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Freight Forwarding Apprentice Expeditors International Ltd

An exciting new apprenticeship opportunity with Expeditors International! The right candidate will ensure timely and accurate movement of freight and information, while providing exceptional customer service. Start your career to becoming a Freight Forwarder by applying now.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,500.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 9-5.30pm – one-hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001820018

  • Positions

    2 available

An exciting new apprenticeship opportunity with Expeditors International! The right candidate will ensure timely and accurate movement of freight and information, while providing exceptional customer service. Start your career to becoming a Freight Forwarder by applying now.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure smooth and timely freight process flow
  • Ensure accurate and timely data entry into our operational system
  • Track and Trace Files and reporting
  • Use both export and import dashboards
  • Ensure delivery of freight and timely clearance
  • Interact with our customers in arranging their shipments
  • Contribute to maintain good relationships and good customer service
  • Meet compliance at all times to regulations internal and external in accordance with government regulations
  • Understand department process flow, and look for best practices to improve operational efficiency and productivity
  • Dealing with emails and requests from clients and colleagues

Bonus and Benefits include:

  • 6 month salary review based on performance
  • Company bonus schemes
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension Scheme
  • 23 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good computer skills (Excel, Word)
  • Pro-active, strong organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Eager

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalents at grade C/4 including maths and English

Future prospects

  • Continued professional development, advancement to agent role and beyond

Things to consider

  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
  • Vacancies are subject to close at any time subject to volume of applications

About the employer

Expeditors is a Fortune 500 global logistics company offering highly optimised and customised supply chain solutions. We are a service-based company offering a highly flexible approach to supply chain management. At the core of our cultural philosophy is a mission to exceed customers’ expectations through excellence in our service.

We offer apprenticeships in International Trade and Logistics. Through this apprenticeship you will gain a rounded understanding of the freight forwarding industry setting you up for a long-lasting career.

Employer

Expeditors International Ltd

Address

Sills Road

Derby

DE74 2US

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Training

Training provider

SEETEC BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Seetec Business Technology Centre Ltd

Contact

Recruitment Team 08455 199 455 recruitment@seetecoutsource.co.uk

The apprenticeship programme design will be built around the standard and individual apprentice and employer needs. This will consist of:

  • A fully embedded induction programme delivered by the employer and Seetec Outsource Training and Skills
  • An initial assessment of your skills, knowledge and behaviours in order to develop and enhance your career and personal progression
  • In line with the with functional skills requirements set by the standard, (where applicable), we will analyse and continuously develop English and mathematics
  • On the job training delivered by the employer

Allocation of an apprenticeship delivery coach who will carry out:

  • Regular training
  • Assessment and support visits to ensure you acquire new learning, knowledge skills and behaviours in order to progress and develop
  • Identify, track and support 20% off the job training activities
  • Quarterly formal progress review meetings; identifying learning achievements and next steps
  • Individual learning plan - this will be used as part of a professional discussion during your reflective progress review meeting and track the 20% off the job training progress
  • A journey of learning activities over the length of the apprenticeship programme
  • Access to on-line learning and an e-portfolio where you will be able to gather evidence to demonstrate your performance ensuring your apprenticeship – this evidence can be used to towards your end point assessment

End point assessment – this takes place at the end of the apprenticeship to ensure you have developed the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for the job role. This may consist of at least 3-4 of the below activities:

  • Professional discussion
  • Observation
  • Portfolio of evidence, apprentice showcase
  • Research project
  • Multi-choice knowledge test
  • Work based project
  • Presentation
  • Competency based interview

Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)


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