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European Planner Trainee

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Logistics
  • Contact: Claire French
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03303 352510
  • Job Ref: SF54868
Excellent new opportunity presents for a trainee in the European Overland/ transport department of this busy freight forwarding business in Basildon. This successful company are held in high regard at local level - enjoying an enviable reputation amongst local competitors - as well as being highly respected internationally - renowned for their excellent service levels / capability, and very low staff turnover.

A solid team of 30 existing staff will welcome a new and eager operator with existing and proven skill in exporting various commodities and cargo to and from global destinations.The fortunate new trainee will work adapt quickly to the demands of a busy transport department - and your day to day will involve:
  • General administrative support
  • Raising invoices
  • Supplying proof of delivery documents
  • General filing
  • Customer service - speaking daily to customers
  • Advising of arrival times/ collections/ deliveries and vehicle details
  • Loading booking details to internal database

Over time you will learn the more intricate elements of handling customers cargo from and to its destination - organising onward haulage with the companies partners & suppliers as well as managing the process from start to finish.

Working with a team who insist on helping each other handle volumes, and ensuring that no employee is unsupported, a team player attitude is of absolutely key. If you are looking to carve a career in the logistics sector - this is an excellent opportunity to put a willing attitude, reliable character and some basic admin skills to good use. You will be a great communicator - with a likeable and open personality.

Send your CV in the first instance to Claire French at Select: Specialist Logistics Recruitment for Essex