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Explore More Transportation Employers

Follow the links in the table below to learn more about the application and selection process of some known employers.

An Post Airservices Australia Australia Post British Airways
DHL easyJet Emirates First Bus
Jet2 Lufthansa Maersk NATS
Network Rail Royal Mail Transport for London TfL Apprenticeship

 

 

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A. W. Jenkinson Forest Products Algeciras Gibraltar Railway Company Amtrak Express Parcels
Autologic Beacon Belmond (company)
BFS Group CAI China COSCO Shipping
Christian Salvesen City Link (company) CMA CGM
Connect Group COSCO Container Lines Cronos
Dart Group Davies Turner Denby Transport
Doddle Parcels Dong Fang DX Group
Ecourier Elddis Eurostar International Limited
Evergreen Marine Florens Foster Yeoman
Getlink Hamburg Süd Hanjin Shipping Company
Hapag-Lloyd Hermes Group Hyundai Merchant Marine
Ipostparcels K Line KMTC
Lanes Group London and Continental Railways LYNX Express
Maersk Malcolm Group Mediterranean Shipping Company
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines MonoMetro Network Rail Certification Body
NI Railways Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company NYK Line
Orient Overseas Container Line Pacific International Lines Parcelforce
Rail Delivery Group Resonate Group Rico Logistics
Schenker Limited (UK) Seaco SeaCube
Shiply SITC SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit
South Eastern and Chatham Railway ST & VA Shepherd warehouses and farming, Riccall, York Stobart Group
Textainer Tibbett and Britten Train operating company
Translink (Northern Ireland) Triton Uni Baggage
United Arab Shipping Company Wan Hai Lines Wincanton plc
Worldspan Freight Services X-Press Feeders Group Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation
Yodel (company) Zim Integrated Shipping Services Other Transportation Employer

 




What Is the Hiring Process for Jobs in Logistics and Transportation?

  1. Online application: Submit your application online. You will need to tailor your CV and cover letter to the requirements of the job to which you are applying. Be sure to emphasize your relevant work experience and skills.
  2. Psychometric tests:You may need to take one or more of the following tests:
  • Error checking tests: These are online tests in which you are given a series of different sequences which you must compare and determine if the sequences have the same numbers in them. These tests have a strict time limit.
  • Verbal reasoning tests: These tests assess your ability to understand and use written information.
  • Numerical reasoning tests: Numerical reasoning refers to your ability to interpret and apply numerical information in the form of equations, graphs, and tables.
  • Logical reasoning tests: These tests evaluate your deductive reasoning skills and your analytical reasoning skills. 
  • Personality tests: These tests allow employers a glimpse into your work-related attitudes and behaviors, which helps them determine if you will be successful in the job for which they are applying.
  1. Assessment centre: The assessment centre is an evaluation which may include any of the following components:
  • A case study: You will be given a document, such as a report, and you must analyse it, make decisions, and give a verbal or written report of your actions. You may be given new information on the report during the exercise.
  • A group exercise: During the group exercise you will be given a problem to solve or a task that you must complete as a group. You are being observed for how you act within a group—do you cooperate? Are you a leader or a follower? Are you able to persuade others of your point of view?
  • An interview: This is your chance to impress the hiring managers as well as ask any questions about the company.
  • A written exercise: The purpose of this task is to demonstrate your ability to formulate arguments and write coherently.
  1. Interview: The interview is your final chance to impress the employer. Aim to emphasize your relevant abilities, be sure to have an explanation ready for any gaps on your CV, and maintain a positive attitude throughout the interview.

 


 

The Most Popular Interview Questions for Logistics and Transportation Jobs

  • Describe a time that you were faced with a stressful situation and state how you handled it  
  • How have you dealt with unpleasant coworkers or customers?
  • Tell me about a time that you had to complete a difficult task?
  • What role do you usually play in a team?
  • Why do you want to work for our company?

 

Top Positions in Logistics and Transportation

These are some of the most popular positions in logistics and transportation:

Jobs in the Logistics and Transportation
Industry

Postman/Postwoman

Human Resources Manager

Bus Driver

Graduate Programmes

Engineer

Customer Service