Working in shipping involves managing the complex logistics of transporting goods from one location to another, ensuring that products reach their destinations safely, efficiently, and on time. This field requires a deep understanding of global trade regulations, various modes of transport – such as sea, air, rail, and truck – and meticulous planning to navigate the challenges posed by weather, customs, and geopolitical factors.

Professionals in shipping must coordinate with a diverse network of stakeholders, including suppliers, carriers, port authorities, and customs officials, to streamline operations and minimise delays. Technological proficiency is increasingly important, as modern shipping relies on sophisticated tracking systems and data analytics to optimise routes and improve supply chain visibility. The role demands strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt to the dynamic nature of global commerce.