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
- 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.