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Metro Shipping

Metro Shipping

Updated November 2023.
Employees say this is a great place to work*

Company Overview

About Metro Shipping
Metro is the UK’s leading privately owned logistics provider to leading British and international brands, importing and exporting the raw materials and finished products that feed, clothe, transport and protect consumers around the world. Powered by industry-leading Metro technology we deliver import/export air, ocean and road freight forwarding, supply chain management, logistics and specialised services in retail, manufacturing and chemicals.
Company Size 265 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Transportation
Metro Shipping Head Office
United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 51%
  • 2-5 years - 22%
  • 6-10 years - 14%
  • 11-15 years - 4%
  • 16-20 years - 3%
  • Over 20 years - 6%

Company Culture at Metro Shipping

The employee experience below at Metro Shipping, compared to a typical company.

61% of employees at Metro Shipping say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Metro Shipping
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” Source: Great Place To Work® 2021 Global Employee Engagement Study.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


Our customers would rate the service we deliver as "excellent."


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.

Working at Metro Shipping

Our senior team
Open plan workspaces to assist communication and personal development
Metro MD/CEO - Grant Liddell
Collaborative meeting spaces at our HQ
Combining our automotive industry expertise with our shared drive for sustainability and eco-friendly solutions
Metro Summer Party fun

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