lead shipper resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Experienced [Job Title] with background working in fast-paced shipping environments moving merchandise of diverse sizes and types. Keeps work areas neat with strong housekeeping skills. Organized, dedicated and focused on going above and beyond requirements to contribute to team success.

  • Materials transportation
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Packing and scanning
  • Safety and compliance
  • Package labeling
  • Quality control
  • Document drafting
  • Conflict resolution
  • Written Communication
  • Responsible
  • Basic math
  • Data management
  • Organization and Time management
Work History
Lead Shipper, 08/2006 - 02/2010
Bimbo Bakeries Usa Lorton, VA,
  • Sorted and delivered materials to different work areas and staff.
  • Partnered with representatives from different carriers to arrange materials shipments.
  • Worked effectively with shippers to resolve shipment issues, damaged materials and shortages.
  • Supported reporting, accounting and recordkeeping staff with accurate updates regarding shipment information.
  • Requisitioned new supplies and maintained storage areas for smooth department operations.
  • Processed required paperwork to expedite handling of shipped and received goods.
  • Moved shipment materials to and from designated areas using lift and hand trucks.
  • Packed, secured, labeled and applied postage to materials to prepare items for shipment.
  • Corresponded with carrier representatives to make arrangements and provide instructions for shipment and delivery of orders.
  • Verified orders by comparing names and quantity of items packaged with shipping documents.
  • Drafted and managed work and shipping orders, bills of lading and shipping route materials for accurate and compliant recordkeeping.
  • Inspected incoming and outgoing shipments to identify discrepancies with records.
  • Utilized forklift or pallet truck to load, unload, transport and store goods.
  • Operated [Type] and [Type] equipment to manage incoming orders, organize deliveries and transfer packages to other departments.
  • Rejected damaged items, recorded shortages and corresponded with shippers to rectify issues.
  • Conducted research to address shipping errors and packaging mistakes.100
  • Conducted research to address shipping errors and packaging mistakes.
  • Handled day-to-day shipping and receiving overseeing more than [Number] packages per day.
  • Monitored inventory to maintain sufficient supply levels to meet business and customer needs.
  • Factored shipping procedures, rates and routes in making determinations on best shipping methods for materials.
  • Drove productivity and process efficiency through [Action].
  • Communicated with carrier representatives, arranging for special deliveries and shipment receipts.
  • Compared shipping orders and invoices against contents received to verify accuracy.
  • Documented cargo movement such and obtained onward movement data.
  • Maintained effective and on-schedule delivery of [Type] and [Type] packages, identifying and selecting optimal shipping methods to meet targets.
Lead Person, 04/2001 - 01/2004
Post Holdings New Albany, OH,
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows.
  • Created successful work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and fully staff shifts.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Revitalized operational structures and procedures to successfully control turnover and waste, enhance output and boost overall quality.
  • Utilized standard operating procedures, effective crew resource management, communication and procedures specified in company operation manual.
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production machinery to maintain optimal production levels and consistently achieve daily targets.
  • Developed training, task and process guidelines and communicated clear and concise directions to employees.
  • Consistently met quarterly sales goals and increased customer retention rate year-over-year.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on operating equipment and safety and developed training manual to use for reference.
  • Set overall vision and provided team leadership.
  • Worked with management team to implement proper division of responsibilities.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new employees for production positions.
  • Repaired equipment to keep jobs moving smoothly, informing maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Evaluated employee performance and coached and trained to improve weak areas.
  • Measured effectiveness of customer success by defining operational metrics, tracking systems and reporting to executive team.
  • Handled customer complaints, resolved issues and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Identified individual employee's unique work styles and adapted management methods.
  • Supported safety officer to enforce regulations, laws and established policies throughout operational stages.
General Warehouse Worker, 04/1997 - 10/1999
Carlisle Companies Incorporated Blaine, MN,
  • Maintained safe and clean work environment by keeping warehouse work areas neat, floors clean and goods safely stacked.
  • Received and processed warehouse orders using handheld scanner.
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in and first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Managed product staging to efficiently transfer items between receiving, storage and shipping locations.
  • Used pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload freight from flatbed trailers.
  • Assisted [Job title] with inventory controls by following quality standards, resulting in smooth audits.
  • Verified quantities and inspected inventory for defects to reconcile deliveries with invoices.
  • Prepared orders for shipment by systematically picking, packing and labeling merchandise.
  • Operated forklifts to transfer inventory to and from target destinations.
  • Processed incoming shipments upon package receipt by scanning boxes and envelopes and using [Software] to update system.
  • Operated industrial trucks, tugs and electric hoists to load and move materials.
  • Continually trained and coached new employees to increase production.
  • Supported inventory cycle counts by documenting rotating selections of stock daily.
  • Quickly prepared orders for delivery by picking from shelves, packing in boxes and attaching shipping labels.
  • Wrapped pallets in shrink wrap prior to loading.
  • Labeled and accurately moved customer orders to meet shipment timetables and minimize errors.
  • Loaded and unloaded cargo for receiving, dispatching and staging of freight.
  • Completed over [Number] customer orders each day in warehouse setting.
  • Operated forklift trucks and other vehicles to transport and stack warehouse goods.
  • Readied product pallets for optimal storage and shipment, carefully organizing boxes and balancing weight.
  • Moved products using overhead cranes, forklifts and other equipment, consistently meeting challenging performance goals.
  • Performed inventory control, such as counting and stocking merchandise.
  • Operated RF scanners to track merchandise and verify contents of containers.
Inventory Controller and Freezer Warehousing, 09/1991 - 05/1998
Jac-Pac Meat Packing Company City, STATE,
  • Addressed internal supply problems head-on and developed creative solutions to prevent delays and missed targets.
  • Audited and corrected discrepancies in inventory numbers.
  • Kept documentation and records accurate and up-to-date with latest data to prevent errors in processing or delivery.
  • Unloaded shipments, reviewed merchandise and tracked paperwork.
  • Used equipment like forklifts and pallet jacks to move inventory.
  • Requisitioned materials to restock inventory and obtain goods for [Product or Service] production.
  • Worked with supervisors and team members to understand supply needs and bring levels within desired tolerances.
  • Implemented crisis control initiatives to reduce lost time during unanticipated events.
  • Completed physical inventory counts each month.
  • Kept merchandise moving smoothly and accurately from stockroom to sales floor.
  • Managed complex projects as directed by leadership, delivering positive outcomes within time and budget constraints.
  • Input data in [Software] to create updated status reports for quick reference of project progress and deadlines.
  • Completed daily cycle counts to maintain accuracy of records.
  • Conferred with managers, sales teams and engineering personnel to revise plans and achieve demanding targets.
  • Recorded information, shortages and discrepancies to keep records current and accurate.
  • Led quality assurance initiatives and reduced work flow downtime to increase profits.
  • Completed [Timeframe] stock inventories to identify and address issues negatively impacting controls.
GED: , Expected in
Greater Lowell Technical School - Tyngsborough,Mass,
Status -

D.O.T. ,Marine and air shipping. Worthen industries, 2006-2010

  • [Area of certification], [Company Name] - [Timeframe]
  • forklift certified in all positions 1993-2010 [Timeframe]s

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School Attended

  • Greater Lowell Technical School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Shipper
  • Lead Person
  • General Warehouse Worker
  • Inventory Controller and Freezer Warehousing


  • GED

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