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.

1000+ Shipping and Receiving Clerk jobs found on Monster.

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Inventory Clerk, Shipping & Receiving Clerk, Inventory Control – Large distribution warehouse seeks 2 Inventory Control Clerks with RF scanning experience to work in their Shipping & Receiving department at their Cerritos, CA facility. You will be conducting cycle counts, verifying merchandise numbers at store locations are correct in the system and performing reconciliations. These are full-time...
CCG is comprised of industry leading organizations dedicated to providing superior products & services to our domestic & international customers. F/T Avail positions include: Shipping Clerks Receiving/ Data Clerks Product Handlers IT Support Technician Marketing Coordinator Send resumes for consideration to *****...
Working with team members and employees across all divisions on a daily basis to keep inbound and outbound deliveries and shipments moving within any and all time constraints. Calibration on a daily basis with researchers and the pilot plant staff to meet the needs of the QTG teams and department project goals. Focusing on accurate processing of all related Warehousing billing and department charg...
Mingus Union High School is seeking to hire for the position of Shipping and Receiving Office Clerk. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. No experience required. Must be able to communicate well with others and perform a variety of tasks including lifting/kneeling/stooping/standing and walking. Interested applicants can apply online at or contact Brandi Bateman...
Requisition ID: 10181 Title: Shipping/Receiving Clerk Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) Location: AMI East- AMI- Ave Maria, FL (US05) This is a second-shift position (3:00 p.m.- 11:30 p.m., Mon.- Fri.) that will be located the Arthrex manufacturing facility in Ave Maria, FL. Main Objective: To maintain shipping/receiving records, prepare parts/components for shipment to outside ...
Purposes: Package and ship audiovisual equipment to locations throughout the world. Receive shipments and deliver items to inventory. Generate shipping documents, customs forms, and coordinate with shipping companies. Maintain a tidy and organized work area. Regularly lift up to 40 pounds or more and move equipment and boxes. Assist with assembly and simple configuration of AV related equipment u...
We are a rapidly growing rifle manufacturer, with an immediate opening for an entry level shipping and receiving clerk who has experience working in a manufacturing setting. Duties: Receives a large volume of packages, Pulls orders, Tags orders. Pulls orders off shelves from packing slips generated by sales staff. Packs pulled items into boxes with packing material, and affixes shipping labels...
Awarded the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award as one of the fastest growing companies in North America in 2010! Awarded by Deloitte Touche, Lannett is the fast-forward leader in the manufacture of generic pharmaceuticals as well as being a one-stop, blend to bottle manufacturer. We are seeking a talented and highly self- motivated professional to join our team as a Shipping and Receiving Clerk I...
NOW HIRING Part-time, for a Shipping/Receiving Clerk! Are you located in the South Charlotte, NC area? Do you have prior Shipping/Receiving Clerk experience with a great attention to detail and a solid Microsoft Outlook background? If so we have the right opportunity for YOU! Shift: M-F, 1PM - 5PM Job Responsibilities Forklift Certified (Preferred) Receiving/Shipping experience Pull orders I...
C&Y Global Inc. is one of the fastest growing recycling companies with warehouses in Houston, Dallas, San Francisco, and Chicago. From the establishment in 2004, our revenue has increased steadily. We are looking for high potential candidates who can grow with us. Position: Shipping & receiving staff Location: Newark, CA 94560 Responsibilities: 1. Receiving • Verifies items received by compar...
Responsible for handling the movement process for beverage machines, including staging equipment and loading onto trucks, notifying division of shortages/overages and processing serial numbers and warranties. Also receives new equipment and ensures proper asset handling.. . COORDINATE DOCK, PROCESS PAPERWORK DAILY, RECEIVING INCOMING SHIPMENTS INTO SYSTEM,PROCESS PAPERWORK FOR OUTGOING SHIPMEN...
About Us Everlast Logistics is a full-service logistics company. Our services range from transportation and warehousing, to materials-handling and packaging. Responsibilities • Determine method of shipping and arrange shipping • Distribute paperwork to drivers, dock works, package handlers • Inspect and verify incoming goods against BOL's • Inspect for damaged goods • Maintain internal and ...
Job Title: Shipping and Receiving Coordinator Job Summary: The Shipping & Receiving Coordinator communicates with customers as required and, in conjunction with the Warehouse Manager, develops inbound and outbound freight schedules. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Organizes and dispatches customers’ shipments in accordance with customers’ delivery requirement...
Forklift experience is a MUST Sorting and Checking, Inspection, Coordinated Rapid Movement. Verifies, records, examines incoming shipments. May require entering and processing data by computer. Some heavy lifting required. Requires light back support belt. Must be able to drive fork-lift. Perform cycle counts. HS Diploma/GED/ required Basic Computer skills required...
Title Shipping & Receiving Clerk Knowledge & Ability Candidate must possess: · Experience with UPS and FedEx shipping systems. International shipping experience helpful. · Experience driving a forklift. · Ability to use a computer for email and updating records (Excel, Word) · Good communication skills · Ability to read and write English, follow instructions and use basic math. · Valid CA...
Job Summary This position is responsible for, but not limited to, ensuring prompt and accurate shipment of our products and verifying incoming shipments to ensure total customer satisfaction. Responsibilities • Receive and verify daily shipments from small package services and various truck deliveries: match purchase order with slip, enter information into computer, and deliver to appropriate a...
Company Confidential Philadelphia, PA
Our client is a Fairless Hills, PA de-manufacturing facility that is looking for a full-time person as a Shipping & Receiving Clerk. Requirements: *Working in the Plant under the supervision of the Shipping & Receiving Supervisor. *Responsible to perform tasks as they relate to the shipping and receipt of materials from customer and vendor sources. *Operate a fork lift and pallet jack. *Lift ...
JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Shipping / Receiving Clerk OBJECTIVE: The Receiving / Shipping clerk will be responsible for the timely receipt of goods supplied to ASML by its Suppliers and the safe shipment of outbound material produced by ASML Manufacturing using established procedures. This position will also be responsible for interacting with other departments such as Manufacturing, Logistics...
APA Logistics, LLC is a full service logistics company offering NVOCC services, Intermodal Trucking, Warehousing, and Car Loading to worldwide destinations. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, maintain their composure, and have the aptitude to solve problems. A shipping/receiving clerk is needed (familiar with Cargo Manager a plus but not required) ...
Shipping & Receiving Clerk An industry leading manufacturer of rolled erosion control productsis seeking a dynamic, high-energy and efficient shipping and receiving clerk who is looking for a position with a continually growing company. The successful candidate must be able to verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares orders for shipment. Compile and maintain record...

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