Apprentice Planner

Interested in understanding how haulage is transported? Excited for a new challenge? Looking for a company that values the development of their employees? Look no further, DFDS are currently recruiting for a Transport Planner Apprentice to join the team in Immingham.   

Working Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm, you will be trained on all aspects of this role which includes (but is not limited to) using DFDS systems efficiently to collate data. You will also control the day to day running of vehicles, whilst understanding where your fleet will be on a daily basis. It is imperative that customers are kept up-to-date with any issues that may arise, therefore you may need to communicate this to them via email or phone whilst assisting hauliers/drivers to fix the situation. You must be able to complete basic administration duties, to be successful in this role.

DFDS are looking for a motivated individual who is eager to learn more about our industry. The successful applicant will be flexible and adaptable to change, whilst able to work under pressure.

Now about what we can give you.  You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Life assurance cover
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips
  • Full employee assistance programme including:
  • Proactive financial, emotional, mental, and physical health care support including face to face counselling, fast 24/7 access to a GP, a second medical opinion and legal support for colleagues and their family
  • Huge range of retail discounts from high street and online retailers
  • Cashback on health care including dental, optical, physiotherapy, prescriptions, specialist consultations and much more
  • Access to Thrive, our award-winning Wellbeing platform
  • Access to mental health first aid and opportunity to join support webinars with a focus on all areas of positive wellbeing

Who We Are…? DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.9bn. To over 8,400 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 10,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across more than 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.  In the UK, DFDS prides itself on having signed the Armed Forces Covenant and membership of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network.

Interested? Apply now! If you’re looking for a varied role and have a desire to work in one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, please send us across your CV!





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