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Transportation & Logistics Recruitment Applicant Tracking System

Recruitment within the Transport & Logistics sector is often through a centralised shared-service that works with hiring managers at a branch level to fill roles with the right talent.

Eploy's ATS (Applicant Tracking System) and Talent CRM is designed to help Transport & Logistics companies take control of their hiring processes in a faster and smarter way.

What channels do transport & logistic recruiters use for sourcing candidates?

What channels do transport & logistic recruiters use for sourcing candidates?

Recruiters in the Transport & Logistics sector turn to their Website/ Careers Site and Professional Social Networks to attract and recruit candidates. The chart shows they also use Employee Referrals to find candidates for their open positions. The use of ATS/Talent Pools has reduced in use by 50% to 27% and could be futher utilised further to tap into warmed up talent. 

Source: 2021 UK Candidate Attraction Survey

Which sourcing channels work best in transport & logistics?

The Sourcing Quadrant shows how Transport & Logistics recruiters are succeeding with talent attraction by channel. In a change to last year when all channels for this sector appeared in the top right-hand quadrant, professional networks such as LinkedIn and PSL/agencies remain this year.

The Website/Careers Site remains as the top channel in use but has also seen a reduction in the quality and quantity of candidates compared to the previous year.

Source: 2021 UK Candidate Attraction Report


Which sourcing channels work best in transport & logistics?
How will levels of hiring in the transport & logistics services sector change in next 12 months?

How will levels of hiring in the transport & logistics services sector change in next 12 months?

In the Transport and Logistics sector, recruitment looks likely to increase (65%). Respondents also indicate recruitment will decrease by 15%. Recruitment marketing budgets are predicted to increase by 35% and 55% see no change to budgets to support the increase in hiring. 

With the combination of those involved in recruitment and the increase in hiring it's important that there is access to simple, streamlined tools that allow collaborative recruitment on the go. That's why, with Eploy - as well as getting an award winning Applicant Tracking System, you get a dedicated hiring manager portal that's easy to use. You can raise job requisitions, view and sort candidates, arrange interviews, manage communications and track every action - and more.

Having access to a recruitment solution that is configurable to your business and processes will provide improved relationships and management across the recruitment process. 

Transport & Logistics hiring challenges

As well as the obvious scarcity of candidates for the sector, there are a number of other challenges of equal measure. Disruption due to the pandemic and Brexit feature as do competitors being perceived as more desirable.

Understanding sourcing channel success will help to address challenges and where to focus efforts to get the right quantity and quality of candidates. We know from the report that those who regularly monitor and measure the effectiveness of their sourcing channels with an active metrics and analytics programme report greater quality of the candidates they attract.

With Eploy you get complete recruitment analytics built in. You can create custom dashboards that measure and monitor, in real-time, every aspect of your hiring process.
Transport & Logistics hiring challenges
Award-winning Online Candidate Experience

Award-winning Online Candidate Experience

Having a candidate centric recruitment strategy will help to better attract, engage, recruit and onboard candidates faster and smarter. 

We've helped many organisation provide a top level experience for their online applicants, and with Eploy's Award Winning Candidate Portal (OnRec 2022 Award - Best Candidate Experience) you'll have a head start on the competition.

Eploy is not just a recruitment management system, your candidate journey can be seamlessly integrated into your website, or dedicated careers site, even integrated with multi-post job boards such as UK Haulier or CILT.

Download the Eploy brochure and discover faster, smarter recruitment management software.

...and award-winning ATS projects

As well as winning awards for our software, we've helped our customers deliver award-winning recruitment solutions too.

Like Travelodge, winners of 2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards - Best Careers Site and 2019 OnRec Awards: Best Corporate Online Candidate Experience

Here are some of our award winners for talent, innovation and recruitment achievement in 2022 and 2021.

  • Wren Kitchens - The Best Online Candidate Experience Award
  • NHS Digital - The Best Use Online Recruitment in the Public Sector
  • Fitness First - Best Use of Mobile Award
  • Riada Resourcing - Best Use Online Recruitment (Recruitment Agency)
...and award-winning ATS projects

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Finding candidates who are the perfect fit for your roles is always challenging. Fortunately Eploy’s world-class applicant tracking system and recruitment software makes it much, much easier. 

Eploy applicant tracking system & recruitment software is precision-engineered to work on every platform and add value to every stage of the recruitment journey. We automate and simplify processes to attract, engage and employ candidates quickly. With a high degree of measurability, you can track costs and identify performance gaps accurately.

Our software is reinforced with market-leading mentoring and cross-sector expertise so you get training and support to achieve a powerful commercial advantage.