Traffic Office and Supply Chain Apprentice GTS LOGISTICS UK LIMITED

A Level 2 Traffic Office and Supply Chain Apprentice is required. GTS Logistics are searching for a new apprentice to assist with their office-based logistics operations. The successful candidate will be fully trained and supported, to grow into the role and reach their full potential. You will gain specialist knowledge, with a competitive starting wage. Duties include: working with the planning team to assist in maintaining good relationships with drivers and other key stakeholders.

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Closing date: 21 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Working between 08.30 – 17.00, Monday to Friday (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000261817

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

GTS Logistics is seeking to hire a Traffic Office/Supply Chain apprentice for their office in Anlaby, Hull. A career in logistics suits an ambitious, confident individual aiming to kick-start or transition careers.

It offers a chance to develop diverse skills like problem-solving, communication, organisation, planning, and teamwork.

GTS Logistics, renowned for its forward-thinking approach, is an excellent employer. As our new apprentice, you'll collaborate closely with the planning team and managers, ensuring service integrity, timeliness, and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

· Work with the planning team to assist in maintaining good relationships with drivers and other key stakeholders.

· Work towards building a good knowledge of operational processes and compliance surrounding trucks and drivers.

· Support other team members in problem solving, carrying out root cause analysis and driving improvements.

· Learning customs requirements and legislation.

· Continually deliver towards targets and provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

· Work towards building a good knowledge of day-to-day equipment for all trucks and drivers.

· Gain excellent geographical knowledge.

· Assisting with general administrative duties

As an apprentice, you will work from the employer’s location and be allocated a Trainer/Assessor who will visit you in the workplace. You will also receive full training and support from the employer’s small, friendly team who have a wealth of knowledge in this industry.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Supply Chain Operator Apprenticeship Standard
  • A bespoke programme of Practical, Technical and Vocational learning
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if applicable).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

GTS Logistics are looking to welcome any successful candidate into the company full-time once the apprenticeship is completed, offering a huge opportunity to develop and build your career in logistics with them.


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, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3/ D) Essential

Things to consider

GTS Logistics is located on Springfield Way, Anlaby, Hull. Please check the location and ensure you would be able to travel to work on a daily basis.

About the employer

Join GTS Logistics for an unparalleled journey in the world of logistics excellence. Based in Hull, UK, we've been delighting customers since 2015 with our commitment to exceptional service and innovative solutions. As a leading logistics provider, we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver the most effective transport and supply chain solutions both nationally and internationally. At GTS Logistics, we understand that the key to success lies in our dedication to fulfilling our promises. With our vast experience and extensive network, we provide bespoke logistics solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each of our clients. Whether it's Intermodal, Customs, Supply Chain Management, or Trucking, we have the expertise and resources to ensure the seamless flow of goods from origin to destination. Our partnerships with top brands such as Aldi, M&S, Biscuit International, and Crosta & Mollica are a testament to the trust and confidence that our clients place in us. We are committed to building long-term relationships based on stability, reliability, and quality service. With over 160 companies relying on us to deliver their products into the UK marketplace, we take great pride in being their trusted partners. As part of the GTS Group, we have the strength, network, and backing to excel in the dynamic world of logistics. With a turnover of over £155 million per annum and a track record spanning back to 1977, the GTS Group is a family-owned business based in Italy that operates over 4,500 trains annually. Our extensive fleet of trains and containers enables us to connect Italy, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Greece, and Turkey with the UK and Ireland. One of our core values at GTS Logistics is sustainability. We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and providing green transport solutions that benefit both our clients and the planet. Through our door-to-door Intermodal service, we offer a safe, trackable, reliable, and eco-friendly transport solution that significantly reduces CO2 emissions compared to traditional road transport. In fact, in the first six months of 2023 alone, our Intermodal service saved over 3,000,000kg of CO2. In addition to our commitment to sustainability, we also excel in customs clearance services. Whether it's regular customs clearances or more complex requirements, our expert team is available 24/7, 365 days a year to ensure smooth and efficient customs processing. As an Authorized Economic Operator with Full status, we uphold the highest standards of Customs competence and safety throughout the logistics chain. At GTS Logistics, we go the extra mile to deliver goods globally. From rail to road to sea, we offer comprehensive transport solutions to and from the UK, covering a wide range of countries across Europe and beyond. With our own fleet of trucks and team of drivers, we ensure timely and secure deliveries, while meeting stringent environmental standards. Join us at GTS Logistics and be part of a team that delivers excellence, reliability, and sustainability in every aspect of logistics. Together, we'll continue to exceed expectations and set new standards in the world of transportation and supply chain management.

Employer

GTS LOGISTICS UK LIMITED

Address

Unit G6, The Bloc Springfield Way

Anlaby Hull

England

HU10 6RJ

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Training

Training provider

TEC PARTNERSHIP

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Grimsby Institute Apprenticeship Team

myapprenticeship@grimsby.ac.uk

0800 012 6656

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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