There’s more to the transport sector than road, rail, air and water networks. It also incorporates logistics, supply chain, vehicle manufacturing, transport planning and traffic management. People and businesses rely heavily on these networks and services.
Passenger transport incorporates operations (driver, pilot and air crew), route planning, customer service and safety. This is then split into various different areas, such as: Aviation. Bus and coach. Light rail, Tram and Metro services. Rail. Taxi and private hire. Water transport.
Logistics/supply chain can be broken down into: Freight transportation. Maritime and port operations. Postal and courier activities. Warehousing, storage and handling.
Large transport companies also recruit graduates to HR, finance, IT, sales, marketing, communications and procurement roles.