Junior/Trainee Freight Forwarder


A successful and well-established Freight Company based in Wicklow now seeks to hire a Trainee / Junior Freight Forwarder. The position will entail training in air, ocean and road freight.

With continued training, the candidate needs to be motivated to succeed and have the drive & enthusiasm for continued learning. You must also be living locally as the client will not consider candidates who require relocation. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Train in all company Systems & processes.  Become an expert within the industry.
  • Work with your mentors within each department to develop an insight knowledge into each service
  • Co-ordinate with each department to learn the processes of freight forwarding
  • Become familiar with the industry, the competitors, the service providers, the customers, their needs & pricing.
  • Liaise with customers, shipping lines, road-freight operators, airfreight operators, hauliers, customs and overseas offices.
  • Complete training plan set out specifically for this role to complete succession for the future!
  • Assist in the administration within each dept.
  • Assisting in the weekly/monthly reporting for all customers
  • Building a career

Minimum Requirements:

  • Recently Completed Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing or a similar field
  • Proven Motivation & Drive to Succeed
  • Good communication skills
  • PC Literate
  • Flexibility / Good at Multi-Tasking / Good with Basic Maths.

Terms:           Full-time permanent

Package:         €24-26,000 starting salary with a review after 6 months

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Wesley Fitzgibbon on 018326330 or wesley@logiskills.ie