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How to Apply to DSV Learnerships

DSV, a Danish transport and logistics company, has announced a learnership programme for young South Africans interested in finding job opportunities in the transport and logistics industry.


This programme is an excellent opportunity for young job-seekers to learn new skills and position themselves for what could be a very profitable career. They only need to find the drive and determination to succeed.

DSV is the world’s fourth-biggest company in its field. Their services are available in 80 countries. Three friends started the company in 1976, and it grew steadily. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange recognized it in 1987 under the name UNISERV. Today DSV is very experienced in sending just about any item across the globe by air, sea, and rail transport. They have a network of partners globally and maintain a strong focus on the African continent, where they have numerous offices. The company has about 40 000 staff members working for them.

Now South Africans can tap into their expertise and prepare themselves for a career in this lucrative industry with the learnership programme.

The programme offers theoretical and practical components. It stretches over one year. It offers tuition in several different fields in the industry, such as:

  • Information Technology
  • Bookkeeping
  • Freight Handling
  • Project Management
  • Logistics
  • Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Warehousing

The opportunity is open to computer literate South African citizens with a matric certificate who have a good command of both spoken and written English and are experienced MS Office and Outlook users.

They also have to

  • place a high premium on being punctual
  • be able to work accurately alone and in a team
  • be able to grasp concepts quickly.
  • be detail-orientated
  • and have a basic understanding of the products and services offered by logistics services.

Students are responsible for paying their own expenses such as meals, transport, and accommodation cost, but there is a monthly payment for successful candidates.

Candidates interested in applying for the DST Learnerships program must

Visit the DSV website (https://www.dsv.com/en-za/about-dsv/careers) and apply online.  

Once you are on the site, make sure you set the folder to South Africa on the maps section. 

This will make sure that you will see the positions within the South African region.

Check that the programme you want to follow is available and click on it.  

Then follow the rest of the instructions.

Candidates may have to upload documents such as

  • a valid copy of your South African identification document.
  • A valid copy of the results of your matric examination
  • Your recently updated curriculum vitae.