Founded in 2003, Richmond-based Estes Forwarding Worldwide (EFW) is a domestic and international freight forwarder. At EFW, we are always on. Our commitment to personal service has made us a leader in logistic solutions across the globe. With offices across the country, EFW offers a full range of domestic and international solutions—including air, ocean, ground and international transportation—that few competitors can match.
The Apprentice, Experience Program, reports directly to the Director, Corporate Operations. Throughout the duration of the Experience Program, the Apprentice will report daily to the Supervisor or Manager of the relevant department in which they are training. The primary duties of the Apprentice are to learn and successfully pass assessments on each segment of EFW business. The Apprentice may carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: domestic operations, global operations, truckload operations, and sales.
The Experience Program is a three to four month program that is designed to develop future Operations and Sales leaders within EFW. Upon successful completion of the program, the individual will be able to make an immediate impact and contribution in their designated role.
EFW hires for this role usually twice per year only. The next scheduled Experience Program is set to start in June of 2021. Although you may apply and we may interview candidates prior, no one will start employment with EFW in this role prior to June of 2021.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Position functions with supervision and has no direct reports.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of 0-3 years’ work experience preferred. However, a combination of experience and/or education will be taken into consideration.
Periodic travel up to 50% required.
Typically sitting at a desk or table. Intermittently sitting, standing, walking or stooping.