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Job Description:

  • 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