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Careers in Logistics and Freight Forwarding

Careers in Logistics and Freight Forwarding
hello my name is Nikki I'm 17 years old I just went to school and I'm looking for a career yeah well you can have a great career as a

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forwarder part of the team distributing

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around the world for DHL Express New Zealand showing you around will be just Center feed out the DHL National Operations trainer hello hi hi Niki I'm just on time welcome to DHL Express have you ever wondered how we handle

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when they cut when it comes to the country not really but now I want to know it's a very early start and ear plugs are a must as Niki watches the

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coming from Australia and a Boeing 727-200 nicknames the jitter what's happening now see their judgments driving the truck out the Edit tag out there you go and we're going to unload from the belly plane and the plane is all our print I'm going to take it off and bring it back the goal of

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or

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folders really is to facilitate the process for the customer so that people can see the shipment from A to B anywhere in the world and feel confident that we'll get there in one piece on time without any hassle and to love customs clearance and that's what we're about you've seen the plane the

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comes off the plane yeah and what's going to happen as it gets loaded onto here and what it comes in these huge black or sardine cans we call them cans are short and I come and I'll go onto this specially made roller floor so you can see put your...
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foot over that there actually rolls and the whole idea is that this is specially created so that two men can push that can random you TT what Tibbett is doing now is he's scanning this barcode and that will tell everyone in the DHL world that everything in here has just arrived in Auckland so that's how we know where everything is at all times when I first came on board I thought

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for day for two weeks I'll get this vez and it's been four years and I'm still living from learning how to drive a full cost knowing how to unload a plane being aware of all customs regulations so we've got

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coming in we need to know what we can what we can't see in what our dangerous goods and then as well as knowing how to package everything and get it sent out to the right person within the right time next step is for it to get the fruit from here onto this convey about a great trainee as as a person who is willing to ask questions who wants to learn just has a great attitude if you have those and we can do anything eighty percent of

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was cleared for customs before entering the country but it's up to the borders to catch the other 20% which must be held in the bond store until cleared and that takes attention to detail we can't afford to have one shipment go through that shouldn't people of it we can't afford have something which is they just could be from you know travels for our system when it shouldn't because it could harm...
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people when the

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is sorted it ends up with courier driver more each barcode is scanned again to confirm the package has made it to the van and then we just don't lose Govan we get a printout they don't here that's just telling us that we've got am39 pieces inside the men yep and you do the deliveries in order they come out yes I am so as you scan them you're actually scanning them in order so as you scan them that's the order people will come out of so so we'll just go from stop to stop as you've scanned oh within career diving they're really stressful job but I'm a dork just comes down to time management it all comes down to books menu clients and it's a bit of a give-and-take relationship so better suicidal over to them they're more than willing to help me in return it's quite a long day but I'm rewarding day two like I was like you do if she looks good friendships with people and end up becoming itchy nothing socializing on the weekends I've been getting invited out to our company functions so it's a very rewarding job come on delivery man the national certificate and

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train students and customer services correct handling procedures and border control legislation and if it is on job cleaning in your own pace your anytime here is a little bit of homework to do but for the bit hardware it's it's surely achieve of all nicely today

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pick up packages hitting out of the...
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country and deliver them back to the depot they're all entered into the computer to start the process of tracking them to the destinations all watched over by the Quality Control Center this is pretty cool huh here we can actually monitor our operations team process in our

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so they're going to be Lakes scanning it putting it getting it ready for the place putting them in the can and on the plate we monitor everything from as soon as they pick up to scan the barcode so when it's got it in the computer monitors show real-time

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movements earning

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all right Nikki the reason why we need a stick unit Wells because we need to utilize all the space that we have mm-hmm and keep our customers

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safe and demonstrate next time you see a courier and they run he named the DeLorean T and have a thought about all the wreck that took to get it from your friend all the way through to that tree and to your hands I'm done yeah you think you're done first of all it's a bad thing to have column sticks so you've got boxes here just stacked in the tower there's a column bad thing about that is when the we load this onto a plane and the plane takes off we've got a upside upside down box here you might be damaged now sorry we better let the professionals handle it from here Nikki the Jedi has to be loaded quickly so it can make its run to Sydney and be back in six hours Oh Nikki's...
gorgeous and she's really good attitude and she's willing to get in there and push that can and get in there and unload that

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and it's what we've need so Nikki we've got the shipments on those cans the loader they're on the plane ready to fly up until sunset how have you found it I've had a good time yeah it's been really cool what did you like the most I'm probably meeting new people and learning new things about

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distribution and stuff and how you send everything off and it's pretty cool I love the fact that we help connect people and we do it fast and we're brilliant in what we do the

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industry offers three certificates and

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administration international

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and as a career driver there are no specific entry requirements but useful school subjects include English maths computer studies and languages the

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industry is rapidly expanding in there are many career prospects additional training can lead to supervisory and managerial positions contact trans qual IT o for more information