Apprentice Freight Operations Clerk

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Reading, Berkshire
9k -The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.70 per hour
26 May 2021
26 Jun 2021
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Apprentice Freight Operations Clerk

As a Freight Operations Apprentice, you will support the growth of our small freight forwarding business in managing full life cycle of the movement of goods from pick up to final delivery. You will be using freight system, invoicing system, Microsoft word, excel and other systems implemented in the business such as air waybill editor and customs NES/CHIEF system.

The apprentice will also undertake end-point assessment plan Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Specialist, where you learn on the job and take an exam after 18 months in order to progress in the freight industry.


Requirement for this position:

Good command of English

Good computer skills/PC Literate

Good customer service Skills

Quick learner and diligent


Working hours: Monday - Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Salary: 9k

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. After 12 months salary will rise to 18k.

Job Description

Handling international air & ocean freight shipments

Booking shipments and liaising with airlines and shipping lines

Preparing shipment & customs documentations

Monitoring shipment departures and arrivals and updating customers

Liaising with overseas agents to ensure shipments are processed and delivered

Dealing with telephone and email enquiries and providing sales quotations

Invoicing out and ensuring payments are received within payment terms



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