U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents
Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.
Illustrative examples: Ramp Service Agent,
Freight Shipping Agent,
Broad Occupation: 43-5010 Cargo and Freight Agents
Minor Group: 43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers
Major Group: 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010