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Your future is wide open. Whether you want to work with the latest sat nav technology, travel the globe, or be in charge of millions of pounds’ worth of products for big name stores, there’s never a dull moment in logistics.
The logistics business has something for everyone: guys, girls, techies or those who like working with people. Whatever you’re into, you can find a job that’s right for you.
Accountants in the logistics industry work with financial and management information. Their main aim is to maximise profitability and efficiency. In larger companies they may work in one product area or business division.
Importers deal with the procedures for bringing goods for sale into the UK from other countries, while Exporters handle the procedures for taking goods out of the UK for sale in other countries.
Couriers, also known as Despatch Drivers, transport items that require urgent, safe or discreet delivery.
Postal Delivery Workers (also known as postmen or postwomen) collect letters, cards and parcels and deliver them to homes and businesses throughout the UK.
Traction and Rolling Stock Engineers work with locomotives, carriages and wagons. They work for freight fleets numbering 12,000 rail vehicles across the UK, so there are job opportunities throughout the country.
Move Co-ordinators professionally manage a customer’s request for assistance with a domestic or commercial move (e.g. in moving home, or moving a business to new premises), from initial enquiry right through to the move itself and after-sales service.
Crane Operators can work in ports throughout the UK. Their job is to lift and move heavy loads, like containers and other cargo.
Warehouse Operatives make sure that stock is stored in the right place in a warehouse and that items are packed and ready for collection when needed. Their work includes checking, storing, packing and moving goods.