Responsible for ensuring customer orders are packaged and shipped accurately and on-time, by exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance of assigned tasks, by performing the following duties. Responsible for pre-packaging and/or final packaging of customer orders.
Verifies part numbers, quantities, and backorders to accurately process orders using appropriate computer software.
Uses appropriate packaging materials to ensure all products/parts are properly packaged to prevent damage and/or loss.
Verifies packing lists, purchase orders, Bill of Ladings or other documents to determine priorities, accuracies, and shipping methods required to meet shipping schedules and/or customer requirements.
The shipper functions as a liaison between the shipping staff, internal departments, and freight forwarders to ensure on-time delivery of customer orders. Arranges transportation schedules with carriers.
Inspects material handling equipment for defects and notifies proper personnel for maintenance when needed.
Periodically loads/unloads freight and/or packages from delivery/ pickup vehicles.
Perform pickups of finished product or parts for transport to the shipping department.
Maintains an organized layout and safe work environment. Replenishes shipping materials.
Performs related duties as assigned by the Distribution Supervisor or Manager.
Associated topics: agent, broker, brokerage, carrier, freight broker, freight brokerage, freight handler, freight sales, sales, shipper