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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparing shipping documents and related reports and in classifying and rating cargo according to established tariff rates: Reviews ships' schedules and booking records to plan and schedule work activities.

  • 2) Assigns rating activities to workers and reviews ratings to ensure that cargo has been classified in accordance with established tariff rates.

  • 3) Verifies codes assigned shippers against bills of lading and assigns codes to new accounts.

  • 4) Assigns documentation activities to workers, such as preparing dock receipts, bills of lading, and manifests, and compiling tonnage, demurrage, and storage reports.

  • 5) Examines reports and documents for completeness and accuracy and gives instructions to workers regarding corrections.

  • 6) Issues bills of lading to shippers upon verification of documents.

  • 7) Confers with other supervisory personnel and shippers' representatives to clarify problems and resolve complaints.

  • 8) May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in passenger baggage handling.

  • 9) Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.




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DOT:   214.137-010

Job Number: 3057