Trainee Transport Clerk

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1230159538-2
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: A&S Recruitment
  • Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk
  • Apprentice Pay: £20,000 to £22,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Job Role
Looking after day to day UK haulage operations
Becoming knowledgeable of the UK haulage market. ie, trailer types used, pricing, locations across the UK
Communicating between clients and suppliers on a daily / regular basis
Sending bookings
Transport planning across the UK & Northern Ireland
Negotiating costs between clients & suppliers
Progressing knowledge base on UK transport & client requirements
Building strong working relationships with clients & suppliers
Maintain and build upon the progression of the UK department
Collaborate with other operational departments when help is needed
Activities to increase brand awareness and generate new leads.

Requirements
An Energetic attitude to introduce to a fast paced operations environment
Excellent communication, phone manner and customer service skills
Self-motivated and goal-oriented, with a strong desire to succeed and take ownership of the UK department
Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple accounts simultaneously.
Office based role at our Felixstowe base
Willingness to learn & grow within the logistics industry
Basic computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel & Outlook emails)
Basic knowledge & experience in the freight industry is a bonus but not a key requirement