure and is used to working

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Security
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary:
£18,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Chesterfield

Penguin Recruitment

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner Location: Chesterfield Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 An independent engineering consultancy based in Chesterfield has an opportunity available for a Graduate Transport Planner to join their team. The organisation offer sp

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary:
£18,000 per annum
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire

Graduate Fire Engineer

Arup

Our work involves providing fire safety advice in a number of sectors, such as residential, rail, tunnels, education, industrial and commercial. Graduate fire engineers are immediately integrated into design teams and start contributing to the delivery of

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Security
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Cheshire

Penguin Recruitment

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner, Development Planning Office Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire Salary Range: £20,000 - £23,000 An award-winning consultancy in the North West, who offer specialist environmental and planning services has an opportunity ava

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Exeter, Devon
Salary:
£23,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner Exeter South West

Jp Sales Recruitment

My client is a leading Consultancy for Transport Planning, Infrastructure Design and Environmental Assessment in the UK. Due to a busy workload they are seeking to recruit a Transport Planner to join their team. The role will include; the undertaking surv

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Exeter, Devon
Salary:
£23,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Bristol, Bristol County
Salary:
£18,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner

Girling Jones

This is a great opportunity for a Graduate looking to get into Transport Planning or someone currently working as a Transport Planner/Consultant looking for a change. Operating from multiple offices in the UK, the company are consulting transport planners

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Bristol, Bristol County
Salary:
£18,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary:
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Chesterfield

Penguin Recruitment

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner Location: Chesterfield Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 An independent engineering consultancy based in Chesterfield has an opportunity available for a Graduate Transport Planner to join their team. The organisation offer sp

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary:
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire

Graduate fire engineer

Arup

Our work involves providing fire safety advice in a number of sectors, such as residential, rail, tunnels, education, industrial and commercial. Graduate fire engineers are immediately integrated into design teams and start contributing to the delivery of

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Security
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Graduate Transport Planner

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT BUREAU

The Company This successful consultancy specialise in transport planning, developments and the design and improvement of infrastructure. They provide services to both private and public organisations and their work ranges from undertaking initial assessme

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Job type:
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Basingstoke, Hampshire

Graduate Security Engineer

MERIT RECRUITMENT

We have an exciting opportunity for an Graduate Security Engineer to join a global organisation with more than 100 years’ experience in providing trusted and critical security expertise Governments and organizations alike have come to rely on. You will be

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Security
Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Graduate Transport Planner - Cambridge

Penguin Recruitment

Job Title: Graduate Transport Planner Office Location: Cambridge Salary Range: £20,000 - £24,000 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a recent graduate to join the Cambridge based team of a national Transport Planning & Infrastructure Design consultancy

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Expiry date:
20 Dec 2018
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Transport
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Helping you find a career in Transport & logistics

Transport and logistics professionals bring their highly efficient, super-organised selves to an industry that often exists in the background, viewed only through spreadsheets and time schedules.

Logistics is a major sector that plays an essential role in the UK and global economy. Working in tandem with transport, it deals with the safe and efficient movement of people and products, supplying many companies with the items they need daily. This can include passengers that travel by road, rail, air and sea, as well as products that are imported and exported through the logistic supply chain.

The logistics and transport sector enables management of the supply chain by ensuring that goods or services are available where and when they are needed and that they are in good condition. This industry operates 24 hours and doesn’t stop, so part time work and shift work is very common. Some jobs may require their staff to work early morning, evening and night shifts, as well as at weekends.

The sector is so diverse that there are lots of different areas people can move into. Roles include those in planning, strategy, finance, marketing and information technology departments. When it comes to manufacturing a product, you can break logistical roles into five key areas: sourcing, transportation, storage, production and distribution.

The work can be stressful but also highly rewarding, and you should also be willing to take on responsibility early and have the ability to see the bigger picture so that you know the impact of your decision making.


Skills required for a career in the Transport & logistics industry
Working in logistics and transport requires a large number of general skills, whichever of the many varied careers you choose to pursue.

Logistics is all about making sure that each job gets done in the right order and at the right time, so you’ll need to be organised, good at planning, be able to see the bigger picture, and be great with people.

If you are a natural at organising things, have an eye for detail and a passion for people, then a career in this sector could be perfect for you.

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.

Other essential skills include:
- Attention to detail
- Commercial Awareness
- Communication
- Customer Service
- Leadership
- Negotiation
- Numeracy
- Planning
- Problem Solving
- Teamwork
Typical Transport & logistics career progression routes
Many employers offer fast track schemes for university graduates to enter into logistics and transport. The application criteria and specific detaiIs will depend on the employer. Once you’re on a graduate scheme your career route – at least for the next couple of years – will be set.

This is a sector that doesn’t require a lot of training once you’re in a company – rather, moving up will depend on your aptitude, organisation and practical skills. Across the board, those working within this sector have the opportunity to take on responsibility and move up quickly.
Typical Career Development for the Transport & logistics industry
You won’t need further training for the majority of jobs in this industry, and what you do need is likely to be offered on the job.

There are a couple of exceptions, however – careers including airline pilot and those within the merchant navy will require further training.
How much do Transport & logistics professionals get paid?
Salaries in the logistics sector vary largely depending on your specific job. According to Payscale.com, averages wages in logistics are as follows:

  • Logistics coordinator - £21,468

  • Logistics manager - £31,623

  • Logistics specialist - £30,060

  • Transportation coordinator - £23,369

  • Transportation planner – £25,590

  • 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, whichever part of the sector you’ve gone into.
How to get there
Work experience within large logistics or transport 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.

To get a role in this sector you need to display drive and a passion for logistics, and be able to explain why you have chosen to work in the field. You should make sure you know about the company you are applying for and who their main customers and competitors are, and have researched the role and programme and the environment you will be working in. If you have done any extracurricular activities either before or during university, communicate the skills you have learnt and how you would use them in the work place.
What qualifications do I need for a Transport & logistics career
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 and transport is one of the few industries that often happily takes on graduates who have received a 2.2.
Transport & logistics industry bodies
https://www.ukwa.org.uk/United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA)
https://ciltuk.org.uk/Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
https://www.bifa.org/homeBritish International Freight Association
https://www.logisticsmanager.com/Logistics Manager
http://www.fta.co.uk/Freight Transport Association
https://www.transportassociation.org.uk/The Transport Association
https://www.logisticsandsupplychain.com/Logistics and Supply Chain
http://www.ciht.org.uk/Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation
http://www.iota.org.uk/Institute of Transport Administration
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