A quick overview
Merchant in the Forwarding Industry
Merchants in the forwarding industry plan and organize the transport of goods of all kind using various modes of transportation by sea, road or air. At MSC Germany, we focus on container shipping, which is what we train our apprentices in.
Their general duties are:
- Ensure the capacity of the vessels is used most efficiently
- Acquire freight
- Book cargo hold
- Plan and organize the loading procedure at the port of loading as well as the port of destination.
- Duration: 3 years / 2.5 years optional with relevant school performance.
- Vocational school Düsseldorf: Walter Eucken Berufskolleg, Düsseldorf, part-time course twice a week