The supply chain, logistics, transport, warehousing, courier and distribution industry is the very backbone of business and sits within the Shipping and Logistics sector. Without this critical element of commerce, goods would not move from supplier to buyer and then ultimately to the consumer.
This fast moving and vital part of industry, holds many career opportunities in all kinds of disciplines from being a warehouse person, to planning the distribution of goods to worldwide destinations. Undoubtedly, the supply, storage and distribution of goods is what makes business work and so the industry itself attracts people from all kinds of backgrounds and professions. This is the perfect industry if you want to start your career path and don’t necessarily have the best qualifications, as there are many opportunities to start in very basic roles and work your way up.
This industry, which is part of Shipping and Logistics is perfect for someone who wants a real hands on job, as there are many opportunities within warehousing and distribution that can give the job holder a real sense of involvement. The different kinds of jobs in this industry include: