Transport and Logistics

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

Transport and logistics companies in Swindon and Wiltshire include DHL, DPD, Mike Garbutt Transport and Wincanton. Passenger transport businesses include First Bus, Salisbury Reds, Stagecoach, Swindon’s Bus Company, Great Western Railway and South Western Railway.
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.
The number of enterprises in the transport and storage sector in Swindon and Wiltshire increased by 51% between 2016 and 2021 – the largest increase for any sector.

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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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