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Transport and logistics

Within the transport and logistics sector you could be looking at a wide range of occupations. Prospects has a useful list of job profiles each containing relevant information about key responsibilities, skill requirements, starting salaries, entry requirements, career prospects with links to major employers and current graduate vacancies.


Potential job roles

Keep up-to-date with the industry

As part of your job-hunting strategy you will need to keep up to date on developments in this sector and keep track of any vacancies that are coming up. Below are some key resources to help you research opportunities available. The knowledge gained through your research may help you to target your applications and will help when preparing for interviews:

  • British International Freight Association – The trade association for UK-registered companies engaged in international movement of freight by all modes of transport – air, road, rail and sea.
  • Logistics Manager – Online resource bringing supply chain professionals the latest industry news and features, case studies and forthcoming events.
  • Transportinfo – This website aims to bring together all the daily news stories relating to transport policy in the UK including stories from the BBC, newspapers and other online news sites.

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