Apprentice Administrator

5 days left

05 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2021
Start Date
Who are we... DFDS Logistics operates in over 20 countries inside Europe, using 3000 trailers, 3000 containers, 750 swap bodies and 300 trucks to ensure excellent customer service. People matter and we continuously seek to attract, develop and retain employees to enforce our position as an industry leader.
The Role... A vacancy has arisen for an Apprentice Administrator to work in the Freight Forwarding department at DFDS Logistics Services Ltd. As Apprentice Administrator, you will join the DFDS organisation in the UK and will learn the roles needed for developing our freight forwarding activities domestically in the UK, assisting our own core traffic departments. This is an exciting position and you will have the opportunity experience the operational side of logistics at one of Europe's leading logistics companies. You will be working closely with both clients and sub-contractors and be learn what is required to maximize growth within your function.
Hours of work will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday


Customer liaison - dealing with quotations, bookings, general enquiries ensuring service levels are met
Ensure all movements are completed to the customer's satisfaction
Develop and evaluate opportunities for Freight Management
Dealing with all hauliers in respect of allocating work for delivery and collection
Negotiate freight rates with subcontractors
Identify potential subcontractors
What we do for you... We offer you an interesting apprentice workplace and a key role in a growing international company. You will get to work with many different professional groups. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth.

Interested... If you have a passion and drive for success in a fast-paced deadline driven environment please submit your CV in English by sending an email to the recruitment team we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis