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Apprentice Transport Administrator

Location: WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 16,000-16,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 6
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-353698

I am currently recruiting for one of the UK’s leading logistics providers, my client based in Appleton, Warrington have a very exciting apprenticeship role that they are looking to fill ASAP.

If you are looking to forge a career in transport and logistics then this could be the opportunity for you. Ideally my client is looking for a candidate who does have a little office or transport related experience.

As well as gaining a wide variety of knowledge within the Transport team, you will be placed on a Business Administration Apprenticeship (Level 3). The apprenticeship will last around 18 months and upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be promoted to a Junior Transport Administrator with the opportunity to continue to grow and develop within the team.

This role will be Monday - Friday, 12.00 – 20.00 and the salary will be £16,000

Specific responsibilities

  • Supporting the Transport Manager with day-to-day tasks
  • Updating collection/delivery statuses
  • Assisting with providing quotations for special collections/deliveries
  • Assisting with transport queries by liaising with other depots
  • Taking messages and forwarding onto the contact when available
  • Liaising with the transport provider/sub-contractor to monitor progress of the delivery/collection status
  • Assisting with debriefing drivers
  • Assisting Customer Service with booking customer collections
  • Completing data entry
  • Completing paperwork required for transport loads

Skills and Experience

  • IT literate with a good understanding of Excel spreadsheets
  • Be conscientious and have good attention to detail
  • Communicate politely and efficiently with clients and internal staff
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and driven to achieve targets and objectives
  • Ability to identify and report problems that may occur
  • They ideally want someone with a little office experience or transport experience

If you do have at least 6 month office or transport experience and you are looking to secure a career in the transport and logistics industry then please do not hesitate to apply online.

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