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Apprentice Traffic Admin Clerk Speedy Freight

To develop effective transport plans and control resources ensuring customer and business requirements are achieved while complying with legal responsibilities. To manage the sourcing and booking of vehicles in line with company procedures.

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Closing date: 03 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,010.00

    £5.50 Per Hour

  • Working week

    Monday To Friday 0830am to 1630pm 35 hours 1 hour unpaid

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125181

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To develop and control an agreed amount of resources (vehicles, drivers) ensuring all legal constraints are adhered to (Weight limits, Working Time Directive and EU drivers’ hours regulations)
  • Negotiating prices with subcontract drivers
  • To build a reference portfolio of vehicles and drivers
  • Produce effective transport plans guided by the operating model
  • Effective management of drivers through on-going communication supplemented by the use of Navigator analysis screen
  • Ensure that internal tracking system housekeeping is completed to the required standards
  • Understanding and achieving specific targets regarding required margin, costs per mile and utilisation
  • Review allocated customers making sure that work is planned to time and correct equipment is efficiently utilised
  • Constantly communicate with customer services and drivers to ensure customer KPI targets achieved and maintained

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

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Each apprenticeship with ABM Training comprises expert led ‘CPD style’ workshops, interactive online virtual classrooms forum theatre 1-2-1 coaching and e-learning
  • You may also be required to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills if not already obtained
  • Regular work-based assessments/observations carried out by ABM Training Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards

 

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Regular work-based assessments/observations carried out by ABM Training Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities, and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Awareness of the UK van mark, Excel / PowerPoint, Awareness of Legislation

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Potential for full time employment for the right candidate. Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions The qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies. Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

About the employer

Same Day Courier service 24 Hour 7 Day Haulage company. Offering ad hoc and fully managed services nationally and internationally. If your looking for a logistics partnership look no further than Speedy Freight.

Employer

Speedy Freight

Address

15

Sherwood House Walderslade Centre

Walderslade Road

ME5 9UD

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Training

Training provider

ABM TRAINING (UK) LTD

Contact

Kathryn Pullen

kathryn@abmtraining.co.uk

07534305219

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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