Sample Incoming Freight Clerk Resume

An incoming freight clerk resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All incoming freight clerk resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

James Green
110 Grand Avenue
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as an Incoming Freight Clerk


Efficient, reliable worker; good communication skills; dependable employee


Incoming Freight Clerk, 2000 to present:

Oceanic Shipment Company, Any City, USA.

Chief duties include compiling documents related to incoming cargo shipments to expedite removal of cargo from the ship and preparing bill for shipping charges; also examined ship's manifest and bills of lading prior to releasing cargo from the ship.

Assistant Incoming Freight Clerk, 1998-2000:

Oceanic Shipment Company, Any City, USA.

Assisted the incoming freight clerk by notifying the consignee or agent of the arrival date of shipment, customs clearance and weight of shipment. Also stamped the bill of lading so cargo could be lawfully removed from the dock.


A.A. Business, 1997
Any City Community College, Any City, USA


American Association of Shipping Employees

NOTE: When writing an incoming freight clerk resume of your own use this condensed version as a sample for creating a complete one. Remember that potential employers look for specifics related to the job they want to fill. Include those details in your incoming freight clerk resume.