Air Freight & Shipping Graduate

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1313969200-2
  • Date Posted: 5 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Michael Page
  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Commercial & QS, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

We are actively looking to engage graduates with a passion for the logistics & shipping sector in our Derbyshire office!

Client Details

My client is a market-leader in the shipping industry and has offices based across the world (in Germany, Spain, USA & more recently in the Far East). You will be joining a fast-pace environment assisting in finding logistics solutions for some of the world's largest industrial, retail & FMCG based customers. My client focuses on searching air freight, sea freight & road freight solutions, which are both cost effective & time sensitive.


As a Air Freight & Shipping Graduate you will be joining a team of 5x Shipping & Logistics Analysts, reporting into the Shipping & Freight Supervisor. You will be responsible for the following areas in the Derbyshire office:

  • Coordinating commercial and reservation activity on behalf of partner airlines and transport providers across the full suite of products.
  • Key focus area will be our airlines speciality products including Temperature Control, Dangerous Goods and Express.
  • Ensure timely responses on all commercial activity to both clients and airlines.
  • Proactive follow up on all opportunities across our airline portfolio to secure bookings at optimum yield.
  • Positive interfacing with customers, airlines, colleagues and management.
  • To collect all export shipping documentation (Airway bill, Commercial Invoices, Customs Documents, Proof of Delivery) from Freight Forwarders and Customer Service teams on a daily basis to UK Customs Requirements. Once data is obtained ensure it is tracked and documents correctly to comply with Eaton and HMRC Requirements.


The successful Air Freight & Shipping Graduate will first & foremost have a passion to join the Logistics & Supply Chain sectors, along with the following extra attributes:

  • A Degree (2:2 minimum) - ideally within a Logistics, Supply Chain or Business Focus
  • Work experience around the logistics & supply chain sector would be advantageous, but not essential.
  • A flair for prov ding high levels of engagement and customer service to high-value accounts
  • The ability to commute to Derbyshire on a daily basis

Job Offer

  • 24,000- 28,000 - Basic Salary
  • 25+8 days annual leave
  • Access to a growing career ladder
  • World-class training & development within one of the UK's fastest growing markets