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The UK Ports and Logistics sector is massively important to the UK economy, it is the industry that gets food to the supermarkets, products into shops, petrol to the garage, transports oil and gas to heat your home and even helps you move house.

Shipping and Logistics in Suffolk is a huge business and employs in the region of 15,000 people (2013; including lorry driving, loading, dock work, and strategic operations. The Port of Felixstowe is Britain’s biggest and busiest container port and one of the largest in Europe and it is right on your doorstep!

Suffolk’s ports are critical to the UK economy and their proximity is a key advantage for many businesses across the county backed by a fast-moving logistics network. The Ports of Felixstowe, Ipswich and Lowestoft play a vital role in the county’s economic growth whether exporting grain, importing building materials or servicing offshore windfarms. The Haven Gateway ports, shipping and logistics has an annual turnover of approximately £3 billion and indirectly employees 32,200 people across the sub region, which is 11.3% of jobs in the sector.

The Logistics industry is facing a problem, it needs more people and is facing an acute skills shortage which is where you come in, have a look to see what is waiting for you!

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38 million people in the UK use our ports for domestic journeys. Welcome aboard!

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HGV Technician Apprentice
Closing Date:
1st February 2019
Location:
Newmarket, Suffolk
Please send CV and letter of interest to helen@manchetts.co.uk
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LGV1 and Bus Driver Ref:272238mil
Closing Date:
8th February 2019
Salary:
£11.46 + 15% = £13.18 per hour
Location:
RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
You will operate one or more types of gasoline, diesel or electric powered wheeled vehicles typically having a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 32,000 pounds to include driving/operating tractor trailers and buses capable of carrying 16 or more passenge...
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Apprentice LGV Driver Including CE : TURNERS (SOHAM) LIMITED
Closing Date:
23rd January 2019
Salary:
£254.00 - £525.00 p/w
Location:
Newmarket, Suffolk
Turners Ltd are looking to recruit, enthusiastic, hard working apprentice LGV Drivers to join their ever expanding team, based at Newmarket. The programme will include full training including Cat C and CE licences with no cost to yourself. On this programme yo...
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Freight Inspector RPA 367254
Closing Date:
18th January 2019
Salary:
9.04 per hour
Location:
RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Full Time 39.00 hours per week. DESCRIPTION: You will independently perform a wide range of special handling activities involving dangerous goods. The position covers, but is not limited to receiving, inspecting, storing, packing and shipping. Prepares lega...
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Trainee Schemes & Apprenticeships
Maritime are leading the way in logistics excellence. So who better to train up the next generation of superstars? Roles in a diverse range of fields and defined career paths make Maritime an irresistible option. Learn from the best to become the best..
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Careers at Jack Richards
Jack Richards & Son is a family business, so our senior people take a close interest in the development of all company staff. Regular staff meetings and an ‘open door’ policy allows everyone to contribute to the success of both the business and their own caree...
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