Transport – Logistics – Delivery and Storage

Keeping Britain moving is vital to the UK economy, would you like to be a part of it?

In Essex there are lots of organisations that offer positions in Transport. A few examples of transport companies in Essex are First Buses, C2C Trains and Greater Anglia. The ports of Tilbury, DP World and Harwich also offer many different roles from administrative to machine operator. DPD Group, Royal Mail and Amazon also offer roles in this area.
People or goods move around the world by air, ocean, rail and road. There are hundreds of different jobs involved in this industry. Distribution involves getting products out into stores and supermarkets on time. This may mean for example with a pack of sweets: importing the sweets from the manufacturer; storing them; and then getting the sweets out to customers in shops or through delivery companies. Logistics involves organising the storage and transport of goods and services, to the right location at the right time and at the right cost! There are also lot of jobs involving planning and organising transport and also lots of practical jobs helping people travel such as a tram driver or jobs involving transporting goods.
There are over 30,000 people employed in this industry in Essex. Did you know that the new Thames freeport is expected to bring 20,000 new jobs to Essex, and the Freeport East is expected to bring similar numbers of jobs.

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What you'll need

You’ll need the ability to work well with others, the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure, excellent verbal communication skills, the ability to work on your own, concentration skills and pay attention to detail.

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