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What do transport and dispatch clerks do?

  • identify items and containers of incoming and outgoing shipments and verify them against consignment records
  • examine shipping documents, verify cargo to be released, record customs clearance requirements and authorise collection of cargo
  • organise the dispatch of goods with completed documentation and ensure outgoing shipments are in good condition and meet specifications
  • arrange internal distribution of goods received
  • receive details of outgoing cargo, and arrange bookings of freight space and collection of goods from customers
  • provide information to customers on custom tariffs, tariff classifications and concessions, and methods of clearing goods


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