Logistical operations are big business. In fact, in almost every industry you can think of, companies rely on logistics services day in, day out. That’s why the scale of this sector is enormous, with career opportunities open in a diverse selection of roles, ranging from planning and managing distribution services, to actually delivering products on the ground.
With new technologies, logistics services are growing every day right across the world, with more and more businesses and people requiring efficient deliveries. Almost 4,000 new jobs are expected by 2020, with opportunities to follow a rewarding career driving vans or LGVs, overseeing air or rail transport, or managing warehouse operations.
Top Career Opportunities
|Top Job (By Salary)||Average Salary|
|Rail transport operatives||£53,600|
|Managers and Directors in Transport and Logistics||£39,900|
|Large goods vehicle drivers||£31,300|
|Air transport operatives||£29,200|
|Business and related associate professionals n.e.c.||£27,500|
|Fork-lift truck drivers||£25,600|
|Transport and Distribution Clerks and Assistants||£25,200|
|Importers and exporters||£24,300|
|Stock control clerks and assistants||£21,000|
|Elementary storage occupations||£20,700|
|Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers and couriers||£20,400|
There are predicted to be 4,140 new jobs with an estimated 28,645 annual openings.
The current average wage for logistics related occupations is £27,209 per year.
If you fancy a career with Eddie Stobart, Royal Mail, DHL, Amazon or any one of the other thousands of companies working in this sector, look no further than our Logistics qualifications.