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Freight Administration Apprentice FREIGHT PORT LOGISTICS LTD

Freightport Logistics are looking for an enthusiastic, driven and tenacious apprentice to join their small and friendly team. Training and support will be provided while you complete your apprenticeship with the potential of further progression within the business.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00

    £10000 per annum

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068160

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be dealing with customers, suppliers, colleagues and overseas agents by email and telephone
  • Providing quotes on haulage space to clients and booking as required
  • Booking and planning haulage with suppliers
  • Invoicing clients for services provided
  • Tracking client quotes and bookings from initial stages through to completion
  • Answering calls, emails in a professional manner
  • Printing, scanning and filing when required
  • Using programmes / portals to manage clients
  • Undertake any other administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the business
  • This is a permanent employment role which will be linked to an NVQ apprenticeship scheme

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

College day will be 1 day a week based at South & CIty College Birmingham - Digbeth Campus. You will be studying:

  • Business Administration Level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful apprentice will have the opportunity to gain a permanent position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Initiative, Methodical approach to work

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4 / C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4 / C) Essential

About the employer

Freightport Logistics Ltd is a privately owned Freight Forwarding business which provides International Freight Services by Road, Air & Sea. We were established in 2013 and now have three offices in the UK employing a team of 20 people at our bases in Birmingham (Head office), Warrington and Immingham. We believe in providing the highest level of customer service to support our clients with their export and import requirements and we have a “Can Do” attitude at all times. We believe this is one of the key fundamentals of our success over the competitors. The business has seen a dramatic growth and expansion over the past 5 years with our sales forecast to be around £7million for 2017-18.

Employer

FREIGHT PORT LOGISTICS LTD

Address

CHANTRY HOUSE

HIGH STREET

COLESHILL

B46 3BP

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH & CITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM

Contact

Anshu Williams

anshu.williams@sccb.ac.uk

0121 694 5066

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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