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  • 1) Compiles documents on incoming cargo shipments to expedite removal of cargo from dock and prepares bill for shipping charges: Examines ship's manifest and bills of lading to determine work procedures for releasing cargo.

  • 2) Contacts terminal employees by telephone to determine when cargo will be available for removal from dock.

  • 3) Notifies consignee or agent by telephone or letter of arrival dates of shipment, customs clearance requirements, and tonnage of shipment.

  • 4) Stamps bill of lading so that cargo can be removed from dock.

  • 5) Computes from bills of lading, shipping, storage, and demurrage charges, using calculator.

  • 6) Prepares bill for charges and submits it to accounting department for collection.




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Job Number: 5101