Graduate Logistics Training Scheme
· Degree in business, logistics or economics related fields - ideally
· IT literate, with excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
· Confident communicator with good interpersonal skills
· Attention to detail and accuracy
· Outstanding initiative and work ethic
· Dynamic, ambitious, driven & self motivated
· Proactive and Solutions orientated
· Driving licence and own transport essential
About the Company
The company is one of the most successful logistics companies in the UK today, providing supply chains solutions to a wide portfolio of blue chip customers mainly within the world of retail. The company has a turnover of c. £220m, growing eightfold in the last decade. The company handles up to 15,500 moves a week with a fleet of over 1,000 vehicles.
The business combines talented transport professionals, leading edge IT systems, an unrivalled national network of port-based and inland depots and a modern fleet of carbon-friendly vehicles. Their reputation is based on delivering consistent, high quality, cost-effective transport and related services to its customers and setting the benchmark in all of the sectors it serves.
They are currently looking to recruit 2-3 candidates onto their training scheme in the Northamptonshire and Leicester area
Overview of The Role
This graduate training scheme is perfect for ambitious, dynamic graduates who are keen to pursue a career in transport and logistics. Training is work-based and provides an excellent grounding in the industry and the company.
You will start your role at the grass roots level, working in the operational side of the business, gaining a thorough understanding of the client base and the operational side of the business before progressing further up the career ladder.
Career progression is limitless, driven by your personal commitment, ambition and desire to succeed. With such a diverse business profile, customer portfolio and geographic coverage, you can enjoy a long and rewarding career with a true market leader.
Start times for work: 4 on 4 off 12 hour shifts (Once Trained) Monday – Friday, 10 hours shifts in the interim including lunch breaks
Holiday Entitlement: Four weeks plus bank holidays
Pension: After 12 months you can join the Company contributory pension scheme (Employee contributes 6% and Company contributes 6%)
Benefits: Pension scheme, strong progression routes, Company car or car allowance equivalent once employee has progressed to next level. Discretionary bonus scheme