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Graduate Logistics Training Scheme

Degree Discipline & Classification
Degree in business, logistics or economics related fields
UCAS Points
Job Ref
TGR 1875

About Our Client

Our client is the most successful logistics companies in the United Kingdom today, providing supply chains solutions to a wide portfolio of customers. The Company has a turnover of c. £220m, growing eightfold in the last decade.

As well as being the country’s largest privately-owned container transport operator, in recent years the Company has diversified into other sectors of the international supply chain, offering port-centric, rail-connected warehousing, distribution, off-dock container storage and other transport-related services, including truck sales

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

Today, our client handles up to 15,500 moves a week with a fleet of over 1,000 vehicles and employs 1,100+ highly flexible staff and drivers across 19 locations, from South Shields to Southampton. In a rapidly changing transport landscape, This is a business focussed on meeting the needs of its clients every time.

Roles & Responsibilities

Our client operates a Traineeship Scheme 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.

You will start your role working in the operational side of the business getting to grips with general paperwork and support, and the operational side of the business before progressing further up the career ladder. Expect to carry out some basic tasks so you have a thorough understanding of everything from bottom to top in the operation.

Training starts at ‘grass roots’ level, operational requirements of the business before progressing further up the career ladder to become a fully-fledged Planner. As a Planner, you will enjoy the added bonus of a Company car.

At this company, 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, at Maritime, you can enjoy a long and rewarding career with a true market leader.

Skills Required

  • Outstanding initiative
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Dynamic, ambitious, driven & self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Solutions orientated
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident communicator
  • Degree in business, logistics or economics related fields – ideally
  • IT literate, with excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
  • Driving licence and own transport essential


Pension: After 12 months you can join the Company contributory pension scheme (Employee contributes 6% and Company contributes 6%)

Qualifying Benefits: Company car or car allowance equivalent once employee has become a planner

Other: Discretionary bonus scheme.


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