DHL Supply Chain

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8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Innovative, compassionate and diverse."
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...

"Be honest, especially about your motivations for wanting to work in logistics. The..."

"It's very good at work. Colleagues are friendly and helpful. There isn't much socialising..."

"Being a 'trucks and sheds' business, the locations are not great and the buildings..."

"Very flexible regarding the hours I work and the requirements of the work."

"The starting salary is good but 'pay journeys' exist so getting a higher salary is..."

"DHL has a very, very good benefits website that basically includes most shops in..."

"The usual questions you would expect in a grad scheme interview. Look at the five..."

"We have GoGreen initiatives and green warehousing. We've also reduced fuel consumption..."

"The managers are always available and very approachable. Communication is very good..."

"I haven't seen any discrimination in the company. I am non-British and feel I am..."

"So far it seems that this is very easy to do. If you're right for the role, you will..."

"The quality of work was a bit slow and not very challenging to begin with. Now that..."

"DHL provides a lot of opportunities to progress and to experience different aspects..."

"The size of the graduate pool is very large. While this isn't a problem on its own,..."

"We employ over half a million people around the world, not a lot of companies can..."

"A good company to work for that treats employees well."

"A large employer brings many opportunities. DHL is an industry leader in a field..."

"I think the graduate team oversells the level of support they can provide here but..."

"Give graduates more input into second placement locations."

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