Gist Ltd

Top Employer
7.4 /10 51 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Logistics and Operations Transportation Business Management

Connect with this company

Gist Ltd is a Top Employer

About Gist

At Gist, we pride ourselves in transforming supply chains, with a proven track record spanning 50 years. Our vision is to be our customers’ first choice for logistics, innovation, excellence and partnership.

Gist’s unique proposition lies in our expertise in transforming large-scale end-to-end supply chains for our food retailer customers – from farm to factory, production to distribution centre and delivery to supermarket, convenience store or restaurant.

Gist has a national network of strategically placed sites and the largest temperature controlled transport fleet in the UK. This winning combination enables Gist’s customers to reduce their environmental impact and deliver the best possible experience to their customers, every day.

Our reach extends globally. Through our control tower capability, Gist solves problems for customers in the increasingly complex and demanding world of global supply chains moving chilled, perishable, ambient and hazardous products by air, sea and land.

Gist invests in exceptional people, who are driven, enthusiastic and passionate about achieving the best in everything they do. Early responsibility, coupled with a supportive environment and hands-on training, ensures that our people reach their full potential and have every opportunity to make a difference.

The shared success of Gist is achieved through our people, who lead and energise their teams to deliver results.

Visit Careers Site

Gist Ltd is 2nd in Supply Chain & Logistics Top 50 Medium-sized Undergraduate Schemes 2018 - 2019

Gist Ltd Latest Reviews

  • Operations Management Industrial Placement

    Most of this year I have learnt skills that I would easily say will stay with me as life skills, and the experience of working in this kind of business (logisitcs) really opens your eyes to so many different things that you may not have thought of before....


    The Role
  • Operational Industrial Placement

    At Gist there are days which are very rewarding and also days that are challenging, especially at the start of placement. When you learn how the operation is run and know your team it becomes much mor...


    The Role
  • Human Resource Industrial Placement

    Gist made a huge effort to make sure I was involved in a vast variety of projects from my very first day. Every day brought a fresh challenge, and there was a robust support network in place to help m...


    The Role

Gist Ltd Latest Case Study

image description

Team Manager - Operations Management Industrial Placement Scheme

Placement Year (10 Months+)


I have found that during my placement that there are always opportunities to take and you are given enough responsibility to be making your own decisions that will impact your sites performance.

Facts and Figures


Number of Placements Available This Year


Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

Awards and Commendations

[2018] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2017] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 35 [2015] RateMyPlacement Top 30


  • Gist Ltd media
  • Gist Ltd media
  • Gist Ltd media
  • Gist Ltd media