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Explore career paths in transport and logistics

There’s always going to be a demand for people who can get goods from Point A to Point B. And despite these industries blue-collar images (think truckies and warehouse workers), there are plenty of exciting opportunities.

Introduction to careers in transport and logistics

Depending on where you are employed and what your qualifications are, you can expect to get a role in areas such as supply chain management; warehouse operations; health and safety or engineering.
What transport or logistics career path is right for you?
What transport or logistics career path is right for you?
Are you best suited to sourcing, transportation, storage, production or distribution? Or being a transport planner or ma…
Logistics, transport and supply chain industry overview
Logistics, transport and supply chain industry overview
Old models of business are being impacted by market disruptors, but there are plenty of opportunities for cool-headed, a…
An introduction to jobs in the transport & logistics industry
An introduction to jobs in the transport & logistics industry
Advice for graduates planning a career in the transport & logistics industry – job prospects, how to get started and…
What transport or logistics career path is right for you?
What transport or logistics career path is right for you?
Are you best suited to sourcing, transportation, storage, production or distribution? Or being a transport planner or ma…
Logistics, transport and supply chain industry overview
Logistics, transport and supply chain industry overview
Old models of business are being impacted by market disruptors, but there are plenty of opportunities for cool-headed, a…
An introduction to jobs in the transport & logistics industry
An introduction to jobs in the transport & logistics industry
Advice for graduates planning a career in the transport & logistics industry – job prospects, how to get started and…

Career stories

Get a sneak peek of what it's like to work at leading employers!

Transport and logistics career stories


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Marzan Akter

Marzan Akter studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) ​at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in July 2017 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer at Zinfra.
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Marzan Akter

Marzan Akter studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) ​at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in July 2017 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer at Zinfra.
Justine Baldoni Profile
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Justin Baldori

Justin Baldori studied Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University and a Coordinator Operational Readiness at Jetstar.
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Justin Baldori

Justin Baldori studied Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University and a Coordinator Operational Readiness at Jetstar.
DHL Samantha
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Samantha Dick

Samantha Dick graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management (HR/International Business) from University of Queensland in 2016, and is now an Operations Graduate at DHL Supply Chain.
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Samantha Dick

Samantha Dick graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management (HR/International Business) from University of Queensland in 2016, and is now an Operations Graduate at DHL Supply Chain.
Profile image of Marzan Akter from Zinfra
  • Day in the life

Marzan Akter

Marzan Akter studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) ​at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in July 2017 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer at Zinfra.
  • Day in the life

Marzan Akter

Marzan Akter studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) ​at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in July 2017 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer at Zinfra.
Justine Baldoni Profile
  • Day in the life

Justin Baldori

Justin Baldori studied Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University and a Coordinator Operational Readiness at Jetstar.
  • Day in the life

Justin Baldori

Justin Baldori studied Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University and a Coordinator Operational Readiness at Jetstar.
DHL Samantha
  • Day in the life

Samantha Dick

Samantha Dick graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management (HR/International Business) from University of Queensland in 2016, and is now an Operations Graduate at DHL Supply Chain.
  • Day in the life

Samantha Dick

Samantha Dick graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management (HR/International Business) from University of Queensland in 2016, and is now an Operations Graduate at DHL Supply Chain.

Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in transport and logistics?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue transport and logistics further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in transport and logistics, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


Certificate

Get the practical skills you need to start your career in the transport and logistics industry, with a Certificate II in Logistics.

Diploma

The Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management has been developed to provide students with contemporary business expertise for careers in management and administration in the maritime and logistics industries and related areas.

Bachelor

With Griffith Business School's Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce, you can double your career options without doubling your study time.