Despatching and Receiving Clerk

Despatching and Receiving Clerks verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing goods in warehouse or distribution centres and prepare goods for despatch.

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    Overview

    Despatching and Receiving Clerks verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing goods in warehouse or distribution centres and prepare goods for despatch.

    Day-to-day

    • identifies items and containers of incoming and outgoing shipments and verifies them against consignment records
    • ensures outgoing shipments are in good condition and meet specifications
    • arranges internal distribution of goods received
    • organises the dispatch of goods with completed documentation
    • maintains prescribed records of goods received and dispatched
    • examines shipping documents and verifies cargo to be released
    • records customs clearance requirements and authorises collection of cargo
    • calculates storage and clearance charges and bills customers
    • receives details of outgoing cargo, and arranges bookings of freight space and collection of goods from customers
    • provides information to customers on custom tariffs, tariff classifications and concessions, and methods of clearing goods.

    To become a Despatching and Receiving Clerk

    • You can work as a Despatching and Receiving Clerk without formal qualifications, however, a certificate III or IV in logistics or warehousing operations may be useful.

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