Gist Ltd

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3.7 /5 59 reviews
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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Logistics and Operations Transportation Business Management Customer Service

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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.

Our customers include Starbucks, EAT, Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group.

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Gist Ltd is 3rd in Supply Chain & Logistics Top 65 Medium-sized Undergraduate Schemes 2020 - 2021

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....


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  • Team Manager

    I really enjoyed my placement. It truly gave me an insight in to what happens in a supply chain. Of course there's times where I felt I didn't want to do it, but in the whole I enjoyed my day to day routine. I was given plenty of responsibility from running my own shifts on weekends to having my own projects....


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  • Warehouse Team manager

    Overall, my year with Gist in Enfield was an incredible experience. there were tough times and it certainly wasn't all plain sailing. However, once i was settled in with the team there, it was a really enjoyable and rewarding experience. I found the first 3 months tough; with some personal struggles making it harder to settle into a completely new way of living when compared with university. As stated above though, once settled i thoroughly looked forward to going to work as i felt i could really make a difference at the depot i was based at....


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Warehouse Team Manager – Industrial Placement

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Business Management

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[2020] RateMyPlacement Top 65 [2019] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2018] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2017] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 35 [2015] RateMyPlacement Top 30