Cargo Executive jobs in Kolkata - Avijit Mukherjee

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  • 2019-04-05

Job Description

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.

Job Duties and Tasks for: Cargo and Freight Agent

1) Check import/export documentation to determine cargo contents, and classify goods into different fee or tariff groups, using a tariff coding system.

2) Contact vendors and/or claims adjustment departments in order to resolve problems with shipments, or contact service depots to arrange for repairs.

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

4) Direct delivery trucks to shipping doors or designated marshalling areas, and help load and unload goods safely.

5) Direct or participate in cargo loading in order to ensure completeness of load and even distribution of weight.

6) Enter shipping information into a computer by hand or by using a hand-held scanner that reads bar codes on goods.

7) Estimate freight or postal rates, and record shipment costs and weights.

8) Inspect and count items received and check them against invoices or other documents, recording shortages and rejecting damaged goods.

9) Keep records of all goods shipped, received, and stored.

10) Negotiate and arrange transport of goods with shipping or freight companies.

11) Notify consignees, passengers, or customers of the arrival of freight or baggage, and arrange for delivery.

12) Retrieve stored items and trace lost shipments as necessary.

13) Route received goods to first available flight or to appropriate storage areas or departments, using forklifts, handtrucks, or other equipment.

14) Assemble containers and crates used to transport items such as machines or vehicles.

5) Attach address labels, identification codes, and shipping instructions to containers.

Key Skills

Industry

Aviation/Airline/Aerospace

Functional Area

Hotel / Travel / Airlines

Number of Vacancy

21

Education

Higher Secondary

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