Job Title:            Trainee Freight Forwarder (Full Training Provided)
Location:            Avonmouth, BS11 8DT
Job Type:            Full Time, Permanent

Hours:                 37.5 hours per week.
Salary:                 on application

Would you like to join a Freight Forwarding business who are forward thinking?
Would you like to develop yourself as a Freight professional?
Look no further……..

Davies Turner is one of the largest independent Freight & Logistics companies in the UK. Family run and owned since 1870 and a Top Track 250 Company as awarded by The Sunday Times.
We are looking for someone to join our fast growing freight team here in Bristol. From this hub we offer a wide range of services: Ocean, Road, Rail, Air and Customs as well as E-fulfilment and warehousing services from our other two facilities in the area. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start a career in the freight industry.
As a market leader we have a great track record of training and supporting individuals as they set out in the freight industry. This varied role will have you working closely with our clients, overseas partners and internal teams as you manage all aspects of moving freight around the globe.

No specific experience is necessary, full training will be given.

Trainee Freight Forwarder – You:

- Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal.

- Excellent attention to detail
- GCSE in maths and English (4/C or above)
- Strong computer skills
- Interested in logistics/movement of freight
- Keen to work in a fast paced office environment

Benefits for this position include:

20 days increasing to 25 days + Bank Holidays
Life Cover
Profit Related Bonus
Defined contribution pension scheme
Discounted store/shopping benefit scheme
Private Healthcare
Car Parking
Employee Assistance Programme
Industry recognised training
We believe this role offers a good opportunity for someone looking to start his or her career in the freight industry.
To apply for this role, please submit your CV now.

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