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Freight Forwarder Apprentice

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A freight Forwarding apprentice is required for my client based in Limerick

The main purpose of the job/apprenticeship:

Apprenticeship is a 24-month programme, combining practical on-the-job training with study towards International Freight Forwarding.

Key Tasks of a Trained Freight Forwarder:

  • Documentation and arranging domestic collections and deliveries
  • Ensure expected customer service levels are maintained at all times
  • Accepting and processing import/export and cross trade
  • Communicating with our internal Team, overseas offices, and suppliers
  • Manage and complete operational tasks, including issuing International Transport Documentation and arranging domestic collections and deliveries
  • Pro-active liaison with network partners and suppliers to ensure timelines are met.
  • Customer notification and coordination of problem solving and resolutions when required.
  • Issuing quotations, invoicing, and supplier purchase orders. Checking and passing
  • Suppliers invoices.
  • Data quality management & reporting


  • H7/O6 or above in five leaving certificate (or equivalent) subjects. A minimum of grade O6 must be obtained in English. A minimum of grade O6 or a B2 or above in Foundation level must be obtained in mathematics (pass in English and Mathematics in the leaving cert)
  •  Holder of a QQI Level 5 or Level 6 (or equivalent) in cognate areas (e.g. business, logistics, distribution, and supply chain management, etc)

Permanent, Full time, Site-based, Monday-Friday


For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Nicola Murphy