“Hounslow has the SECOND HIGHEST concentration of Transport & Logistics jobs in London”
Growth in air travel, government investments in the rail network and the increasing importance of logistics means that there are exciting opportunities on offer in the sector within Hounslow
- The sector covers freight logistics, passenger transport and transport planning and traffic management.
- According to the State of the Nation Report 2013 – Passenger transport and travel, aviation, taxi and private hire companies and rail companies are seeing a rise in employment.
Local Specialisms include:
- Land & Water Passenger Transport – Cargo Activities – Transport Activities – Air Passenger Transport
- 75% of companies state that Heathrow and other transport links are reaosn for being based in the area
- 70% of local businesses have been trading for more than 10 years
- Technology and commercial development mean that more highly skilled worker are needed. However, there remains a shortage of lower skilled workers