DHL Supply Chain

Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Supportive, global, potentially unlimited opportunities."
Culture
7.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
6.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.9 / 10
 
 
Training
7.5 / 10
 

Pros

  • Graduates work with friendly and down-to-earth people in environments where there isn’t a strictly enforced hierarchy.
  • There are a large number of development and training opportunities on offer.
  • There are many opportunities for advancement in the company, both at home and abroad.
  • DHL is flexible when it comes to hours and employees are trusted to work independently.

Cons

  • Graduates may be required to relocate for their role, which may not suit everyone.
  • As with many large organisations, things can take a long time to be processed.
  • Some facilities and offices could benefit from being updated.
  • Some training programmes could benefit from a little more structure and transparency.

What insiders say about...

"A general knowledge of transport goes a long way. Try to ensure that you have an..."

"The hierarchy among my team is minimal so there is a fantastic team culture and strong..."

"Generally our facilities are very good although some sites are a little 'tired'...."

"I usually work eight or nine hours per day. I occasionally stay late or work during..."

"I feel I am paid fairly for the work undertaken."

"The pension matching scheme is the best offer. We also get numerous discounts with..."

"A lot of questions were about my experiences and how they related to the company...."

"The company has a GoGreen strategy which is reported against and taken seriously,..."

"Most managers are really good. Senior managers are usually great communicators, highly..."

"It's very diverse on the ground level. Less so as you move up currently."

"At this company it's all about leveraging your own potential – you have to make..."

"Throughout my time here I have been given a range of responsibilities and worked..."

"Many global opportunities."

"Sometimes there is a lack of formal organisation about what my training programme..."

"DHL stands for Dalsey, Hillbolm and Lynn - The founders."

"Efficient. Well structured. Demanding yet rewarding."

"The programme on offer was varied and I was attracted by the size of the company...."

"Many options for training are offered. However, not so many are nationally accredited...."

"Take more time in finding out what the grad will be doing in their role."

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