At SDW, specialising in the shipping, freight forwarding, transport, logistics & supply chain industry, we are really passionate about the sector and promoting it as a rewarding career choice in schools, colleges and universities.
As most professionals who work in the industry know, the sector sits under the radar and most people tend to fall into the industry by chance opposed to choosing it as a career path.
When we speak to students and ask, have you ever wondered where the latest gadget you bought came from? Where it was made and how it got to the shop? They have never thought about the logistics behind it.
So, with 1 in 12 of all jobs being within the logistics sector, the industry is estimated to be worth over £96bn to the UK – we’ve decided to shout about it as a challenging & rewarding career option. With plenty of opportunity for career advancement & international travel for the right individuals, keen to make their mark.
So, if you are looking to start a career in either the shipping, freight forwarding or supply chain sector, but not quite sure of what the roles entail and the progression opportunities available – we have put together a brief overview on each:
As the leading recruiter to the shipping, freight forwarding & supply chain industry, with offices in Southampton (Hampshire) & Felixstowe (Suffolk), but recruiting for clients across the UK – we are ideally placed to assist you with any questions you may have about working within this exciting & rewarding sector.