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Import/Export International Freight Forwarding Coordinator Apprentice C & R GLOBAL LOGISTICS LTD

The role will be part of a fast-paced growing business at the heart of international Freight Forwarding. An exciting opportunity with the potential for progression within the business will see the right candidate join the relaxed but professional office team in their Stockport based office.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:30 - 17:30 (times to be fully negotiated). 1-hour lunch break (unpaid). Total hours per week: 35.00

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    18 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As Import/Export International Freight Forwarding Coordinator, you will work as part of the operations who are responsible for the movement of goods from another countries, ensuring the transit and delivery is made on time.

You will liaise regularly with overseas offices, partners or agents and you will be responsible for arranging and completing all associated paperwork, which documents the nature of the goods being imported and that they are legal and legitimate.

The successful candidate will be supported to:

Carry out the full coordination of the movement of freight
Completion of all associated freight documentation
Completion of customs declarations
To work with the customer to provide the best service available within the time constraints provided
To create a relationship with customers and suppliers
Liaise by telephone/mail/with shipping lines/customers and other departments and suppliers
General administration duties
Support the business with any additional tasks as required
Maintain a team-oriented atmosphere

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training to be provided

Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship standard, which includes:
Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English if necessary  
Apprenticeship standard
International freight forwarding specialist

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking and expanding company. For the right candidate there is the possibility to expand and develop a career with the company and secure a permanent position upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Patience, Positive Attitude, Willingness to learn, Punctual, Reliable, Confident with data entry, Trustworthy


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or) Essential

About the employer

C&R Global Logistics and an established and growing UK Freight Forwarding company, providing a range of services from trucking services, warehousing services, logistics services, to a range of other ancillary services. Having spent years in the industry, management have years of experience in the business of logistics, warehousing, distribution, trucking, supply chain management services, and aim to provide their clients with convenience, reliability and affordability through their premium logistics service packages.







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Training provider



Louise Spring


Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)

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