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"Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerk"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerk"

1) Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment.

2) Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.

 

3) Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.

4) Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.

5) Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.

 

6) Confer and correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications.

7) Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.

8) Deliver or route materials to departments, using work devices, such as handtruck, conveyor, or sorting bins.

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Job Description for "Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerk" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerk"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-R-E        SOC:  43-5071.00


 

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