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Marine Cargo and Freight Agents


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Marine Cargo and Freight Agents


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.

Other titles in this work field include:

  • booking clerk
  • cargo router
  • container coordinator
  • freight booker
  • freight forwarder
  • freight receiver
  • freight representative
  • freight router
  • head shipper
  • logistics clerk
  • logistics technician
  • ramp service agent
  • route agent
  • route clerk
  • shipper receiver
  • shipping agent
  • shipping coordinator
  • shipping processor
  • transportation agent
  • transportation clerk



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