Balloon One

Opportunities Offered:
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Logistics and Operations Information Technology Computer and Systems Engineering

About Balloon One

Balloon One is a UK supply chain IT provider focusing on end-to-end supply chain systems alongside complimentary consultative services. By balancing cutting edge technology with supply chain and logistics expertise Balloon One has a unique value proposition that sets the business aside from anyone else in the industry. The value that Balloon provides to the UK market is supported by its large customer base, with leaders and disrupters across many different industries.

Based in West London, the Balloon One placement scheme is an exciting opportunity to get a foot in the door of B2B enterprise technology industry whilst having real-world responsibilities and autonomy. As a small, growing company, Balloon's culture is dynamic and exciting; workloads are predominately project based, subsequently the employees have a range of exposure to many different facets of enterprise technology.

Balloon's end-to-end solutions are broken down into 4 key areas;

  • ERP Systems- Manage a customer's financial, customer relationship management (CRM), inventory, production, commerce and analytics requirements. Balloon provides two solutions in this space; Oracle + NetSuite and SAP Business One.
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) - Systems for the comprehensive management of warehouse operations, integrated directly to the ERP system. By doing this orders can flow seamlessly from a commerce platform directly to the pickers in a warehouse.
  • Transport Management Systems (TMS) - A system that uses a delivery driver's device to capture proof of delivery information alongside route planning and vehicle tracking.
  • Third-party integration platform- A platform that allows businesses to integrate directly to third party software, such as an ecommerce site or a courier's delivery system.

Balloon's subsidiary, Springboard Applications, is a suite of software solutions built internally to help further drive client's operational efficiency. Notably, Springboard Delivery is a Cloud Transport Management System and Springboard Ship is an integration platform that connects businesses to more than 15 local and global delivery carriers.

The culture at Balloon focuses on customer-centricity and results driven attitudes; responding to customer challenges with high-value solutions is paramount to the on-going success of the business. All of Balloon's employees demonstrate a high level of energy; accepting new challenges on a daily basis.

"We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who want careers with Balloon One, working in dynamic advisory, consultancy, development and support teams." Craig Powell, Managing Director - Balloon One Ltd

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Facts and Figures

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Number of Placements Available This Year

50%

Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

300

UCAS Points Required To Apply

2:1 (Two One)

Predicted Degree Class Required To Apply

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