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Business Administrator Apprenticeship - Transport Office THE HAULAGE FAMILY LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join a busy, city centre based company. We deliver and collect on behalf of industries leading companies such as Tarmac, Aggregate Industries, Cemex. You will join the business to be a Transport Officer, scheduling vehicles in for inspections, MOTs, rolling brake tests, services, tachograph calibrations and so on.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm with a 30 minute unpaid break.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Check emails and action accordingly
  • Manage Transport Calendar daily
  • Deal with contractor queries/orders via telephone and email
  • Schedule vehicles in for inspections, MOTs, rolling brake tests, services, tachograph calibrations and so on
  • Deal with live breakdowns
  • Build a strong relationship with our suppliers, contractors and partners
  • Go through load tickets and add manual sundry entries into the software
  • Manage compliance for EU regulations - drivers hours, Tachograph infringements and so on, supporting our transport manager and lead driver
  • Post vacancies onto recruitment sites and arrange interviews
  • Deal with any load ticket enquiries for our current partners
  • Invoice contractors
  • Ordering tools and safety equipment for drivers and staff
  • Provide a breakdown of fuel discrepancies each week to the senior management team
  • Monitor and schedule vehicle damages/repairs
  • Manage staffs annual leave and sicknesses register (Find cover/hire vehicle if required)
  • Provide our contractors with a regular weekly update on which drivers / vehicles are off for the following week
  • To be the first point of contact for all staff
  • Cross check load tickets against our remittance advice to ensure there are no discrepancies
  • Set up new employees on the system and ensure all induction documents are completed and uploaded onto the server
  • Compose reports on a daily basis, such as ‘Director Daily Report’ showing profit and loss per day
  • Take minutes during interviews and meetings
  • Completing credit application and account opening forms

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

Business Administrator level 3 standard apprenticeship.

20% off the job training.

Functional skills if required.

Bi-weekly virtual/remote learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunity to gain full-time employment after successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

We’ve been on our journey since 2012 to become a trusted supply chain and logistics partner and delivery expert. Our job is to uphold our promises from the second you use our service. With a brand-new fleet of vehicles and experience of general haulage, aggregate haulage, ADR haulage, automotive transporters and more, we work across the country and deliver to every corner of the UK. Our team has years of experience under its belt and has a deep understanding of the needs of its customers, which is why we’re trusted by businesses both large and small.





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3 Wharfside Street

B1 1RD

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Training provider



Cally Sutherland

01922 688508

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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