Freight and delivery

Delivery Driver Job Description

July 19, 2010

Delivery drivers drive different kinds of vehicles to deliver various kinds of products such as food, appliances, mail, documents and packages. Nature of Work The particular duties of delivery drivers depend on the industries where they work, the policies implemented by their employers and if their job includes sales work. They are required to observe […]

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Conveyor Operators Job Description

June 22, 2010

The Conveyor Operator controls or tends conveyors systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. The Conveyor Operator may control speed and routing or materials or products. Duties: The Conveyor Operator positions deflector’s bars, gates, chutes, or spouts to divert flow of materials from one conveyor onto another […]

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Shipping Clerk Job Description

June 18, 2010

The Shipping Clerk verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments. They must prepare items for shipment as part of their job function. Tasks: The Shipping Clerk examines contents and compares with records, such as manifests, invoices or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipments. The Shipping Clerk prepares documents, such as […]

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Motor Vehicle Operator Job Description

June 17, 2010

The Motor Vehicle Operator directly supervises and coordinates activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers. Duties: The Motor Vehicle Operator enforces safety rules and regulations while doing his job function. The Motor Vehicle Operator plans work assignments and equipment allocations to meet transportation, or production goals. The Motor Vehicle Operator confers […]

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Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Job Description

June 10, 2010

The Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators job function is to operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. Duties: The Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators inspect product load for accuracy, and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and […]

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Light or Delivery Truck Drivers Job Description

June 3, 2010

The Delivery Truck Driver usually drives a truck or van with a capacity of less than 26,000 GVW, primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages within a specified area. Their job function may include the loading and unloading of their truck. Tasks for Light or Delivery Truck Drivers The Delivery Truck […]

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Loaders Job Description

April 20, 2010

A Loader loads and unloads chemicals and bulk solids, such as coal, sand, and grain into or from tank cars, trucks, or ships using material moving equipment. The Loader performs a variety of tasks relating to shipment of products. Tasks performed by a Loader The Loader verifies tank car, barge, or truck load numbers to […]

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Cargo Agent Job Description

April 1, 2010

A Cargo Agent job function is to expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments. Primary objects for Cargo Agents: The Cargo Agent is concerned with making sure that the cargo is expedited properly either by airline, train, or trucking. The next concern of a Cargo Agent is to make sure […]

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Truck Driver Job Description

February 24, 2010

A professional Truck Driver usually drives a truck that has a capacity of 3 tons or more to enable them to transport and deliver materials, or damaged vehicles. Primary Objectives: The Professional Truck Driver has to have a special license (CDL) in order to haul larger loads. Most Professional Truck Drivers go to truck driving […]

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Cargo and Freight Agents Job Description

February 24, 2010

The function of a Cargo or Freight Agent is to arrange and track incoming or outgoing shipments. The Cargo or Freight Agent usually is involved in the coordination of shipments via air, rail, road and sea. Primary Objectives: The Cargo and Freight Agent normally makes sure that all incoming and outgoing shipments are properly noted […]

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