Logistics & Freight Forwarding Trainee

£15k - 18k per year + Benefits
05 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Davies Turner
Contract Type
Full Time

Davies Turner have an exciting opportunity Logistics & Freight Forwarding Trainee to join their team based in Trafford Park, Manchester.

Job Title: Logistics & Freight Forwarding Trainee

Location: Trafford Park, Manchester

Salary: Starting salary Graduate - £18,000, A Level - £15,000. Plus an additional £1,500 salary increment every six months during training upon successful completion of competencies. This is a two year fixed term contract with a view to permanent employment.

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and focused individuals to join our successful in-house training scheme, which is now in its seventh year. Applications are invited from those who are keen to learn all aspects of a progressive Freight Forwarding and Logistics organisation.

The Training Scheme is an ideal first step on the career ladder. Training will be given in all of the departments (Logistics, Overland & Ocean) as well as in Customs, Sales and Credit Control.  Personal Development training will also be given together with the opportunity to achieve an industry specific qualification. The training scheme has been running for seven years, with many of the original trainees is key positions.

Our business is all about the customer and therefore it is essential that you have previous work experience gained in a customer facing environment. In addition, the ideal Logistics & Freight Forwarding Trainee will be confident, effective communicators, adaptable and with the drive and determination to develop a career within the industry. You should either be working towards your degree, already graduated or have 3 A Levels grades A – C.

In return, we offer development opportunities, together with an exciting career path for those who excel.  

We will be holding Group Interviews at our office in Manchester on Wednesday 5th July.  

Commencement date is Tuesday 5th September which will be a residential induction at our Head Office in Coleshill, West Midlands.

To submit your CV for this exciting Logistics & Freight Forwarding Trainee opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now.

The closing date for this Logistics & Freight Forwarding Trainee opportunity is 23 June 2017.

If you have not received a response by 30th June – please assume that your application has not been successful.  

Keywords: Logistics, Freight Forwarding, Trainee, Apprenticeship, Transport, Overland, Ocean, Import, Export.