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Transport and Logistics

The transport and logistics sector is often overlooked by graduates but this can offer a range of interesting career paths.

The resources below range from working as an airline pilot through to management of large distribution hubs and working with the transport planning industry. Many of the jobs do not require specific degree subjects for graduate entry.


  • - careers in transport and logistics

Information Resources

Places where you can find job vacancies

National Newspapers (also online) - science, engineering and technology

National Newspapers Jobs Supplement

Professional Institutions

Places for lists of employers or companies in this sector

Post Graduate Study and Professional Development

  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport - comprehensive information on careers and qualifications
  • Find a - searchable database of PhD opportunities and post doc jobs throughout the UK in science, engineering, maths and social science. 
  • KTP Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - research and development vacancies in smaller companies in association with universities. 
  • Prospects: search postgraduate courses and research opportunities. 
  • The institutes and professional bodies above often have lists or databases of accredited courses.