It’s all about making sure that products and services get to the right place at the right time, and more importantly for every business, for the right price. Without this industry, the world would come to a standstill – imagine supermarkets without food, or pharmacies without crucial medications. This is a sector with national and global opportunities for someone with any qualification set, with opportunities for growth and increased responsibility. You could get involved anywhere from sourcing essential resources, transporting products to site, storing items to ensure they’re kept safe or even distributing these to customers. If you want to find out more about logistics and supply chain, keep reading!
Airport baggage handlers load and unload luggage and cargo from aircraft.
Builders' merchants sell building and do-it-yourself products and materials to the building trade and the public.
Couriers collect packages, documents and messages, and deliver them to customers.
Delivery van drivers collect parcels from a depot and deliver them to customers.
Food packaging operatives work on production lines to put food and drink products into containers, cans or packets.
Forklift drivers load and unload goods in warehouses, ports and airports.
Import-export clerks ship goods to and from the UK by road, rail, air and sea.
Large goods vehicle (LGV) and heavy goods vehicle (HGV) lorry drivers transport and deliver goods between suppliers and customers.
Motor vehicle parts persons supply individuals, dealerships and garages with spare parts.
Order pickers select all the things on a customer's order and send them to be packed and dispatched.
Packers work in factories and warehouses, putting products into containers like boxes and crates for delivery.
Port operatives work with cargo, passengers and marine craft in ports and harbours.
Postmen and postwomen sort letters and packages for delivery to homes and businesses.
Removals workers move household and office furniture and other items from one location to another.
Road transport managers make sure goods and passengers reach their destinations safely, on time and in the most cost-effective way.
Shelf fillers put stock out on supermarket shelves and in display cabinets. They also remove out of date items and help customers.
Stock control assistants keep track of stock levels and make sure there are enough supplies to meet customer demand.
Supply chain managers organise the movement of goods and materials from suppliers and manufacturers to customers.
Tanker drivers transport bulk materials and liquids by road.
Warehouse managers plan and co-ordinate warehouse operations at distribution depots, retail superstores and manufacturing plants.
Warehouse workers take delivery of goods and pack orders for dispatch.
Yard people load and unload deliveries and re-order stocks at factory warehouses, building suppliers and retail distribution companies.
Apprentice Warehouse Operative for a Retailer of leisure supplies company based in Wirral. You will undertake your Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification.
Apprentice Warehouse Operative for a Distribution company based in Blackburn. You will undertake your Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification.
Apprentice Warehouse Operative for a Motor Factor company based in Marple. You will undertake your Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification.
Love working in the passenger transport industry but want your evenings and weekends back? We have the opportunity for you!
TfL’s transport planners are responsible for ensuring that the millions of journeys made every single day in London are safe, reliable, and sustainable. With Londons population ever-increasing, its more important than ever that we deliver transport networks that encourage active travel (walking, cycling and public transport), improve air quality, and reduce the numbers of private cars on the roads. It takes a range of disciplines to make these changes happen, including engineering, data analysis, computer modelling, project management and public communications all of which youll get to engage with on this apprenticeship.
Service Controllers proactively manage the train service safely and efficiently and in the best interests of our customers. They are the air traffic controllers of London Underground, doing all that is necessary to achieve and maintain the working timetable on a daily basis. Ensuring the prompt distribution of accurate train service information to all relevant stakeholders is vital and effectively managing the transition between traffic (customer) hours and engineering hours.
Warehouse operative working for a Spanish pump manufacturing subsidiary branch based in Manningtree, Essex.
To receive jobs, checking accuracy, packing and preparing for dispatch ensuring jobs are dispatched to a high-quality standard as per customer requirements. To receive deliveries into Paragon, check the accuracy and ensure raw materials passed to Stock Control Assistant.
Apprentice Warehouse Operative for an on-line pharmacy based in Manchester. You will undertake your Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification.
Apprentice Warehouse Operative for a Plumbing Merchants company based in Burnley. You will undertake your Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification.
This is a role for the fast thinkers and without your hard work our store shelves would be empty, so accuracy is essential. Through a headset youll be given instructions to pick and pack selected products for each store, and its vital you keep up with the pace. Want to get in your daily 10,000 steps? Here, we call it the Lidl walk. Ready to take your first step? Find out more below and apply for a career a Lidl less ordinary.If it all goes well, someone from the recruitment team will get in touch to chat about your application over the phone and following this you may be invited to face to face interview.
GXO Logistics are looking to recruit a Warehousing apprentice to support their team in various areas relating to Supply Chain Management under the ASOS brand. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment, progress to higher level qualifications and potentially onto management.
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