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43-5011.00 - Cargo and Freight Agents

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Determine method of shipment and prepare bills of lading, invoices, and other shipping documents.

43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • 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 Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Determine shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped.
  • Compare shipping routes or methods to determine which have the least environmental impact.
43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers
  • Plan and follow the most efficient routes for delivering goods.
41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons
  • Manage shipments by researching shipping methods or costs and tracking packages.
43-9051.00 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
  • Determine manner in which mail is to be sent, and prepare it for delivery to mailing facilities.