Job Description and Jobs
- 1) Compiles and computes freight rates, passenger fares, and other charges for transportation services, according to rate tables and tariff regulations: Examines shipping bills to obtain description of freight, and classifies freight according to rate-book description.
- 2) Consults rate schedule to obtain specific rate for each item classified depending on distance shipped.
- 3) Computes total freight charge, using calculator and records charges on shipping order.
- 4) Calculates and records storage, redelivery, and reconsignment charges when applicable.
- 5) Answers mail or telephone inquiries from shippers regarding rates, routing, packing procedures and interline transportation procedures.
- 6) May examine bills of lading and file claims with transportation companies for overcharges.
- 7) May keep records of freight movements.
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Job Number: 11378