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The Logistics Job Shop is the leading, most cost effective, logistics job platform for finding quality, transport, freight and warehouse focussed candidates most suitable for your business.

Logistics Job Shop is the leading independent job board for the UK logistics industry.

David Coombes, the Managing Director of Logistics Job Shop had a 29 year corporate career in third party logistics (Operations Director & Commercial Director) for a number of Third Party Logistics/Freight Forwarding & Express Distribution companies before creating his own logistics company in 2006 working with SMEs to improve their supply chain operations.

Our Managing Director is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) and Regional Chairman for the South West (UK). David is also the Chairman of the West of England LEP, Distribution Sector.

The History of the Logistics Job Shop

Logistics Job Shop (LJS) was created in 2010 to reflect the changing requirements of online recruitment and to fill the gap between generalist job boards and traditional contingent agency recruitment.

Until Logistics Job Shop was active in 2012 there was no niche logistics job boards advertising traditional permanent logistics roles, from hourly paid driving and warehousing roles to senior Management and technical positions. This was exemplified by the fact that a number of leading logistics companies were using generalist job boards as part of their standard recruitment processes.

Logistics Job Shop has now established itself as a complete Job Platform for the Logistics and Supply Chain industry.

IN LATE 2014 Logistics job Shop was awarded a three year licence agreement with RTM (Road Transport Media) to provide full print & online recruitment services including: http://www.motortransportjobs.co.uk/ , http://www.commercialmotorjobs.com/ & http://www.truckanddriverjobs.co.uk/

Logistics Job Shop has already achieved preferred recruitment partner status for many other logistics organisations including a large, high profile distribution/retail organisation.

We have built up a database of almost 100,000 logistics professionals over 9 years of offering recruitment services and is now receiving an average of 2,600 new registrations per month with a further 53,896 (July 2015) through our social media channels.

Our services:

Job posting + Package Roles advertised and candidates alerted, all applications sent directly to clients chosen inbox or dedicated URL

Fixed Fee Resourcing In addition to the job posting + our database is searched for ideal candidates, social media campaign, candidates telephone interviewed and shortlisted against competency based questions before sending to clients.

Executive Recruitment Solutions from 10% of salary – specific search and selection from one of our team of specialist recruitment consultants, aimed at salaries above £45,000.

Recruitment Outsourcing We can provide you with a scalable recruitment centre of excellence, an extension to your HR team, with the expertise to manage your recruitment more efficiently.

Website analytics & growth:

In the past quarter (February 2015 - April 2015) there has been a 71% increase in traffic year on year through our top 4 channels (direct, organic, PPC & social media).

Engagement on the site has also increased in the past quarter with people staying on the site an average of 5 minutes 31 seconds, up from 4 minutes 52 seconds last year.

We have an extensive PPC campaign running with around 2,200 keywords in logistics and transport we are bidding on

Social Media presence continues to grow from strength to strength with our LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook & Twitter followers reaching 53,896.

The Logstics Job Shop works with a wide range 
of transport, freight, logistics and warehouse organisations

Our client list ranges from logistics owner operators, SMEs and mid size transport companies through to larger more recognised global brands that include:

DHL Freight, Scania, Maritime, Coca Cola Enterprises Ltd, Ryder, Malcolm Logistics, DHL Supply Chain, Great Bear Distribution, Asda Distribution, DX Freight, Eddie Stobart, Wincanton, Expect Distribution, Hermes, Fowler Welch, Howard Tenens, Yodel, Damco, Kings Heavy Haulage, DHL Express, Woodside Group, David Hathaway Transport + many more

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