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DHL Supply Chain

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8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"A large and world-renowned company."
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..."

"The culture is very open and while the structure and hierarchy is traditional, it..."

"This is entirely dependent on the contract. The dress code is casual in warehouses..."

"Hours depend on the contract you're on. Some require you to work 37.5 fixed daytime..."

"The salary is standard for a graduate. The graduate contract states that there's..."

"The advantages scheme gives you discounts on the gym, cinema, theatre, airport parking,..."

"I was asked about my previous experiences in transport."

"I introduced a building-wide recycling initiative that the whole of management helped..."

"From personal experience the managers I have worked for have been fantastic mentors...."

"As a global business we are very strong on diversity. I have not encountered any..."

"Graduates have a good status within the organisation and are seen as leaders for..."

"I've worked on project management in a variety of departments within my site."

"The great scope for career progression and wide range of sectors means we don't even..."

"The red tape - lots of things take a long time to get approved/changed/added. Culture..."

"Every can of Carling in the UK has been in our central depot."

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

"Job variation, career progression and the opportunity to make a difference to a business...."

"Quite a lot of development is in the form of on-the-job training - something that..."

"I think the company should ensure there is a specific role for each graduate before..."

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