Transport – Logistics – Delivery and Storage

Keeping Britain moving is vital to the UK economy, would you like to be a part of it?

Transport and Logistics is about getting the right product to the right place, at the right time. It is the movement of goods by road, rail, sea and air and includes postal and courier services. Large companies such as supermarkets run their own logistics while other companies outsource all their logistics to specialist companies such as Clipper Logistics.
People or goods move around the world by air, ocean, rail and road. There are hundreds of different jobs involved in this industry. Distribution involves getting products out into stores and supermarkets on time. This may mean for example with a pack of sweets: importing the sweets from the manufacturer; storing them; and then getting the sweets out to customers in shops or through delivery companies. Logistics involves organising the storage and transport of goods and services, to the right location at the right time and at the right cost! There are also lot of jobs involving planning and organising transport and also lots of practical jobs helping people travel such as a tram driver or jobs involving transporting goods.
Many people work in this industry in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. This is more than most places in England and is set to grow, so there will be lots of jobs in logistics in the future!

Get started on your future

What you'll need

You’ll need the ability to work well with others, the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure, excellent verbal communication skills, the ability to work on your own, concentration skills and pay attention to detail.

Ready to start your new career?

Are you ready to explore jobs in this industry near to you?