Since 1999, DHL Global Forwarding in Hong Kong has been offering a Management Trainee program for fresh graduates who wish to embark on a career in the logistics industry. This is a 3-year structured, rotational, career development program that provides you with opportunities to work and cross-train in various departments within the logistics business. It will also provide you with a solid grounding in relevant industry knowledge, and management skills and set a strong foundation for you to develop your career with us. 
The Program commences in July 2023. Applications are now open, and the application deadline is 28th Feb 2023. 

How will our Management Trainee Program support your future career path?

Opportunities for fresh graduates with high potential to gain exposure in the various functions of a logistics company and cultivate a career interest and aspiration in logistics industry
You will be equipped as the future leadership with a wide range of skills and competencies

You will gain first-hand experience in major project management and strategy, business planning and development, marketing and sales 

Why should you join DHL Global Forwarding Management Trainee Program?

Mentoring: You will be assigned to an experienced mentor to help you integrate into the Company and provide you with guidance throughout the 3-year program
Future Career Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the Program, you will be placed to a variety of departments and locations, taking into consideration your professional knowledge, competencies, career aspirations, as well as the requirements of the Company
Training and Development: DHL will provide you with both on-the-job training, in-house training as well as external training. Courses will be focused on the solid knowledge and management skills required in the daily operations 
Different Culture Touching: You will have chance to communicate and work with staff from different culture in a challenging and diversified environment which let you grow rapidly​​​​​​​

Eligibility requirements​


To apply for the Management Trainee Program, you should possess the following qualities:

  • Recent university graduate from any discipline
  • Keen interest in pursuing a career in Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Diligent and willing to work during irregular hours (including holiday shifts)
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese. 
  • Self-motivated and open-minded
  • Be willing to be relocated to Mainland China or other countries for long or short-term assignments

Program Phases

Start date: 3 July 2023
Duration of program: 36 months 
Company Induction (1 month)
This is to help you understand the background of the Company and become familiar with different department structure, operations and business.
Departmental rotation & work assignments (35 months)
You will rotate through 3 different departments in order to learn about the department operations and broaden your understanding of our business. Depending on the company’s requirements and your work performance, such postings may last for 1 year. Typical postings will cover different aspects of the business, such as Air / Ocean Freight Management, Logistics Operations and Business Development. Through these postings, you will obtain a strong foundation in all-round supply chain management and general management skills and knowledge.
After Program Completion 
Depending on individual interests, work performance and development opportunities, further advancement to managerial positions will be available for management trainees with outstanding performances and capabilities to progress further along their career ladder in DHL.


To apply for the 2023 Management Trainee Program (DHL Global Forwarding HK), please complete our Application Form and send it to us together  with your Covering Letter and Resume through one of the following methods:
Email:  hkgmt@dhl.com    
(Please note that the format of the attachments should be in  .xls / .xlsx and size of the email should not exceed 2MB)
Post: Please state clearly on the envelope/email subject: “Application: Management Trainee (Full Name of your University)”, i.e. Application: Management Trainee (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

DHL Global Forwarding
Human Resources Department    
4/F, EDGE, Nos. 30 – 34 Kwai Wing Road,
​​​​​​​Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong
​​​​​​​Deadline for Application is 28th Feb 2023.
Contact us
If you have any questions about our job opportunities and training programs or the application process, you can simply write an e-mail:

Recruitment and Talent Team 

 Email: hkgmt@dhl.com