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Freight Forwarder

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Freight forwarders arrange the movement of goods across the world for importers and exporters. They decide on which combination of air, rail, road and sea transport provides the most suitable and cost-effective method.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay for trainees is around £13,000  to £18,000 a year, rising to around £25,000 to £29,000 a year. With experience, this can rise to around £45,000 a year.

Conditions

Employment Status UK %

Past Unemployment
Scotland


Year Unemployed

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Getting In

Predicted Employment in Scotland

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British International Freight Association (BIFA)
Tel: 020 8844 2266
Website: http://www.bifa.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/British-International-Freight-Association-BIFA-823213664362745/?ref=page_internal

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)
Tel: 01536 740100
Website: http://www.ciltuk.org.uk
Twitter: @ciltuk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cilt.uk

Institute of Export
Tel: 01733 404400
Website: http://www.export.org.uk/
Twitter: @IOExport
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/instituteofexport

Skills for Logistics
Tel: 01179 278807
E-mail: contact@skillsforlogistics.co.uk
Website: http://www.skillsforlogistics.co.uk/
Twitter: @skill_logistics

Skills for Logistics is a not-for-profit organisation which is committed to providing employers, training providers, individuals, policy makers and key organisations with consultancy, information and advice on skills development, training and sector intelligence.

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