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7.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2016)
"Trusting, responsible, caring."
  • Flexible hours mean there is a very good work/life balance.
  • A very competitive salary when compared across the logistics industry.
  • Progression in the company is well structured.
  • There is a very strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.
  • Managers are approachable, but may often be busy.
  • Some found they were set difficult goals early on.
  • With such a large company, changes can be slow to come into effect.
  • While a lot of training courses are available, it can be difficult to get released for them when short staffed.
6.4 / 10
Offices & Dress
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What insiders say about...

"For graduate roles there is an online application, followed by some psychometric..."

"Each team has its own culture and social group. Working hours in my department are..."

"Each office/unit is different. The company takes health and safety very seriously..."

"Hours are typically 40 hours a week. I have found that at management level you don't..."

"The pay is good. I would say it is in line with the national expectation post degree...."

"My bundle includes discounts at hundreds of shops all over the UK and a salary sacrifice..."

"I was asked to provide a range of examples where I had shown specific competenci..."

"I think we do have a good level of commitment to 'green initiatives' but it could..."

"Managers are time constrained with focus on targets etc. However, they do make themselves..."

"The company have had a big push in recent years about understanding how the work..."

"It's essential to push yourself at each placement you attend and to make contacts..."

"I'm responsible for developing export opportunities in non-traditional markets. Over..."

"You are given real responsibility from an early stage and the rotations allow you..."

"Regional office buildings are often very old."

"Royal Mail employ roughly one in every 200 people in the UK."

"Huge opportunities for well-paid career progression."

"The size of the company and the rotations throughout the scheme. They have allowed..."

"Two week induction covering leadership skills, skills to succeed etc. Plus the opportunity..."

"A structured programme for the primary and secondary learning criteria that graduates..."

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