Skills Shipper-receiver in the Interlake Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a shipper-receiver in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Shippers and receivers (NOC 14400).

Tasks

  • Determine method of shipment
  • Schedule distribution of goods
  • Schedule transportation conveyances
  • Prepare bills of lading, invoices and other shipping documents
  • Assemble containers and crates
  • Inspect and verify incoming goods against invoices or other documents
  • Maintain internal record-keeping system
  • Record shortages and reject damaged goods
  • Route goods to appropriate storage areas
  • Pack goods to be shipped
  • Unpack goods received
  • Affix identifying information and shipping instructions on shipments
  • Oversee loading and unloading of goods
  • Supervise material handlers and helpers
  • Pay and receive payments for goods

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

Skills

Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Sorting
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Operating Mobile Equipment
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Analyzing Information

Knowledge

Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Clerical
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