Freight Administration Apprentice Eden Cargo Ltd

A fantastic opportunity within an established freight forwarding company. Working alongside experienced staff you will develop your skills and knowledge in business and develop an all round understanding of the freight industry.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Answering the telephone.
  • Inputting information on the in house system and booking in jobs.
  • Assisting with sales and purchase invoicing using the in-house system and Sage.
  • Credit control – sending out statements, copy invoices and chasing payments.
  • Logging all courier jobs onto a spreadsheet ready for invoicing.
  • Inputting data onto the tracking system.
  • Booking in courier exports/imports with TNT/DHL.
  • General office duties such as typing, filing and photocopying.
  • Other administration duties, as required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be punctual and reliable - attendance is key
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Experienced using Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must be proficient in IT
  • Very organised and be able to follow and eventually write a process flow

Personal qualities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good office administration skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude to working hours

Qualifications required

Standard level of education, GCSE’s.

Future prospects

For the successful applicant, there will be the opportunity to develop their industry skills and knowledge further and progress within our company.

Things to consider

In an excellent location, bus stop and Metrolink close by.

About the employer

As a corporate logistic provider to large retail and blue chip organisations Eden Cargo has become the first choice for logistic services across the world, with specialist services and superior knowledge in the far east and Asia, our philosophy has made us the number one choice as freight and logistics partner to some of the largest retailers and multi nationals in the north west and across the UK. With over 40 years of combined experience and in depth knowledge gained from providing distribution and logistics services to our many and varied customers, we are able to offer specialist tailored solutions in key product markets such as retail, media and automotive. From point of origin to final destination, bulk shipments to complete UK distribution. Our history and reputation within the freight industry enables us to secure the space required by you to ship goods by air, sea and land to the destination at the date and time it is required. We make a promise to our clients “You send... We deliver.... Every time...”


Eden Cargo Ltd


Griffin House

Ledson Road


M23 9GP

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Training provider

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration 
  • Technical Certificate in Business Administration 
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Mathematics
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited


Recruitment Team 0161 244 9443

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017