Job Title: Logistics Apprentice
Company: Southgate Distribution Ltd
Job Type: Full-time, Apprenticeship
About Southgate Distribution Ltd:
Southgate Distribution Ltd is a leading logistics and supply chain provider, specializing in groupage supply chain logistics, celebrating 30 years in Business this year. As a well-established and reputable company, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service while ensuring efficient and timely movement of goods. As we continue to grow, we are offering an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our team as a Logistics Apprentice.
As a Logistics Apprentice, you will work closely with our experienced logistics professionals to learn and develop the necessary skills to thrive in the industry. This apprenticeship program is designed to provide you with comprehensive training and hands-on experience across various aspects of our logistics operations.
- Assist in coordinating and monitoring the transportation and delivery of goods to ensure smooth and timely operations.
- Learn to analyse and optimize logistical processes to enhance efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
- Collaborate with internal teams, including warehouse, procurement, ferry booking for hauliers and customer service, to ensure seamless communication and coordination.
- Gain knowledge of customs regulations, import/export procedures, and documentation requirements.
- Assist in monitoring and assessing suppliers and service providers’ performance to maintain high-quality standards.
- Develop a solid understanding of transportation modes, routing, and logistics software systems.
- Support the team in resolving any logistical issues or challenges that arise.
- Embrace a proactive approach to learning and participate in training courses as required.
- Leaving certificate or equivalent.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills is a must.
- Good organizational and time management abilities.
- A proactive attitude with a willingness to learn and take on new challenges, along with flexibility to work in different areas of the organisation.
- Proficient in basic computer skills, including MS Office Suite.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in work tasks.
- Comprehensive training and mentorship from industry professionals.
- Valuable hands-on experience in a dynamic and growing company.
- Opportunity for career growth and development within the logistics field.
- Competitive compensation and benefits package.
How to Apply:
If you have a passion for logistics and are ready to kick-start your career in this exciting industry, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume/CV and a cover letter outlining your interest, relevant skills, and why you believe you would be an asset to our team. Applications can be sent to
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Southgate Distribution Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate and encourage diversity in the workplace.