Freight Job Description

Freight Job Description

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Freight provides freight services to include the operation of a Freight Shipping Point and all administrative and managerial responsibilities associated with the processing of outbound freight shipments, unit moves, and shipping of hazardous and sensitive materials.

Freight Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective freight job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included freight job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform any other duties as
Responsible for dealing with carrier issues or communicating issues to carriers that have arisen at the shipping facility that may delay loading and/or on time delivery
Maintains the quality condition of all products
Monitor new orders as they come in
Organize shipments to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to final point of distribution
Coordinate outgoing shipments with logistics team and update management as necessary of any changes with shipping
Send information to warehouse for shipping purposes
Order documents, certificates, blank templates, and other supplies as needed
Create bills of lading and ensure all bookings are completed prior to deadline
Communicate and coordinate daily with supervisors and management team

Freight Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Freight

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DD, BOL, GDP, R-1, CTPAT

Education for Freight

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the freight job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in Military, Education, Business, General Education, Accounting, Finance, Management, Business/Administration, Technical, Communication

Skills for Freight

Desired skills for freight include:

Addition
Basic math: counting
Products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products
Subtraction
Polices/procedures
Less-than-Truckload industry
Hazardous materials regulations and DOT rules and regulations
Point of Sale software
Maintenance equipment helpful
Availability

Desired experience for freight includes:

Statement reconciliation and ensure carriers are paid on time and not put on stop
Maintain Group e mail inbox
Assist with day to day running of the department
Resolving customer complaints, root cause analysis
Data analysis as and when required
Minuting meetings

Freight Examples

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Freight Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a freight. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for freight
  • Freight Specialist is Full Time, Non-­Exempt 40 hours per week non supervisor position
  • Will work closely with Movement and Freight operation section
  • Will access multiple data bases to monitor, track and verify incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Coordinates with Transportation Service Providers (TSP) on assigning special services, completing final documentation and instruction, and print the final bill of lading
  • May be required daily to assist in customer service
  • Must have a complete understanding of specific rules and regulations as it applies to the shipping military equipment & personal property (inbound and out ­bound)
  • High school diploma required, preferred Associate Degree
  • Pick, pack, label and fill out required paperwork for shipment
  • Verify that orders and paperwork have been completed accurately
  • Maintain a current valid certification for forklift use
Qualifications for freight
  • Liaise with current freight vendors and always be looking out for alternatives to ensure superior service and costs
  • Question current processes to ensure best practice
  • Identify and implement new processes and solutions to achieve targeted cost savings without detriment to customer service
  • Commercial Driver Training preferred
  • State and Federal DOT compliance training
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in freight transportation or warehousing services with growing levels of responsibility preferably in the oil and gas/mining industry
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Freight Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a freight. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for freight
  • May work in other areas or departments as needed or assigned
  • Call in carriers for domestic pickups
  • Obtain freight quotes for domestic pickups
  • Identify new business opportunities, create and execute a contact management plan
  • Develop a unique cold calling program to establish new client relationships
  • Work closely with internal teams such as Client Services, Implementation and other departmental sales specialists to develop strategic account plans
  • Develop a solid understanding of new and existing key account business
Qualifications for freight
  • Experience in a customer service based environment is an asset
  • Fully understand and assess risks, identify trends and opportunities and make recommendations for improving carrier management processes, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of expediting concepts and processes and articulates key terminology in daily work, you are a strong communicator
  • You possess a high attention to detail coupled with the ability to multi-task and recall information
  • Physical ability to handle bulky and heavy stock items, equipment and supplies up to 50 lbs, and be able to walk long distances
  • Ability to perform manual and clerical tasks of some complexity according to a routine and organized procedure, such as PO lookups and delivering in an orderly fashion
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Freight Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of freight. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for freight
  • A minimum of 3 years with International Freight Forwarding experience and at least 3 years of Customs Brokerage/ Transportation/Logistics experience
  • Strong organizational and negotiation skills with the ability to drive change and deliver targeted results
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point.) Salesforce.com experience strongly desired
  • Individually lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, and group lift +50 pounds up to -97 pounds (lifting 2lbs on a constant basis, 10lbs on a frequent basis)
  • Be fluent in French, Dutch and English (other languages are benefit but not essential)
  • Have gained experience in the logistics sector (Freight forwarder, other Courier Company, Airline, Handling Agent )
Qualifications for freight
  • Working knowledge of electronic manifest systems preferred
  • Bachelors degree or the equivalent knowledge acquired in whatever way
  • Understanding of technical specificatioN and International Freight market
  • Knowledge of cement plant equipment.(preferred)
  • Some years of experience in a similar position, with exposure to international working environment
  • Knowledge of the full supply chain process

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