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Trainee Freight Forwarder


Job Req Number:  31211
Time Type: Full Time

To meet and exceed customers’ requirements for the safe and efficient transport of their cargo from A to B, effectively and in accordance with company quality procedures and statutory requirements. Maintain total operational control to ensure SLA / SOP's are adhered to.


•    Pro Active communication with Customer / Internal Customer Service Teams. Liaise with DSV offices / agents in Ireland and overseas. 
•    Book and engage Hauliers for international transport requirements. 
•    Negotiating rates as and when required. Book trailers / drivers with shipping lines through various online platforms. 
•    Preparation of documentation associated with all aspects of the transport function. 
•    Perform general administration duties, including invoicing, filing, queries, claims and cost checks in accordance with departmental requirements. 
•    Maintain regular visibility of all transports under your control. 
•    Be pro-active in managing and dealing with problems and day to day queries.
•    Ensure revenue / profit guidelines are met in accordance with budgetary requirements. 
•    Be proficient and accurate issuing quotations.


•    Excellent problem solving, planning & organising skills. 
•    Excellent communication/telephone skills. Strong administrative and customer service skills. 
•    Ability to work under pressure using own initiative. 
•    Proficient in Microsoft Excel/Word


•    A role in a successful, dynamic company 
•    Be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues 
•    Competitive salary 
•    Great future career prospects for advancement
•    A professional working environment 


Do you want to be part of something 55,000 times bigger than you?

That’s how many colleagues you’ll have on a journey towards connecting the world and making your mark.
We believe that people are able to achieve their potential if they take ownership of their own career. That’s why we’ll give you every opportunity to do just that.

People are at the core of who we are - the drive, talent and devotion they bring to the table every day are what make DSV the exciting place it is. It’s a dynamic and fast-moving environment with rapid decisions at every level – where ambition meets teamwork in an effort to face challenges, succeed, move forward and make a difference. We care about your opportunity to influence the path of your career, whether you want to advance locally or look for adventures abroad. With a massive global reach and offices in more than 80 countries, the opportunities are plenty.
If you have the right drive, the right talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore the reach of your potential.

We are freight forwarders, salespeople, accountants, forklift drivers, IT engineers, specialists and countless others – and we all made the choice to forward our careers.
Join us and forward your career at DSV.

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 56,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

Read more at www.dsv.com