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Apprentice – International Freight Forwarding Specialist (Sales)

This apprenticeship is for Freight Forwarding Specialist Level 3 with a focus on the sales. Please contact us for more details.

What will the role involve…

  • Dealing with incoming calls from both customers and suppliers.
  • Calling and emailing Shipping Lines/Hauliers/Partners for rates.
  • Negotiating rates with customers and suppliers.
  • Entering quotes into Cargowise in preparation for the operations team.
  • Liaising with clients and providing a high-level, friendly service to our loyal client base.
  • Dealing with a variety of commodities for all shipments
  • Arrange Air, Road and Sea (FCL & LCL) Shipments


  • English & Maths GCSE grade 4 or above
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • A good work ethic
  • Organisational skills
  • Highly motivated
  • A good attitude to learning
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to work well as a team member and also manage own workload

None essential but would be an advantage

  • A strong understanding of social media
  • Outgoing personality  

Salary : Above standard apprenticeship rates
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Holidays: 20 days plus bank holidays

Transport: On-Site Parking, Public Transport – Bus Route 103&103A to Wakefield Bus Station – 0.3 Miles (5 Minute walk), Train 0.8 Miles (Outwood Station, 15 Minute walk)

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