Transport Planning Apprentice

06 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
Start Date
Established in 1984, Uniserve are the largest British privately owned international freight and logistics company in the UK. Working with an unrivalled network of professional partners across the world. We are experts in all major Global trade markets and specialists in Europe, China, South East Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent.

Uniserve Limited are offering an exciting opportunity for a Transport Planning Apprentice to join their Transport team based in South Kirkby.

As well as gaining a wide variety of knowledge within the Transport team, you will be placed on a Transport Planning Technician (Level 3). The apprenticeship will last around 30 months and upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be promoted to a Transport Administrator with the opportunity to continue to grow and develop within the team.

This role will be on a 5 on 1 off, 5 on 1 off, 5 on 4 off rolling shift.

Specific responsibilities

Supporting the Transport Manager with day-to-day tasks
Updating collection/delivery statuses
Assisting with providing quotations for special collections/deliveries
Assisting with transport queries by liaising with other depots
Taking messages and forwarding onto the contact when available
Liaising with the transport provider/sub-contractor to monitor progress of the delivery/collection status
Assisting with debriefing drivers
Assisting Customer Service with booking customer collections
Completing data entry
Completing paperwork required for transport loadsSkills and Experience

IT literate with a good understanding of Excel spreadsheets
Be conscientious and have good attention to detail
Communicate politely and efficiently with clients and internal staff
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Enthusiastic and driven to achieve targets and objectives
Ability to identify and report problems that may occur

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