123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
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Seek the Challenging Position of Freight Agent
A highly gifted Freight Agent with huge experience in expediting and routing movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks; taking orders from customers and arranging pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform; preparing and examining bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.
Summary of Qualifications
More than five years experience.
Strong communication skills
Remarkable freight environment analytical skills.
Exceptional ability to thrive in a heavy inbound and outbound phone call environment and in a fast-paced environment.
Uncommon aggressive personality.
Remarkable sense to collaborate with other branch locations
In-depth ability to sell services to new customers.
Excellent ability tracking shipments and resolving issues.
Profound cold calling skills (not afraid to pick up a phone and sell a service)
Strong work ethic and flexible work hours.
Excellent team player with entrepreneurial spirit.
Profound ability to actively participate in growth of office and meeting company goals.
Immense ability to leverage operation system and web technologies.
Global Freight Inc., Tarrytown, NY 2000 - Present
Route received goods to first available flight or to appropriate storage areas or departments, using forklifts, hand trucks, or other equipment.
Assemble containers and crates used to transport items such as machines or vehicles.
Attach address labels, identification codes, and shipping instructions to containers.
Coordinate and supervise activities of workers engaged in packing and shipping merchandise.
Inspect trucks and vans to ensure cleanliness when shipping such items as grain, flour, and milk.
Install straps, braces, and padding to loads in order to prevent shifting or damage during shipment.
Maintain a supply of packing materials.
Obtain flight numbers, airplane numbers, and names of crew members from dispatchers, and record data on airplane flight papers.
Open cargo containers and unwrap contents, using steel cutters, crowbars, or other hand tools.
Pack goods for shipping, using tools such as staplers, strapping machines, and hammers.
Position ramps for loading of airplanes.
Prepare manifests showing baggage, mail, and freight weights, and number of passengers on airplanes, and transmit data to destinations.
Remove ramps after airplane loading is complete, and signal pilots that personnel and equipment are clear of plane.
Shovel loose materials into machine hoppers or into vehicles and containers.
Force conditioned air into interiors of planes prior to departure, using mobile aircraft-air-conditioning-units.
Send samples of merchandise to quality control units for inspection.