Industry Facts

  • 2.3 million people employed, that’s 1 in 12 people in the UK working in a logistics role
  • The industry will need 450,000 new people over next 5 years (80% of those just to replace people leaving the industry)
  • The average age of a HGV driver in the UK is 51, we need more young people!
  • 190,000 logistics companies in the UK, many of these small businesses
  • Worth £96 billion per year
  • Wide range of careers available from Drivers to Directors
  • Logistics includes all forms of transport including road, rail, sea & air
  • Warehousing is an integral part of the Logistics industry too