U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Excludes "Stock Clerks and Order Fillers" (43-5081) and "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).
Illustrative examples: Store Receiving Clerk,
Route Delivery Clerk,
Incoming Freight Clerk
Broad Occupation: 43-5070 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
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