ARE YOU GENERATION LOGISTICS?

Logistics is at the heart of modern life. It’s well-stocked supermarket shelves, the provision of vital medical supplies, complex global trade networks and everything in-between.

Generation Logistics is about finding the next generation of logistics talent. Those who’ll embrace the opportunities of a sector where ceaseless innovation, international travel, and cutting edge technology are all part of the day job.

This site is a chance to explore those opportunities. Alongside thousands of live vacancies from some of the sector’s biggest and best employers, we’ve also got a broad library of fun, interactive resources to help inform, educate and engage along the way.

So, what are you waiting for? Click on, and see if you might just be Generation Logistics.

ALL BACKGROUNDS

ALL SKILLSETS

ALL AMBITIONS

Are you fresh out of school or university and ready to make your mark on the world? Are you looking for a fresh start where you can transfer and build on the skills and experience you already have? Either way, logistics is a sector packed with exciting opportunities.

Discover the stories of some of those who have taken them, here.
“Realising what opportunities existed within the sector changed my mind. These included working with cutting-edge technology, accelerated career progression and not being fixed to a location.”
Tom Dedman Shift Manager GXO
“There are plenty of opportunities to develop your career in any way you wish, and to participate in projects outside of your day-to-day role. There are so many opportunities to network around the business which allow me to learn what other roles involve.”
Elise Harris Tender Management Support CEVA
“DFDS business is very broad with ferry and logistics divisions. I was attracted to how the placements were structured – four placements of six months across different areas provide an opportunity to learn so much within two years.”
Esther Kabiito Graduate Management Trainee DFDS
“I realised I needed something different.”
Raymond Sherry Customer Support Manager Malcolm Logistics
“I’ve been exposed to so many different parts of a growing and exciting industry, and have learnt the key role a logistics unit can play in a company’s environmental sustainability.”
Kieran Vaghela Research and Insights Manager St Modwen
“What I like about my team is the togetherness, we help each other. ”
Edrissa Jallow Warehouse Operative DHL Supply Chain
“I had never considered logistics before applying for my internship. I thought I would give it a go, and absolutely loved it. If you thrive in a fast-paced and diverse environment, then you’ll enjoy a career in logistics. ”
Katie Langford Regional HR Manager GXO
“I applied to become an apprentice because I enjoy driving and wanted an opportunity to be trained for a job associated with driving but at the same time be able to earn some money.”
Uladzislau Tarasevich Apprentice Driver Kinaxia
“I worked on an AGV project in Doncaster – which was a great experience for someone who hadn’t worked with robots before.”
Sunnah Habib Graduate Scheme Wincanton
“I care about what I do and I love that the people around me do too!”
Tyrone Moulton Warehouse Manager DHL
“The business is inclusive and accessible at all levels. Management know our names and make the effort to know us on a personal level too.”
Stacey Gibson Warehouse Colleague ASDA
“Freight forwarding is very interesting as you are learning and handling new things on a daily basis. Clothing, trainers, cars, jewellery, laptops, the list is never ending.”
Kyle Lawrence Ocean Supervisor BIFA
“The most rewarding part of my job is learning everyday, and job satisfaction when the vehicle leaves completed.”
Andrew Dickson Apprentice HGV Mechanic The Russell Group (Engineering)
“My job is entertaining, challenging and rewarding. I’m learning the techniques to protect the business from cyber threats.”
Drew Munro Graduate Apprenticeship (Cyber Security) The Russell Group (IT)
“I’ve made significant connections with other people in the business, especially the organisations representing women in engineering – who offer so much support! ”
Samantha Barnett Engineering Technician Apprentice Amazon
“I’ve always been fascinated by human systems because there’s so many moving single parts, that somehow all come together, and form a system that just works. ”
Andy Wang AI Research Engineer InstaDeep
“I’ve always wanted to get a degree through the apprenticeship route rather than the traditional uni route and this was a great opportunity. ”
Amy Hinsliff-Smith Innovation Degree Apprentice CEVA

FIND YOUR LOGISTICS

Wondering what sort of logistics career or roles might best suit you?

Here’s where you can find out more about the types of roles, as well as viewing live job opportunities from some of the biggest names in our industry.

And if you’re not sure where your interests might lie, then try our Find Your Future quiz tool here.

FUTURE
PROOFING

How the logistics industry is de-carbonising the supply chain.

STREET
TALK

We took to the streets to find out how much people really know about logistics. Here’s what happened.

FIND YOUR
FUTURE

Use our interactive quiz tool to help find the logistics role that suits your skills and personality.

LOGISTICS
STORIES

Hear the stories, pathways and progression of those already working in the sector.

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