Facts & Figures

16,500 employed in the County
£28,832 average salary

Nottinghamshire is a county of strengths and unique opportunities, it has a central location with good connectivity – air, road, rail and digital.

  • 4000km of road network.  North – south routes are strong for road and rail A1, M1, East Coast Mainline, Midland Mainline
  • Access to airports – Doncaster Sheffield Airport, East Midlands Airport, Humberside and Birmingham

From passenger transport to warehousing and the distribution of goods, there are a wide variety of roles including customer-facing positions, planning, driving and practical work.  The economy is reliant on effective transport and distribution, and the safe and efficient movement of people and products.

This includes items like food, materials, equipment, liquids as well as abstract items, such as time, information and energy.

Job roles in the sector are very varied and at many different levels including:

  • Managers of operations, distribution and transport
  • Safety specialists such as air traffic controllers, driving instructors and examiners, railway station assistants, conductors and signalers who all ensure that vehicle operators are following strict health and safety regulations. 
  • Schedulers and planners involved in coordinating staff and goods. 
  • Warehouse staff that select, package and prepare items for delivery. 
  • Customer service staff to take orders answer queries and be the public face. 
  • Drivers and operators of all forms of transport – air and land.

Logistics and Distrubution Jobs

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Working at the East Midlands Airport 

Careers in Trent Barton

Local Logistics and Distribution Apprenticeships

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Logistics and Distribution Learning Opportunities

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Nottinghamshire County Council offers support if you want to set up a small social care enterprise / micro-provider business in your community : Setting up a small social care enterprise | Nottinghamshire County Council

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