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You may not know it, but logistics jobs and logistics services are at the heart of modern life. It’s a sector vital to food and medicine supplies, international trade, and everything-in-between else.

Generation Logistics is an initiative to find and engage the next generation of logistics talent. Our aim is to highlight the range and scope of logistics careers, from entry level pathways through to graduate programmes.

This site is your chance to explore the innovation, technology, and global reach of the logistics industry. Not just through the engaging, informative content that this site is packed with, but through live opportunities from some of the sector’s biggest employers.

Discover if you could be Generation Logistics now.




Are you fresh out of school or university and ready to make your mark on the world? Are you looking for a career where you can transfer the skills and experience you have?  If that sounds like you, then you’re in the right place.

Discover the stories of some of those who have taken them by clicking below.
“Logistics is something that will always exist, as something always needs moving from A to B. It’s a good place to be if you want longevity and career progression.”
Ross Jermy Chief Technology Officer UKWA
“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’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
“It’s a bit different to your normal day-to-day job, you have to be ready for anything.”
Sam Roper Apprentice On-track Machine (OTM) Driver National Rail
“I care about what I do and I love that the people around me do too!”
Tyrone Moulton Warehouse Manager DHL
“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
“I realised I needed something different.”
Raymond Sherry Customer Support Manager Malcolm Logistics
“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
“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
“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’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
“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 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
“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
“What I like about my team is the togetherness, we help each other. ”
Edrissa Jallow Warehouse Operative DHL Supply Chain
“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
“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)
“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
“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


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