Ports & Logistics

There are 20,900 employed in this sector inthe Humber.

Activities concentrate on the importing (bringing in to the country) and exporting (taking out of the country to other destinations) of goods and products. Other port activities can include passenger movement and port side industry.

For more information click to go to Energy and Utility Skills

For more information click to go to Skills for Logistics

For careers information and resources click to go to Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport

Visit the Delivering your future website backed by the industry which holds information on occupations, qualifications and much more.

The UKs relaince on Seafarers – Facts & Figures

http://www.lovelogistics.co.uk/logistics_facts/

A day in the life of ABP Video

www.careersatsea.org

Did You Know? 

  • The Ports & Logistics Sector accounts for 7% of the region’s workforce, employing 20,900 people
  • 1 in 12 people working in the UK are working in logistics related industries. Incredibly that’s 2.3 million people spanning some 196,000 companies
  • only 36% of the workforce are under 34
  • 748,000 new employees will be needed in the logistics sector by 2017 (nationally)
  • The Humber is the UKs busiest trading estuary and the 5th busiest in Europe
  • Around 1 million P&O Ferries passengers pass through the port of Hull each year
  • The Ports of Grimsby and Immingham are the UK’s largest ports by tonnage
  • Logistics is not just about driving—there are a variety of occupations within the industry

Will there be opportunites available?

  • The sector is set to continue to grow in the Humber Sub-Region as a result of the investment in the Energy and Renewable Sector
  • Employment in the logistics sector is expected to grow by 16% by 2020 nationally

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Ports & Logistics
 Level  Pathways  Job Examples  Salary Guide
 Level 8Involves achievement of high level professional knowledge and is appropriate for people working as knowledge based professionals or in professional management positions NVQs level 5Vocational qualifications level 8Doctorate Harbour MasterContract ManagerPilotDistribution ManagerLogistics Director  £30,000 + p/a
Level 7Involves achievement of high level professional knowledge and is appropriate for people working as knowledge based professionals or in professional management positions BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 7
Fellowship and fellowship diploma
Postgraduate certificate
Postgraduate diploma
NVQ level 5BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 7Master’s degree
Harbour MasterContract ManagerPilotDistribution ManagerLogistics Director £25,000 + p/a
Level 6
Involves the achievement of high level of professional knowledge and is appropriate for people working as knowledge based professionals or in professional management positions
NVQ level 4BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 6Bachelor’s degreeGraduate CertificateGraduate Diploma Harbour MasterContract ManagerPilotDistribution ManagerLogistics DirectorRoad Transport ManagerFreight Forwarder

Operations Manager

 

 £25,000 + p/a
Level 5
Appropriate for people working as higher grade technicians, professionals or managers
HND
NVQ level 4
Higher diplomaBTEC Professional award, certificate and diploma level 5
HNC
HNDDiploma of higher education
Diploma of further education
Foundation degree
Road Transport ManagerInventory SpecialistOperations ManagerLogistics ManagerTransport PlannerFreight ForwarderWarehouse Manager  £18,000 + p/a
Level 4
Appropriate for people working in technical and professional jobs, and/or managing and developing others
Certificate of higher education
Key Skills level 4
NVQ level 4
BTEC Professional award, certificate and diploma level 4
Certificate of higher education
HNC
Road Transport Manager
Inventory Specialist
Operations Manager
Logistics Manager
Transport PlannerWarehouse ManagerFreight Forwarder
 £18,000 + p/a
Level 3
Involves obtaining detailed knowledge and skills. It is appropriate for people wishing to go to university, working on their own or in some areas, supervising and training others in their field of work
AS and A level
Advanced Extension Award
Cambridge International award
International Baccalaureate
Key Skills level 3
NVQ level 3
Advanced diplomaProgression diplomaBTEC award, certificate and diploma level 3
BTEC National
OCR National
Cambridge National
Warehouse ManagerPurchasing OfficerCustomer Service AssistantLarge Goods Vehicle InstructorCrane DriveAir Cabin CrewPostal Delivery Worker

Warehouse Operative

Deckhand

Transport Clerk LGV Driver

Train Driver

 £14,000 + p/a
Level 2
Involves building knowledge and/or skills in relation to an area of work or subject area appropriate for many jobs roles
GCSE (grades A*-C)
Key Skills level 2
NVQ level 2
Skills for Life level 2
Higher diplomaBTEC award, certificate and diploma level 2
Functional Skills level 2
StevedoreRiggerRemovals OperativeForklift Truck DriverCourierChandlerDrivers Mate

Warehouse Operative

Deckhand

Transport Clerk LGV Driver

Train Driver

Customer Service Assistant

Large Goods Vehicle Instructor

Crane Drive

Air Cabin Crew

Postal Delivery Worker

 £14,000 + p/a
Level 1
Involves activities which mostly relate to everyday situations and may be linked to job competence
GCSE (grades D-G)
Key Skills level 1
NVQ level 1
Skills for Life level 1
Foundation diplomaBTEC award, certificate and diploma level 1
Foundation Learning level 1
Functional Skills level 1
OCR National
StevedoreRiggerRemovals OperativeForklift Truck DriverCourierChandlerDrivers Mate

Warehouse Operative

Deckhand

Transport Clerk LGV Driver

Train Driver

 £12,000 + p/a
Entry Level
Involves building basic knowledge and skills and is not geared towards specific occupations
Entry level certificateEntry level Skills for LifeEntry level award, certificate and diploma
Entry level Functional Skills
Entry level Foundation LearningEnglish for speakers of other languages
StevedoreRiggerRemovals OperativeForklift Truck DriverCourierChandler

Drivers Mate

Warehouse Operative

Deckhand

Transport Clerk LGV Driver

Train Driver

 £12,000 + p/a

Salary Scales are examples of full time salaries; these may differ according to organisation and geographical locations