dispatcher shipping and receiving clerk resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

[Job title] uses problem-solving and organizational skills to coordinate shipping and receiving duties. Accustomed to successfully examining shipments and facilitating vendor resolutions with little oversight. Excellent document management and deadline monitoring skills.

Seasoned [Job Title] familiar with [Industry] shipping and receiving needs. Successful record working with carriers and other vendors to plan efficient strategies and control costs. Well-versed in shipment inspection, inventory management and document processing.

Hardworking [Job Title] with [Number]-year background making valuable contributions in [Type] settings. Detail-oriented professional delivering effective records maintenance and shipping coordination.

Skilled in planning practical routes and selecting advantageous shipping methods. Excellent coordination and communication skills used to develop positive professional relationships with carriers.

Detail-oriented [Job Title] with [Number] years of [Type] experience and excellent coordination skills. Highly organized and skilled in data entry and technical writing. Bringing aptitude for driving productivity and comprehensive understanding of professional shipment lifecycle.

Proactive Unloader with passion for workplace safety and solid background of superior performance in related roles. Demonstrating [Number] years of efficiency and safety, known for contributing to team objectives through hard work and collaboration.

Systematic [Job Title] leverages [Type] experience to foster smooth shipping operations. Multitask effectively on complex tasks to meet productivity goals. Versed in operation of standard warehouse equipment.

  • Materials transport
  • Training and development
  • Safety and compliance
  • Data evaluation
  • Shipping coordination
  • Quality assurance
  • Package preparation
  • Data management
  • MS Office
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Flexible
  • Working collaboratively
  • Basic math
  • Team building
  • Carrier relations
  • Relationship building
  • Collaboration
10/2012 to Current Dispatcher/Shipping and Receiving Clerk Pgt Inovations | Ormond Beach, FL,
  • Prepared accurate shipping orders and bills of lading to direct and route materials.
  • Prepared and processed shipping documents, including work and shipping orders, route materials and bills of lading.
  • Liaised with vendor representatives to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Compared shipment contents with paperwork to support inventory accuracy and records management.
  • Investigated inventory discrepancies to maintain recordkeeping validity.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize movement efficiency and minimize labor.
  • Collaborated with carrier representatives to determine receipt methods and make special delivery arrangements.
  • Input weights, charges, discrepancies and other data in [Software].
  • Performed inspections of shipment contents, verifying accuracy against invoices and manifests.
  • Determined most effective method of shipment for [Type] and [Type] packages based on budgetary and time requirements.
  • Reported delays, accidents or other traffic and transportation situations.
  • Coordinated with carrier representatives to arrange and issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Unpacked and examined incoming shipments to confirm consistency with records and routed materials to appropriate department.
  • Maintained productivity goals by organizing and transferring incoming shipments using [Type] and [Type] equipment.
  • Operated lift and hand trucks to transfer materials to and from target areas.
  • Utilized [Software] to organize and maintain shipment records, including [Type], [Type] and [Type] data.
  • Promoted improvements in process efficiency and productivity by [Action].
09/2011 to 10/2012 CNC Machine Operator Central Garden And Pet | Independence, MO,
  • Kept parts within close tolerances of design standards to maintain optimal quality.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Worked from layout and work order, created programs and set up machines to produce required parts.
  • Set-up and operated lathes, mills and grinders to cut raw materials.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Provided expert coaching and training for new team members.
  • Changed out aging tools, fixtures and offsets.
  • Loaded and unloaded machines to prevent expensive equipment issues.
  • Loaded and unloaded different tool parts from trucks and storage areas.
  • Fabricated various parts using multiple machines at once.
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Maintained updated [Type] knowledge through [Task] and [Task].
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
09/2010 to 07/2011 Forklift Operator Wayfair Llc | Durham, NC,
  • Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Ran automatic [Type] and [Type] machines to process waste and prepare shipments.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Completed routine post and pre-operation inspections of forklifts and other heavy equipment.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
03/2009 to 06/2010 Warehouse Associate Staples Warehouse | City, STATE,
  • Utilized pallet jacks to move items to and from different warehouse locations.
  • Moved boxes, containers and pallets with special-purpose equipment to meet demanding production targets.
  • Tracked inventory, conducted cycle counts and audits and resolved issues to maintain accurate records.
  • Positioned products between receiving, storage and shipping areas as part of just in time inventory supply for major manufacturers.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing shipments, rejected damaged items and appropriately recorded any discrepancies.
  • Loaded perishable goods into environmentally controlled trucks for planned delivery schedules.
  • Optimized project completion time by multitasking duties using heavy equipment.
  • Arranged items on store racks and shelves, checking correct location and prices.
  • Identified safety hazards and notified management to determine proper resolution of issues.
  • Organized and positioned product cases in produce warehouse and walk-in cooler.
  • Navigated powered lift trucks safely to move items throughout warehouse and reduce injury risk.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in large warehouse environment to facilitate customer order fulfillment.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles to promote safe work environment.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for loading and shipment to customers.
  • Sustained safety protocol with [Number]% incident rate by monitoring usage of equipment and materials.
  • Assisted coworkers with special projects to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.
  • Conducted monthly inventories of materials on work floor.
  • Contributed ideas on ways to improve or optimize warehousing procedures.
  • Examined packages and goods for damage and notified vendors of specific issues requiring replacement.
  • Inspected and moved products to designated areas in warehouse.
  • Constructed and maintained artful displays for merchandise, increasing sales by [Number]%.
  • Noted current product inventory levels to support completion of order requests and audits.
  • Eliminated downtime to maximize revenue by providing top product and material delivery quality control.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1989 to to High School Diploma | Goldsboro High School, Goldsboro, NC GPA:
  • Certified [Job Title], [Company Name] - [Year]
  • [Area of certification], [Company Name] - [Year]
  • [Area of expertise] License - [Year]

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School Attended

  • Goldsboro High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dispatcher/Shipping and Receiving Clerk
  • CNC Machine Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • Warehouse Associate


  • High School Diploma

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