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International Freight Forwarding Office Apprentice KINGSCOTE ROJAY LTD

As an International Freight Forwarding Office Apprentice, you will be responsible for the movement of goods, ensuring the transit and delivery is made on time. You will liaise regularly with overseas offices, partners or agents & you will be responsible for organising associated paperwork to ensure a smooth operation for your customers.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,225.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm 1 hour unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    18 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000046399

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A fabulous opportunity to join the KRL team based in Telford has arisen. As an International Freight Forwarding Office Apprentice, you will be responsible for the movement of goods, ensuring the transit and delivery is made on time. You will liaise regularly with overseas offices, partners or agents & you will be responsible for organising associated paperwork to ensure a smooth operation for your customers.

Other duties will include:

Support the business with any additional tasks as required
Support customers’ processes to ensure precise and timely arrangements of shipment requests
Building strong internal and external relationships to exceed customer expectations
Liaise/co-ordinate with carriers, agents, warehouses and customers to arrange collections, manage queries and follow up discrepancies in a timely manner
Data entry: processing orders on the internal management system
Documentation creation (Waybill/Bill of Lading/Customs documentation)
Day-to-day administration: File reporting, filing
Answering enquiries and effectively resolving complaints
Raise invoices and transport documents
Successfully network between members of the team
Proactively support colleagues as dictated by changing work load demands

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

Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship standard provided by SR Apprenticeships, which includes:

Functional Skills Level 2 in maths & English (If applicable)

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.

 
Things to consider
20 days plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays.  After 3 years’ service this increase by one day, per year up to a maximum of 23 days.

Auto enrolment in to the pension at appropriate age.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Microsoft Office Skills, Reliable, Eager to learn, Data Entry, Confident, Trustworthy, Approachable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4 in English and maths) Desired

About the employer

For more than 25 years, KRL been providing multi-modal and logistics services to clients importing and exporting goods across the borders of the UK and Ireland. We have steadily built up an extensive network of partners at over 400 facilities and 13,000 locations across the world that work with us to make timely and cost-efficient delivery, collection, and transfer of cargo. Our logistics teams are highly experienced and knowledgeable in charting transport arrangements for different types of cargo that require the application of different forms of transport modes. Whether project or routine, every job is tackled diligently to ensure our clients are getting the best value for their money.

Employer

KINGSCOTE ROJAY LTD

Address

Unit 20, The Gateway Estate

West Midlands Freeport, Airport Cargo

Birmingham Airport

B26 3QD

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Training

Training provider

SR APPRENTICESHIPS LIMITED

Contact

Louise Spring

louise.spring@sr-apprenticeships.co.uk

07485302270

Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)


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