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Manage shipments by researching shipping methods or costs and tracking packages.

43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • Calculate weight, volume, or cost of goods to be moved.
  • Select shipment routes, based on nature of goods shipped, transit times, or security needs.
  • Arrange delivery or storage of goods at destinations.
  • Determine efficient and cost-effective methods of moving goods from one location to another.
  • Arrange for special transport of sensitive cargoes, such as livestock, food, or medical supplies.
  • Analyze shipping routes to determine how to minimize environmental impact.
  • Arrange for transport, using a variety of modes, such as rail, short sea shipping, air, or roadways, to minimize carbon emissions or other environmental impacts.
  • Review the environmental records of freight carriers to inform shipping decisions.
43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Green Occupation
  • Determine shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped.
  • Compute amounts, such as space available, shipping, storage, or demurrage charges, using computer or price list.
  • Compare shipping routes or methods to determine which have the least environmental impact.
43-5011.00 Cargo and Freight Agents Bright Outlook
  • Determine method of shipment and prepare bills of lading, invoices, and other shipping documents.
  • Estimate freight or postal rates and record shipment costs and weights.
43-3021.02 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks Bright Outlook
  • Compute credit terms, discounts, shipment charges, or rates for goods or services to complete billing documents.
43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers
  • Plan and follow the most efficient routes for delivering goods.

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