Summary Shipper-receiver in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "shipper-receiver" was moved from the group Shippers and receivers (NOC 1521) to the group Shippers and receivers (NOC 14400).
Find key facts and figures about working as a shipper-receiver. The following information is applicable to all Shippers and receivers (NOC 14400).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Shippers and receivers ship, receive and record the movement of parts, supplies, materials, equipment and stock to and from an establishment. They are employed in the public sector and by retail and wholesale establishments, manufacturing companies, and other commercial and industrial establishments.
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High school or specific training
This occupation usually requires a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training.
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The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Determine method of shipment
- Schedule distribution of goods
- Schedule transportation conveyances
- Prepare bills of lading, invoices and other shipping documents
- Assemble containers and crates
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