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Transport Support Administrator Apprenticeship - Stansted Essex CARGO SECURE LIMITED

Working as part of a small team, you will help to provide valuable assistance with receiving and processing transport orders, inputting data onto a (TMS) traffic management system, as well as helping to source vehicles on the telephone.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    9am to 5pm Daily – with 1 Hour Lunchbreak, days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working as part of a small team, you will help to provide valuable assistance with receiving and processing transport orders, inputting data onto a (TMS) traffic management system, as well as helping to source vehicles on the telephone. You will also be required to carry out general office administration tasks, such as confirming bookings by e-mail, processing purchase invoices and proof of deliveries onto the TMS. This role will also help us to provide our customers, with first class customer service. We do not run our own fleet of vehicles, so effectively we are a transport broker, and the job role will have a high level of office-based activity, with a focus on telephone and e-mail communication including using various internet services for advertising etc.

Transport Department:

  • Data Entry and system management
  • Purchase Invoice processing and allocation
  • Supplier database management, operational support

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Candidate must have good level of Maths and English – the role will include constructing e-mails, answering customer enquiries and processing data from transport bookings or purchase invoices.

Good basic computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Outlook would be advantageous and attention to detail.

A polite telephone manner and the ability to have confidence in the information they give out over the telephone.

Personal qualities

Confident, enthusiastic and a willingness to learn new skills.  

Ideally an interest in learning about Transport & Logistics

Desired qualifications

Good Level GCSE, or equivalents, maths and English.

Business is conducted around weights and dimension and a good understanding of metric systems is required.

Future prospects

An apprentice will learn about our business operations from the basics, once they have established themselves and leant and gained the necessary skills required, they be given the opportunity to grow within the business and become possibly responsible for training future new administration employees or become a transport account manager and more directly involved in the transport operations. This would include managing a selection of client accounts and would be responsible for tasks including quotations, pricing loads and negotiating supplier job rates and organising the complete transport chain from collection through to completed delivery.

There could be long term opportunities to manage a team of transport operators as the business grows.

There may also be opportunities to help build a future digital media marketing strategy.

Things to consider

The role is office based, in a modern office, the candidate must be happy working in a small office environment.

About the employer

Cargo Secure Transport Ltd is a relatively new company that was founded in January 2019 in order to provide all types of general haulage/transport services.

We are a small independent company specialising in Direct Delivery Services. Our main market is dealing with U.K. Road Freight Transport / General Haulage, specifically full trailer and full rigid loads as well as direct van services. We provide various types of vehicles including, curtain-sided and flat-bed body types as well as specialist delivery vehicles, such as Hi-Abs & Moffett’s (mobile fork-trucks) and Tail-Lift vehicles.

We are however part of a larger group, our Parent Company being Cargo Secure Ltd, who have been established since 1989, with its offices, 6.5-acre yard and 118,000 square feet of warehouses within the Port of Felixstowe, Suffolk, The UK’s biggest and busiest container port.

Cargo Secure Transport Ltd is a growing business that is now looking to find the ideal candidate to help support us, as we continue to expand our business. This is a great opportunity for the right person to join a company at an early stage of the business and to learn on the job and grow alongside the business. There is a career progression pathway for the right candidate.




New Kestrel House

M11 Business Link

Parsonage Lane


CM24 8GF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by W S Training Ltd


Rachael Jones 07793444962

  • Full training to be provided 
  • Functiaonl skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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