Shipping Agent Resume Samples

A Shipping Agent is an agent who deals with shipping transactions at the port of every ship that enters and leaves the dock. While the duties vary based on the requirements, the following are certain core duties identified on the Shipping Agent Resumedetermining the methods of shipping to use and the most efficient routes; discussing various options with clients and helping them in calculating costs; handling multiple shipments and deliveries, keeping recipients apprised of delivery times and delays; preparing bills of lading, and invoice and other shipping documents; recording the products, dimensions, and weights of all cargo; tracing and recovering lost items; and training assistant agents on operations and procedures.

The work environment of the job demands the agents to work in inclement weather conditions, and hence physical stamina and strength are needed. Besides, the individual should have strong monitoring skills, and possess the ability to multitask. While a high school diploma or GED is sufficient to enter this profession, possessing software and database skills are vital.

Shipping Agent Resume example

Shipping Agent Resume

Headline : Shipping Agent with 2 years of experience in Preparing shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determining the most economical and efficient shipping method; selecting appropriate shipping packaging; packing items to ensure safe delivery.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, AS400 Software Program, Peoplesoft Software Program, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Currently worked as a shipping agent at Kinsey's Outdoors warehouse.
    2. Loaded and unloaded trucks that come to our warehouse.
    3. Cross-trained in three departments.
    4. Trained in were replenishment and stocking.
    5. Trained in order processing, where had to transfer what learned with using a scanner and apply it to handpicking orders that needed to be shipped out that day.
    6. Packaged would be sent to the shipping department to be packed and shipped.
    7. Responsible for second shift shipping of online orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Shipping Agent Resume

Objective : To secure a challenging Shipping Agent position that will enable me to utilize my current skills while allowing me to grow and develop and become successful.

Skills : Supervisor, Management, Purchasing, Ordering, Logistics, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Eventually created a position for international sales which was my responsibility including key account customers.
    2. Had multiple daily deadlines for different delivery companies.
    3. Worked with one other staff person to ship more than 75 orders per day.
    4. Managed to open supply requests for customers and generated reports.
    5. Provided excellent customer support and determined the nature of the call and inquiry.
    6. Managed to distribute mail, prepare reports, process forms, tracking shipments and orders, and data input.
    7. Resolved intermediary issues and assisted with necessary research.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Shipping Agent Resume

Objective : Shipping Agent with 5 years of experience Preparing bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against sales orders to ascertain that quantity, destination, and routing are correct.

Skills : Fork Lift, Database, Shipping, Loading & Unloading, Team Lead.

Description :

    1. Built boxes and crated for shipments.
    2. Set up shipment orders and take a pic of everything been ship.
    3. Represented clients before government officials.
    4. Packaged various materials for shipment according to specifications of each item and order.
    5. Handled orders for customers and Filled all orders accurately and to satisfy customers' needs Followed proper order procedure to ensure excellently.
    6. Prepared documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.
    7. Contacted carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Or Equivalent

Shipping Agent Resume

Objective : Seeking a Shipping Agent position in the manufacturing industry to utilize my eleven plus years working as an individual or as part of a diverse team or retail sales.

Skills : Forklift Driver, Loader, Microsoft Word Experience, S.P.C. Training, Retail Sales And Management.

Description :

    1. Received and documented packages with Microsoft Word.
    2. Checked for damaged goods and repacking, labeling, and sending the package to the final destination.
    3. Used Microsoft Word documenting, emailing, printing, and delivery involved.
    4. Recorded shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, damages, and discrepancies for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.
    5. Coordinated handling of freight shipments between long-distance and local carriers - Responsible for communicating with clients, associate offices.
    6. Maintained all shipment records Establishing shipping rates for cargo and any other necessary charges.
    7. Responded to customers' inquiries about the status of shipments and track cargo electronically.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Shipping Agent Resume

Headline : Shipping Agent with 6 years of experience in Receiving and unloading incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may processing return shipments from customers.

Skills : Assessment, Prioritizing, Implementation, Evaluations, Communication, Documentation.

Description :

    1. Contracted by Hewlett Packard to truck all shipments to SFO.
    2. Entered all information of all shipments.
    3. Sealed all trucks to ensure the safety of all shipments.
    4. Used Great customer service.
    5. Advised clients of transportation and payment methods Taking orders from customers and arrange to pick up freight and cargo for delivery to loading.
    6. Conducted cold calls to manufacturing companies offering shipping services.
    7. Provided quotes based on service needed (load size and distance of load).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School In Law

Shipping Agent Resume

Summary : Shipping Agent with 7 years of experience in Sorting, counting, packaging, labeling, insuring, unpacking, and/or logging inventory which is shipped or received, Inspecting shipments for damages or defects; recording discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.

Skills : Management Skills, Coordinating Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Coordinated truck and trailer to move the shipments.
    2. Ensured the receiver was prepared to receive the shipment and unload immediately.
    3. Merchandised handling and sorting Stack and wrap merchandise on skids for loading Breakdown and stack merchandise on commercial truck rigs.
    4. Coordinated multiple ships transporting international goods.
    5. Managed the day to day operations; scheduling docking, customs agents, longshoremen, linesmen, crew change, supply replenishment, and unloading/.
    6. Worked directly with the captains to ensure the proper handling of ship documents and cash exchange.
    7. Improved packaging and shipping process, saving the company cost by reusing existing materials and improving customer satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Shipping Agent Resume

Headline : Responsible for Delivering items to requisitioning departments and obtains authorized signatures for accepted items, Tracing lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiating proof of delivery documents.

Skills : Reach Truck Operator, Forklift Operator, Shipping & Receiving.

Description :

    1. Responsible for booking the vessel in and out of the port and arranging the pilot and tug boat services.
    2. Received ships by preparing documents.
    3. Immigration arranged for harbor transportation to receive ships, handled crew matters, contacted crew chandlers, and communicated with stakeholders of cargo.
    4. Liaisoned with the Master of shore requirements.
    5. Responsible for working with the US Coast Guard for deficiencies t the vessel may have prior to departure.
    6. Ensured the vessel followed all government guidelines while in port.
    7. Coordinated the merchandise shipping schedule, ensuring safe, efficient, and on-time delivery.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Shipping Agent Resume

Summary : Shipping Agent with 8 years of experience in operating dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; may operate shrink-wrap machine; maybe operating company vehicle to deliver shipments; may assisting in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarms.

Skills : Office Administration, Forklift Operator, Shipping & Receiving.

Description :

    1. Examined shipment contents and compare with records and invoices to verify accuracy.
    2. Recorded shipment data, such as weight, charges, and or damages and discrepancies for reporting and recordkeeping purposes.
    3. Prepared documents, bill of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.
    4. Corresponded with customers to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, or nonconformance to specifications.
    5. Packed orders, sealed, labeled postage to prepare materials for shipping.
    6. Fulfilled online orders for consumers, manufacturers, corporations, and retail with various electronics, computer hardware, and software.
    7. Trained new agents to quality check, inspect, and properly package materials for each order.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma In General Studies

Shipping Agent Resume

Headline : As a Shipping Agent, responsible for increasing customer base by the delivery of exceptional customer service, Handling a variety of international and domestics shipping needs, but not limited to all aspects of the customer's needs from initial weighing, rate.

Skills : Supervisory, Budgeting, Operations Management, Customer Service, Inventory.

Description :

    1. Went on board all vessels dockside or via boat launch or helicopter for the entrance/clearance of all ships, barges, tugs, cargo, and passengers with US Custom/USDA/Immigration services and Coast Guard.
    2. Promoted to container terminal manager of France.
    3. Selected for a special project by the manager for global equipment inventory update and disposition.
    4. Routed and monitored all containerized cargo delivery from dock to land via railroad or drayman.
    5. Encountered pressure filled situations in relatively unfamiliar settings.
    6. Constructed and delivered all documentation for vessel entrance and clearance into port.
    7. Frequently boarded vessels at major ports in NY, NJ, CT, and RI for meetings with ship captains and U.S Customs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Shipping Agent Resume

Headline : As a Shipping Agent, responsible for ensuring the safety of yourself and others by following all safety policies and procedures, Performing basic or routine maintenance to ensure that equipment operates safely.

Skills : Writing, Dispatching, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Unloaded, picked, staged, and loaded products for shipping.
    2. Oversaw warehousing and storage practices and housekeeping.
    3. Worked at a rapid pace to meet tight deadlines.
    4. Packed containers and re-packed damaged containers.
    5. Operated pallet jacks safely, with a 0% incident rate.
    6. Followed proper selection procedures as established by the company.
    7. Arranged for payment of duties and taxes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D