Logistics Sales Graduate - DHL Global Forwarding

ResourceBank Recruitment

Starting at £30,500 | 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri | Hayes and Chertsey

Want to work for a global business, who are consistently recognised as a Top Employer? Well great news! DHL Global Forwarding are opening their graduate scheme for 2024.

As a Graduate, you'll embark on a journey of learning and growth, contributing your talents to shape the future of our UK business. Join a team of passionate experts and gain invaluable experience across various departments in our freight forwarding business, backed by the latest technology. We offer a supportive culture, providing investments into your training and development.

Location: Hayes and Chertsey office with occasional travel within the UK.

What We Offer:

  • Salary starting at £30,500, then £32,000 in Year 2 and £34,000 in Year 3
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, pension scheme, and retail discounts
  • Realistic career progression – some of our most successful managers have started as graduates
  • Hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Personalised performance feedback and development planning
  • Mentorship from senior management
  • Opportunity to work for a Top Employer and Great Place to Work

Programme Overview:
This is a 36-month Fixed Term Contract with potential for a permanent placement.

  • Year 1-2: 6x 4-month rotational placements in key departments including Operations, Products and Key Functions (such as Finance, Sales and Industrial Projects)
  • Year 3: Final year specialisation in the Sales department


  • 2:1 or above degree in related disciplines (economics, business management, logistics, etc.)
  • Valid UK driving license with the mobility to travel within the UK to deliver projects
  • Fluent in verbal and written English
  • Passion to work for DHL, particularly within a sales-oriented role

Desired Skills:

  • Strong interest in sales and working within the logistics/freight forwarding industry
  • Customer-centric mindset with innovative thinking
  • Proactive attitude and adaptability to change
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in problem-solving and time management

Who is DHL Global Forwarding:

DHL Global Forwarding is part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, with a global network spanning over 190 countries. We specialise in Air, Ocean, and Rail Freight, offering end-to-end solutions tailored to our customers' needs. You name it, we've shipped it - from brown bears, to aircraft engines, to lifesaving medicines! With a legacy dating back to 1815, we are experts in delivering excellence in logistics. Our values of Passion, Entrepreneurship, Excellence, and Teamwork drive us forward every day.

Our Sales Department:

The Sales department plays a pivotal role in driving business growth and building strong customer relationships. They focus on acquiring new customers and expanding market share by understanding clients' logistics needs and offering tailored solutions. Through active engagement in prospecting, lead generation, and negotiations, they secure new business opportunities. The Sales team collaborates with other departments to ensure seamless execution and customer satisfaction. Their efforts are instrumental in driving revenue and maintaining strong customer bonds.

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Application deadline: 9th May 2024.

Don't miss this opportunity to launch your career with DHL Global Forwarding, where Excellence is Simply Delivered.

We are committed to creating a workplace that ensures mutual respect and is focused on results. We hire talented people from all backgrounds - irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnicity, social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. Diversity enriches our workplace, drives our success, and helps us deliver excellence.

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