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Hawthorn Logistics seeks Logistics Apprentice

Dublin-based freight forwarding company accepting applications for apprenticeship role.

Hawthorn Logistics seeks Logistics Apprentice

Logistics Associate Apprenticeship Opportunity:

Hawthorn Logistics is an Irish owned, independent, full-service logistics company offering its clients a professional and cost-effective means of moving their goods and products from anywhere in the world to anywhere in the world.

Operating from a 35,000 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility in Northwest Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 15, the company works across all modes: air, courier, sea, road, and warehousing including pick/pack, fulfillment, returns management, etc.

Hawthorn Logistics prides itself on delivering top-class customer satisfaction through our core philosophy of providing simple solutions in what has become a very complex world and has gained an industry-wide reputation as ‘best in class’ for the quality of their in-house training and development programmes.


The company is now looking to recruit a Logistics Apprentice to join their growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to get a thorough grounding in the industry through on-the-job training in a busy working environment four days a week, whilst attending TU Dublin one day a week for classroom training.

Hawthorn Logistics' philosophy is to produce multi-modal staff who are comfortable with all types of shipment, including being fully trained in customs clearance, by the time the apprenticeship has been completed.

Job Specification:

-          Day to day Export and Import Operations across Air Sea, Courier, Road shipments

-          Liaison and developing good relationships with our suppliers, customers, and international partners

-          Creation of Jobs using our Logistics software package including the completion of accounting procedures

-          Booking collections and deliveries via third party transport providers

-          Providing timely and accurate quotations to our current and potential customers and partners

-          Customs formalities for both Exports and Imports

Job Requirements:

-          Natural customer service mindset with a passion to delight the customer

-          Team player who is a self-starter with the ability and confidence to work on their initiative

-          Proficiency in MS Outlook and MS Office

-          Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm with day release to TU Dublin

Please send your CV together with an accompanying letter to info@hawthornlogistics.ie

Hawthorn Logistics has vast experience of working in all modes of transport and extensive international experience of working in various countries across the globe and provide an excellent learning and development environment for candidates looking to develop a career within the freight forwarding and Logistics.

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