Shipping and Receiving Clerk Jobs

Shipping and Receiving Clerk Overview

Shipping and Receiving Clerks are responsible for the smooth flow of received goods and supplies that a company uses in production. Clerks record all pertinent information for every package received, including tracking information, dimensions and weight. Incorrect or damaged shipments need to be returned by completing the necessary paperwork to verify the issue.

Individuals who hold this position are also responsible for the timely shipment of customer orders. Whether goods are inbound or outbound, a Shipping and Receiving Clerk is required to maintain accurate records of all activity. They often use handheld electronic devices to maintain and update databases regularly. They report defective materials, keep up the work area and equipment, and ensure an adequate supply of shipping materials is available at all times. If the company ships large or bulky items, the added responsibility of operating warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks, dollies and forklifts may be part of the job.

Shipping and Receiving Clerk Education Requirements

A high school diploma or GED is normally required, and good computer skills are a plus that indicates a comfort level with updating databases and using handheld electronic devices. Additionally, because the job often entails moving and lifting packages, being physically fit may be a requirement.

Job Market for Shipping and Receiving Clerks

Employment in this occupation is projected to show little or no change from 2012 to 2022. With the increased use of radiofrequency identification tags, productivity will increase, allowing fewer clerks to do the same amount of work.

Industries with the highest levels of employment of Shipping and Receiving Clerks include the following:

  • Warehousing and storage
  • Employment services
  • Delivery services
  • Online or mail-order houses
  • Department stores

Similar occupations candidates might want to explore are Freight Coordinator, Forklift Operator and General Warehouse jobs.

Salary Expectations for Shipping and Receiving Clerks

The median salary for this occupation is $29,320. The bottom 10 percent of workers earn around $19,360, and the top 10 percent make $45,780 or more.


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Receiving Clerk, Shipping & Receiving Clerk for Receiving Dept – Growing distribution center seeks 3 Receiving Clerks to work at their Santa Fe Springs facility. These are full-time, temp-to-hire positions where you will earn $15 an hour, to start. Plus, lots of overtime is available at $22.50 an hour. Your responsibilities will include: Creating shipping reports via data entry and/or downloads...
Food Manufacturing Co. seeking a detail oriented individual to work as a shipping and receiving clerk, forklift operator and production worker. Duties: · Shipping and receiving goods within our food production facility · Using a forklift to load and unload pallets from flat bed and/or box type trailers. · Shipping small packages via UPS and FedEx. · Organizing and cleaning the facility. · Pi...
Manpower of Shelby Township has a great opportunity for a 1st Shift Shipping and Receiving Clerk in the Roseville area! This is a contract assignment that will go direct for the right individual! Job Details: 1st shift opportunity Hi lo background is required Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments using AS400 software. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include: assem...
Shipping/Receiving/Staging Clerk: · Perform shipping, receiving, and staging duties. · Must report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor. · Support the shipment of goods produced and the received goods and supplies to be used in or to aid in the production/storage of goods destined for sale to our customer base. · Responsible to make arrangements for pick-...
Since 1946, Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. Today, we are proud to offer a temp-hire opportunity for a Shipping/Receiving Clerk position working for one of our customers located in Vancouver, WA Primary Function: Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment....
Hamilton Parker Company is hiring for its Columbus, OH location. We are looking for individuals who can ensure that our mission is known: “We strive to create the single best experience for your home project and design needs.” As a company our goal for every team member: “Provide an environment where they can enjoy coming to work and can transfer this with every customer they encounter.” Shipping...
Company Confidential Dayton, OH, 45404
RECEIVING CLERK A local Manufacturing Company is seeking a highly motivated person for a full time shipping/receiving position. Individual must be detail oriented, have good organizational skills and knowledge of computers. Manufacturing experience preferred. To assist in the flow of products by receiving, kitting and shipping materials. Essential Job Functions Maintain Open PO Report to ensur...
ManpowerGroup is currently seeking a Shipping/Receiving Clerk to help support our client's team in Wichita, KS. This is a temporary assignment that will last approximately 6 months. The pay rate is $12.25/hr. Job Description: • Work in a service center doing primarily data entry and customer service • Customers of the service center will call this person to check on the status of repairs, ask b...
Overview: BMW of Seattle Shipping and Receiving Clerk Shipping and Receiving Clerk – Warehouse Clerk BMW of Seattle continues to grow and we are seeking talented Shipping and Receiving Clerk to join our successful team. BMW of Seattle is one of many Lithia Auto Stores. At Lithia we provide a unique blend of leadership skills with a culture that embodies our core values and the opportunity to ...
SHIPPING/RECEIVING CLERK for pump manufacturer. Warehouse, forklift and computer skills required. Apply Armstrong Pumps Inc., 93 East Avenue, North Tonawanda, NY 14120. No calls....
Company Confidential Hudson, MA, 01749
Job Purpose: Accepts shipments and ships product by unloading, loading, and verifying shipments and maintains production by inventorying and disbursing supplies. Duties: * Receives items by unloading vehicles; accepting deliveries; unpacking containers. * Verifies items received by inspecting condition of items; comparing count/measure of items to purchase order and packing list; noting discre...
Shipping/Receiving Worker - JOB TITLE:Shipping/Receiving Worker CUSTOMER JOB DESC: Please note max bill rate is 25/hour TIME APPROVER: Edison Mercado The Shipping/Receiving Warehouse Attendant, under minimal supervision and according to prescribed procedures, will perform duties related to receiving, warehousing, material transfer, production handling, packing, freight handling and shipping. Inspe...
We have great opportunities available in the Bridgeview, IL area for experienced Shipping And Receiving Clerks /Machine Operators with a Maintenance background. Temporary to Hire opportunity, working Monday through Saturday, 58 hours a week, Double-Time available on Sundays. Extra Over-time available. Terms: Temporary to Hire Pay: $16.40 per hour Shift: 2nd shift only (4pm to 3:3am Monday to Fr...
Shipping and Receiving Clerk - Part Time (20-27 hours per week) Job Duties: - Picking, packing and shipping orders via FEDEX, UPS and USPS - Receive, inspect and stock materials and supplies - Inventory stock Requirements - Excellent hand-eye coordination - Manual dexterity - Measuring in both English and Metric units - High School Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED), or High Schoo...
SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERK AnazaoHealth Corporation Create, Heal, Live® AnazaoHealth Corporation, headquartered in Tampa, Florida is a privately held national specialty pharmacy focusing on patient specific preparations. We work with physicians, healthcare pharmacy managers, drug manufacturers and universities to create new pharmacological approaches using the latest technology. In addition t...
About This Company Total Wound Care Solutions (TWS.NET) provides the wound care, ostomy, and urology supplies that patients need in the home setting. We act as a liaison between healthcare professional and patient to help improve outcomes and manage each patient's personal needs. Established in 1999, TWS has become the leader in the home delivery arena by providing a mutually beneficial service t...
CMH Services is a Crown and Nissan by Unicarriers forklift dealer in South Carolina. We have three locations in South Carolina. Our Duncan, South Carolina facility has an opening for a shipping and receiving clerk. WE ALSO HAVE OPENINGS FOR FORKLIFT TECHNICIANS IN COLUMBIA, GREENVILLE, ROCK HILL AND CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. Position Summary: Complete the timely, accurate and detailed documen...
Qual Tech Labs Inc. is an ISO 17025 accredited Calibration Laboratory. We are currently looking for a person to receive incoming gages from our customers. The ideal candidate Must be detailed oriented and organized, with good customer service skills. Job Requirements 1. Receives items by unloading vehicles; accepting deliveries; unpacking containers. 2. Verifies items received by inspecting co...
For 60 years, Kelly Services has provided outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. Today, we are proud to offer a temporary contract Receiving /Shipping Clerk position for a top company in Rocky Mount, N.C. Job Title: Shipping/Receiving Clerk Location: Rocky Mount, NC Department: Warehouse Length of Assignment: Long Term (with potential to be ex...
ManpowerGroup is currently seeking a Shipping/Receiving Clerk II to help support our client's team in Twinsburg, OH. This is a temporary assignment that will last approximately a year. The pay rate is $9.50/hr. Job Description: • Perform general material handling which may include: inventory accuracy-counting material, component identification and pulling components to be placed at assembly area...

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