24 November, 2017

There’s so much more to logistics than just transporting products!

Mark is on our Logistics & Supply Chain graduate scheme, which involves six month placements across different areas of the business. He’s worked in Foods Supply Chain, Clothing & Home Logistics Development and is now a Team Manager at our Castle Donington Distribution Centre. So, what attracted him to the role?

“The retail industry is changing now more than ever and this means more challenges and more opportunities – that was what appealed to me. Why M&S? Simple, the consistently positive response I get when I tell people I work for them usually accompanied by “I love M&S”. Our customers are so passionate.

“It wasn’t just that, the ambitious Plan A commitments the company made really impressed me. After doing some research I discovered the graduate scheme and compared it to what other retailers were offering. Not only did M&S offer the best, it also struck me as a place which inspired passion in both its customers and employees.

“At my current role in the Dispatch team at Castle Donington, we are looking to get up to 300k orders packed and on the right trailers, on time and in full. We’re striving for our 0% target of missed promise for our customers. This involves a lot of people pulling together in a tight time window. The scale of work behind the scenes that’s required to get the right product to the right location at the right time is something you can never really appreciate until you start here.

“The people here are absolutely lovely and always supportive. The work can be challenging but ultimately it’s extremely rewarding. It’s absolutely exceeded all my expectations and I can’t begin to tell you how much more I’m learning here and now. I feel that this is the heart of the M&S business because here we make sure our M&S customers get what they want, when they want it.”

If this sounds attractive, you could join Mark on this exciting opportunity in Logistics. Apply now

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