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Business Administrator Apprentice REED FORWARDING LIMITED

Reed Forwarding are a small family run freight forwarding and warehousing company based in Bury St Edmunds. They have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Administrator to join the team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 09 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 8:30am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be assisting colleagues in the office as well as liaising with the Warehouse team as required.

Day to day duties include:

  • Answering the phone and taking bookings or assisting with queries and passing onto colleagues
  • Stock control
  • Preparing orders and arranging UK haulage
  • Assisting with shipping administration including customs declarations and proof of shipments
  • Create sales invoices and process supplier invoices
  • Other administration duties including updating spreadsheets and recording data accurately

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills (including good telephone manner)
  • Computer literate – Word & Excel

Personal qualities


  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade C (4) or above in maths and English, or equivalent, is desirable.

Future prospects

On successful completion of apprenticeship, and based on performance, we would be looking to offer a permanent position with Reed Forwarding.

Things to consider

We are a small team and all help where necessary including occasionally assisting in warehouse duties. The ideal candidate would be someone who has great team spirit and willingness to get stuck in to tasks at hand.

About the employer

Reed Forwarding are a small, family run Freight forwarding, and warehousing company based in Bury St Edmunds.




Reed Forwarding Ltd, Systems House, Chapel Pond Hill


IP32 7HT

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College


Jo Pine

Full Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Feb 2022