Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Verify and maintain 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.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Integrity * Independence * Concern for Others * Initiative * Self Control * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy. * Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, or shipping orders, to route materials. * Pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter.


Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, Transportation & Warehousing,

Job Family Office and Administrative Support

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