Freight Forwarding Trainee

Date Posted: 17/04/2019
Rate of Pay: £12 - 16K
Type: Permanent
Location: Felixstowe

Job Description

Welcome to Staffbank Recruitment.


We are working with a small to medium sized freight forwarder based in Felixstowe who are looking to recruit a Freight forwarding Trainee.


This is an ideal role for a school or college leaver as  you will be trained and supported to learn all aspects of freight forwarding which is a thriving industry and can be difficult to get in to.


As with all trainee roles you will be involved in all aspects of the office environment and learn as you go, so you will start with basic duties and progress up.  You will be involved in the following:  answering and fielding calls, making up shipping files, shipping administration, filing, dealing with emails, learning how to deal with customers and customer service, learning freight forwarding IT systems, learning customs procedures as well as all general office duties.


For this role it is essential you have a confident and helpful working approach, you will need to be a hard worker who is prepared to learn and take advice from experienced colleagues.  A sound knowledge of Microsoft and a good education is essential, but most importantly attitude is key!


For further information or an informal chat, please call or send in your CV ASAP for this rare Trainee opportunity.


We look forward to hearing from you soon.


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