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Logistics Support Apprentice DSV Road

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company committed to providing quality, innovative value and logistics services. If you would enjoy daily customer interaction, are organised and can multi-task, then we would like to hear from you.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,212.50

    £5.50p/h for the first 6months, £6p/h to completion

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm, with 30 minutes for lunch. Total hours per week: 37.50.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100941

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main purpose of the job:

To meet customer requirements for the safe and efficient transport of their cargo effectively and in accordance with company operational procedures and statutory requirements including Health and Safety to the satisfaction of clients and the profit of the company.

Key tasks will include:

  • Checking customs invoices to ensure they contain mandatory information
  • External communication: Chasing customers for invoices for exportation
  • Internal communication: Support DSV Customs department in Poland with missing / incorrect information
  • Sending documents to Customs department
  • Basic updating of TMS system pertaining to customs requirements
  • Timely and effective communication with Customers, partners and internal departments via email and telephone
  • Updating / Verifying the DSV Order Management system with customer booking details
  • Liaise with operations and overseas offices to ensure customer commitments are delivered upon
  • Effective monitoring to ensure deliveries are completed within the agreed timelines
  • Ensure that all delivery and collection assignments are conforming to correct information
  • Pro-active problem solving with customers and colleagues when issues arise
  • Ensure consignments are rated correctly in order to invoice in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provision of PODs to meet customer requirements where necessary
  • Provide KPI and reports both externally and internally where necessary
  • Resolve credit management queries where necessary
  • General day to day administrative duties

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

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Key Training Ltd will deliver this apprenticeship in the workplace. You will have a dedicated assessor who will provide guidance and monitor progress throughout. You will have access to an online portfolio to allow you to monitor your progress and log work completed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, successful candidates can expect a role in a successful, dynamic company.

You will be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues. A competitive salary, great future career prospects for advancement and a professional working environment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

• Please note you may be asked to complete suitability assessments as part of the recruitment process. • Once you have submitted your application, you will be contacted to discuss your application and arrange a telephone interview if you meet our initial shortlisting criteria.

About the employer

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 45,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer services and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have driven and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

Employer

DSV Road

Address

Roundthorn Industrial Estate

Geeba Road

Manchester

M23 9ET

Contact

Georgia Marlow

georgia.marlow@apprentice-employment.co.uk

07540 716312

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Training

Training provider

KEY TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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