Cargo Agent Resume Samples

Cargo agents are normally hired by the transportation sectors for assisting in cargo operations. The most common roles and responsibilities listed on successful resumes include – identifying client transportation needs, suggesting the best suitable transportation options, explaining the procedures and policies involved in it, helping in documentation processes, quoting best prices, guiding clients on banking and insurance matters; updating computer database and executing all other work as assigned.

The candidates applying for this post should highlight in the job application form, skills, and qualifications such as – strong networking skills, logistics expertise, fast thinking, multitasking abilities, computer competencies, good knowledge of insurance and pricing concepts and problem-solving orientation. A well-drafted Cargo Agent Resume should mention a high school diploma with sufficient experience in the similar area.

Cargo Agent Resume

Objective : Over 10 years of warehouse experience in various departments. Extensive knowledge in the shipping and receiving departments, along with some experience in inventory control. Forklift certified with the ability to operate various types of forklifts. Experience with the RF scanner and voice enabled picking software.

Skills : Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Lead, mentor, and train personnel while serving as a role model for other staff, resulting in three staff receiving Employee of the Month awards.
    2. Complete mandatory online and field-based safety and accident prevention training.
    3. Utilize computer skills to send and receive email messages, record staff time and attendance, and track monthly performance reviews for staff.
    4. Employ safety procedures while ensuring the accountability and operational availability of six pieces of equipment.
    5. Shovel snow during the winter months as part of a vehicle support team for the surrounding community.
    6. Oversee the transfer of cargo and passengers to and from water, land, and air transports by manual and mechanical methods.
    7. Serve as cargo handler and checker tasked with loading, unloading, inspecting, and tallying cargo, ensuring a 100% completion rate on all assignments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Logistics


Jr. Cargo Agent Resume

Objective : Fast paced, highly motivating position where can assist others while challenging and expanding knowledge and understanding of the task at hand.

Skills : Good With Working With Customers.

Description :

    1. Offload and load ULD cans and freight into and out of trailers using a forklift then place them onto a scale to weigh them.
    2. Input the information into the airwaybill for the freight's weight and size to be input into the aircraft's weight system.
    3. Then scan and sort postal mail into carts and ULD cans and send them off to the ramp agents or load them onto a trailer.
    4. Receive payments from customers, input them into the computer.Auditing for every airline and keeping customers happy.
    5. Handle and put the proper protection around it to protect it from any damages.
    6. Set a goal in the morning to get all of the mail scanned and sent out before the time it has to be sent out and not to make any mistakes.
    7. Implemented the design and information for computer access cards with an emphasis on safeguarding of confidential information of customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Cargo Agent Resume

Summary : Excellent customer service background. Always worked in the food industry at jobs that's how achieved excellent customer service skills. Interested in learning a different field of work like airlines, receptionist positions, office positions.

Skills : Inventory Management, Administration.

Description :

    1. Include providing outstanding customer service to each and every customer that arrives to counter.
    2. Accurate charge codes produced for all types of cargo to be in transport.
    3. Load planning consists of abiding by cargo manuals when configuring weight and balance upon the aircraft.
    4. Operation on a forklift is also required when maneuvering freight to be built on a unit load device that helps in the transportation of cargo.
    5. Include progression within the job with different tasks being assigned to me.
    6. The accountability of all types of shipment and cargo in cargo data management.
    7. Operating the forklift also takes skill when maneuvering freight to be built on a position.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
AAS

Cargo Agent III Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a rewarding and challenging position with a growth-oriented company that promotes a team environment and reaching the highest possible standard, while bringing strong customer service skill to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Skills : Very hard worker, Reliable Sociable and good.

Description :

    1. Negotiate and arrange transport of goods with freight companies.
    2. Notify consignees, passengers, or customers of the arrival of freight or baggage, and arrange for delivery.
    3. Prepare manifests showing baggage, mail, and freight weights, and a number of passengers on airplanes, and transmit data to destinations.
    4. Determine method of shipment, and prepare bills of lading, invoices, and other shipping documents.
    5. Check import/export documentation to determine cargo contents, and classify goods into different fee or tariff groups, using a tariff coding system.
    6. Estimate freight or postal rates, and record shipment costs and weights.
    7. Enter shipping information into a computer by hand or by using a hand-held scanner that reads bar codes on goods.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Cargo Agent II Resume

Summary : Cargo Agent position within an organization that can fully utilize skills to achieve their business needs and objectives.

Skills : Languages: Arabic Dinka English.

Description :

    1. Loads the trailer for safe transit and ensures the driver signs all required paperwork
    2. In the cargo division, there are four main functions, processing outbound freight, inbound freight, customer pick up, and ramp driving.
    3. Operate forklifts and other mechanized cargo equipment in order to load, unload, and tow cargo and freight.
    4. Book and assign freight to designated flights by inputting data into the computerized tracking and monitoring system.
    5. Adhere to required security procedures and hazardous material handling requirements.
    6. Perform routine cleaning and upkeep functions to ensure a safe work area at all times.
    7. Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with passengers, co-workers, shift coordinators, supervisors, managers, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Cargo Agent I Resume

Summary : Professionals who work with transportation and distribution companies to handle shipments that are sent in and out by and to another country.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Cherry Picker, Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Responsible for picking up freight from various airlines using electric or propane tug vehicle.
    2. Must ascertain that all proper documentation had been completed.
    3. Freight must be locked down by either strapping or by shrink wrap to ensure no loss of merchandise.
    4. Unload and load trucks using a sit-down forklift or by manual labor.
    5. Read manifest to ensure proper break down of ULD pallet (metal skid) to corresponding pallets depending on the destination while in a fast-paced environment.
    6. Tested for and passed the knowledge of laws and regulations in order to obtain an LAX badge with privileged driving/customs seal.
    7. Practice safety policies on designated taxiways being aware of surroundings due to the high volume of aircraft.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
General Studies

Associate Cargo Agent Resume

Headline : Responsible cargo instructor proficient in keeping track of employees training records and being compliant to FAA, TSA, and company policy. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Three years in cargo for two company's and one year as a trainer.

Skills : Research, Autocad, Word, Excel, Event Planning, Customer Service, Operations Management, Sales.

Description :

    1. Estimate freights and record shipment costs and weights.
    2. Enter shipping information into a computer by hand.
    3. Check import or export documentation to determine cargo contents and use a tariff coding system to classify goods according to fee or tariff group.
    4. Prepare manifests showing numbers of freight weights, transmitting data to destinations.
    5. Advise clients on transportation and payment methods.
    6. Notify consignees, customers of freight arrival and arrange for delivery.
    7. Route received goods to the first available flight or to appropriate storage areas or departments, using forklifts, hand trucks, or other equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Asst. Cargo Agent Resume

Headline : Excellent customer service background. Worked in the food industry at jobs that's how achieved excellent customer service skills. Interested in learning a different field of work like airlines, receptionist positions, office positions. Fast learner and willing to learn new skills while experiencing a new field.

Skills : Abilities Very Hard Worker Reliable Sociable And Good.

Description :

    1. Advise clients on transportation and payment methods.
    2. Notify consignees, passengers, or customers of freight or baggage arrival and arrange for delivery.
    3. Determine method of shipment and prepare bills of lading, invoices, and other shipping documents.
    4. Estimate freight or postal rates and record shipment costs and weights.
    5. Keep records of all goods shipped, received, and stored.
    6. Enter shipping information into a computer by hand or by a hand-held scanner that reads bar codes on goods.
    7. Check import or export documentation to determine cargo contents and use a tariff coding system to classify goods according to fee or tariff group.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies

Lead Cargo Agent Resume

Summary : A highly personable and sociable team member, benifiting from experience with in the competitive Airline, Hospitality and Customer service industry that has required the ability to think on an one's feet, high degree of numeracy and problem solving abilities, multicultural approach to dealing with complaints and inquiries from diverse range of people.

Skills : Microsoft office, Word, Excel.

Description :

    1. Routes inbound and outbound airfreight shipments to their destinations.
    2. Loads and unloads the cargo containers onto and off jet when serving on Top Deck Crew.
    3. Prepares manifest to accompany shipments Airport Ramp Agent Complied with all safety procedures and Station Policies.
    4. Assigned for courteous, prompt, accurate and careful handling of customer baggage, airfreight.
    5. Serviced aircraft as needed for aircraft lavatories, portable water, de-icing and commissary items.
    6. Assisted in ramp set-up and storage of equipment and baggage.
    7. Team Lead Prepared staffing schedule to ensure Agents were strategically utilized.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Air Cargo Agent Resume

Summary : To work with an organization where can continuously learn in the pursuit of achieving function at excellence, thus getting maximum job satisfaction and optimum career growth. Competent, punctual, motivated and dedicated individual.

Skills : Outstanding customer service skills; diplomatic.

Description :

    1. Operate vehicles to convey ULD dollies and baggage carts to and from aircraft terminal.
    2. Break down cargo from flights and trucks notating cargo storage location on break down paperwork.
    3. Examine all cargo handled for damage or evidence of pilferage and reporting to station management.
    4. Verify piece counts, weights, cargo condition and security protocols for all accepted.
    5. Complete warehouse cargo documents as required.
    6. Perform preventive maintenance (PMs) on forklifts and vehicles.
    7. Follows direction regarding delivery to airlines and/or delivery routes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Cargo Agent/Technician Resume

Objective : To obtain an entry level or an experience position within an established company where able to utilize skills, abilities, and experience to contribute to a mutual growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for acceptance and handling of all cargo.
    2. Maintain the required safety and quality standards as well as comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and company policies.
    3. Booking and assigning freight to a flight by inputting data into the computer.
    4. Adhere to required security procedures and hazardous material handling requirements.
    5. Maintain a clean, safe work area at all times.
    6. Make sure paperwork related to the correct Comply with Airserv Standard Operating Procedures and Policies.
    7. Receives counter orders from customers and arranges for pickup of freight and delivery to the loading platform.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Cargo Agent Resume

Summary : Cargo Agent who maintains a high level of professionalism, patience and efficiency to minimize customer dissatisfaction and increase customer loyalty and to obtain a job in a progressive business.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Emptied all trash cans and replaced liners.Traveled to and from work sites in a timely manner.
    2. Removed breakfast and lunch garbage after each meal period.Cleaned and maintained bathrooms and showers and swept and mopped floors.
    3. Gathered and emptied trash and recycling bins.Scraped gum off of hard surfaces and carpet.
    4. Cleaned public restrooms, including scrubbing sinks, toilets, countertops, and mirrors.
    5. Maintained all janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.
    6. Using the computer to load aircraft keeping the aircraft within the proper restrictions.
    7. Ensuring that all outbound freight goes out on time so that it may reach its destination on time.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
GED