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Transport and logistics … did you know?

Welcome to the world of planes, trains and automobiles… where you can do anything from giving great customer service for commuters to sending out the latest trends to supermarket stores in time for the summer or winter season.

Transport and logistics is one of the biggest business areas in the UK. Thanks to youth-friendly employers like Imperial Commercials, there are so many opportunities to get started in a career that genuinely takes you places! Whether you’re working for the railway or a big supermarket brand, when people and products need to get somewhere you’re on the case to make it happen. Apprenticeships and graduate positions can help you get on the fast track to success.

DID YOU KNOW? Logistics is the art of moving products around. How did your favourite T-shirt get from the factory where it was made to the store you brought it from? How do the magic elves make sure that the present you ordered online for your nan turns up on time in one piece? Any store you can think of needs to get the right products delivered on time where they need to go, and there’s a lot of creativity, attention to detail and sharp thinking involved. When you get into logistics, the skills you pick up will be useful just about anywhere!

HOT RIGHT NOW: Transport and logistics jobs to get you started

Here are just a few ways to take your first or next step into a career in transport and logistics. People with all kinds of interests and backgrounds are needed to make sure that people can go where they need to, and visit shops that are full of things to buy.


Transport and logistics employers supporting young jobseekers

Transport and logistics job trends

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What are the top transport and logistics job types in the UK?

  • Large goods vehicle drivers
  • Bus and coach drivers
  • Transport and distribution clerks and assistants
  • Other drivers and transport operatives
  • Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
  • Air transport operatives
  • Rail transport operatives
  • Ship and hovercraft officers
  • Air traffic controllers
  • Marine and waterways transport operatives

Transport and logistics jobs and career routes

Each transport and logistics job listed tells you what qualifications, experience and skills you might need. You’ll also get to know about helpful employers offering jobs like these to young job seekers around the UK.

Think you haven’t got the right qualifications, skills or experience? There are lots of alternative career routes on offer and we’re here to help you find them.

Job search advice and opinion

Are you looking for advice that could help you get a job in transport and logistics? You’ll find lots of honest advice and how-tos on Youth Employment UK.

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We have advice and opinion from professionals, but also from our huge community of Youth Ambassadors and Young Professionals. They know what it’s like to be young, unemployed and 100% ready for someone to give you a chance!


Useful links for transport jobs and career routes

Imperial Commercials are proud sponsors of the Transport and Logistics Careers Hub on Youth Employment UK.

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