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Opportunities for Ex-Forces


DHL is proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant which shows our commitment to those who serve (Regular and Reservists) or who have served in the Armed Forces, and their families. In 2014, we were awarded the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award.

This commitment means we will actively seek to find the right position for the right person. We are Armed forces friendly and understand that the experience you gained and honed in the Forces is what sets you up for an exciting future within our organisation.

Our core values are closely aligned to those of HM Forces, which puts us in a unique position before you even start to look for possible employment with in DHL. Using these core values and ours will see a partnership which can deliver excellence. Link / New Window


Our corporate strategy aims to further position our company as The Logistics Provider for the World.

It is based on the three pillars of Focus, Connect, and Grow. Each of these pillars provides clear objectives for the coming years with ambitious yet achievable goals.

Focus: We focus on what has made us successful
Connect: We connect across our organization

An integral part of the Connect pillar is Certified Supply Chain Specialist (CSCS). This employee development framework ensures we can all demonstrate the essential behaviors of Certified Supply Chain Specialists;

Right 1st Time. Can Do Attitude. Passion.

We believe that these are behaviours honed within the military and are exactly the qualities we need across our business. Joining us could be the perfect route into a successful civilian career.

Grow: We expand in new market segments
For more information on Strategy 2020 visit; Link / New Window


At DHL, we work with the Career Transition Partnership to enable people who are leaving the forces successfully reintegrate into the world of work.

The CTP is the official provider of Armed Forces resettlement. It is a partnership between the Ministry of Defence and outplacement specialists, Right Management Ltd, a Manpower company. The CTP provides transition support to anyone leaving the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Forces.

Services offered include:
  • Resettlement support
  • Career transition advice
  • Training opportunities
To date, the CTP has helped over 180,000 Service leavers with the transition to civilian life.

CTP Website link Link / New Window