Transport Operations Apprentice

Apprenticeship at Uniserve

Transport Operations Apprentice

Apprenticeship at Uniserve

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 07 May, 2019
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

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.

We are currently seeking a Transport Operations Apprentice, to assist with arranging transport movements, based at our Tilbury Site.

As well as gaining a wide variety of knowledge within the Transport team you will be placed on a Transport Planning Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3). The apprenticeship will last around 36 months. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be promoted to a Junior role with the opportunity to continue to grow and develop within the team.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in contractor Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) which are recorded and reviewed regularly by all staff and are made available to discuss with clients and suppliers.
  • Ensuring all contractors comply with our company policies and make sure we have a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with all transport contractors.
  • Protecting the interests of the business at all times and escalate any areas of concern to the Senior Transport Manager
  • Ensuring that the services are always making a profit and report any losses or suspicious behaviour to the Senior Transport Manager.
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of all inbound and outbound cargo through own and remote facilities daily, ensuring all work is completed and all discrepancies are managed and reported.
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently.
  • Communicating all delays and issues with the Transport Manager and Transport team.
  • Working closely and effectively with the Domestic Transport Traffic team, ensuring that all planned work is completed, on time and as requested by clients.

Skill s and Experience

  • Problem solving capability
  • Adaptability
  • Able to be flexible and work long hours when required
  • Able to work accurately and to deadlines and targets
  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written)
  • IT literate

Apprenticeship details

  • This apprenticeship will offer understanding into organisational processes, practical knowledge within a business setting and will help you to manage your personal performance and progression.
  • The duration of this apprenticeship is approximately 36 months.
  • A Junior position will be available at the end of the apprenticeship.

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About Uniserve

Founded in 1984, through a relentless focus to deliver value to customers, Uniserve has become synonymous with quality, reliability and innovation, all delivered at the lowest possible cost. This, allied with continuous investment, has allowed Uniserve to grow and become the UK’s largest privately owned logistics and global trade management p

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  • Position industryLogistics & Transport
  • LocationUpminster, UK
  • Count of employess501-1,000 employees
  • FoundedFounded in 1984
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