With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’re talking about something that we truly love – logistics! An opportunistic and exciting employment path, here we’ll discuss five things there is to love about this industry and why logistics is a great career.
Working In Logistics – What’s Not To Love?
We may be a little biased, but we think there are plenty of reasons to love working in logistics. In spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’ve cherry-picked five reasons below…
You’ll Get To Visit New Places
HGV drivers travel around 18.7 billion kilometres every single year to ensure the safe transit of goods. Whilst that’s an impressive fact alone, it’s also worth thinking about where in the country those miles are spent. Being a logistics driver may well mean you’ll get to travel up and down the UK, giving you the chance to explore new places and see sights you may not see with any other job. Of those 18.7 billion kilometres, how many could you travel each year in your career in logistics?
There’s Plenty Of Room For Progression
You can start your career in logistics as an HGV driver, but why stop there? The industry offers a wealth of opportunities for career progression, and roles include both on-the-road and in-office positions. The doors that logistics opens for you is just one of the many things we love about this sector.
You’ll Be Met With Flexibility And Responsibility
No two days are the same in logistics. What’s more, given the nature of your job – you’ll have a lot of responsibility and flexibility. From being able to craft your own driving playlists when on the road, to being in charge of the safe passing of thousands of goods each year, if we had to pick just two words to describe what we love about working in logistics it would be the flexibility and the trust.
You’ll Always Need Logistics
Though the industry is adapting and changing – from Brexit to Clean Air Zones – one thing never changes, and that is that you’ll always need logistics. Though robotics and AI is slowly starting to creep into other industries, we know that you’ll always need a reliable driver behind the wheel to get products from A to B. As such, logistics offers a safe and stable career for many years to come.
You’ll Get To Meet Lots Of People
Lots of work is being done to combat the skills gap in logistics, which in turn means the industry is currently being populated with plenty of fresh talent. This is something we really love about working in logistics… The thought that there’s employees of all different ages, and of all different backgrounds. You can meet people you wouldn’t normally, all the while doing a job together that you all really enjoy. What could be better than that?
Is Logistics A Good Career?
Based on the above, and a whole host of other reasons, we (of course) would say absolutely yes. Working in the transport industry opens doors for your career progression, as well as giving you flexibility and responsibility in your job. What’s not to love about that?
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