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Working As A Freight Receiver

  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Processing Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $32,538

    Average Salary

What Does A Freight Receiver Do At Home Depot

* Examines and inspects stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors
* Follows all loss prevention policies and procedures
* Marks stock items using identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities
* Stocks merchandise onto shelves for customer availability; requires sorting and staging of merchandise to sales floor
* Builds end caps and promotions
* Provides fast, friendly service
* Approach customers to determine if they need help loading product into vehicles
* Loads customer products into vehicles
* Unloading merchandise using designated equipment
* Understanding carrier unload processes for efficient freight management
* Identifying and reading vendor packing slips, carrier shipping documents, UPC labels and other receiving documents and comparing to purchase orders to ensure accuracy
* Nature and Scope:
* Due to forklifts and other heavy equipment traveling through the store, temporary cracks may appear in the floor, causing an uneven walking surface
* The warehouse environment can be dusty and noisy
* Doors are frequently open, causing drafts and interior temperature changes
* Floors around work area may become slippery during wet weather conditions
* May have to handle merchandise and work with tools with sharp edges
* Passing forklifts emit gas fumes
* Tools, supplies and related merchandise may contain hazardous materials

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Freight Receiver Demographics

Gender

Male

83.2%

Female

16.8%
Ethnicity

White

78.5%

Hispanic or Latino

14.3%

Asian

5.6%

Black or African American

1.1%

Unknown

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

80.0%

French

20.0%

Freight Receiver Education

Schools

Orange County Community College

9.5%

Western Truck School

4.8%

Lone Star College System

4.8%

College of Southern Idaho

4.8%

Texas A&M University

4.8%

Northern Arizona University

4.8%

Roane State Community College

4.8%

Kirkwood Community College

4.8%

Hudson Valley Community College

4.8%

Center for Employment Training - San Diego

4.8%

Pierce College at Puyallup

4.8%

Central Piedmont Community College

4.8%

Northern Virginia Community College

4.8%

Eastern Oregon University

4.8%

Sierra College

4.8%

De Anza College

4.8%

Coleman University

4.8%

Valencia College

4.8%

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

4.8%

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

4.8%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

13.9%

Business

11.1%

Computer Science

8.3%

Management

5.6%

Finance

5.6%

Graphic Design

5.6%

Mechanical Engineering

5.6%

Communication

5.6%

Education

5.6%

Liberal Arts

5.6%

Psychology

2.8%

Health Sciences And Services

2.8%

Animation

2.8%

Music

2.8%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.8%

Mathematics

2.8%

Precision Metal Working

2.8%

Photography

2.8%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.8%

Nursing Science

2.8%
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Degrees

Other

51.0%

Bachelors

21.6%

Associate

11.8%

Masters

9.8%

Certificate

5.9%
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Top Skills for A Freight Receiver

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Top Freight Receiver Skills

  1. Pallet Jack Sort
  2. Customer Service Work.Accomplishmentsthe
  3. Sales Floor
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Place every merchandise on sales floor or overhead if shelves are fully stocked.
  • Unload trucks and sort merchandise by department.
  • Stock shelves and store any overstock.
  • Manage incoming and outgoing logistics for cargo transportation carriers and ship-ping companies.
  • Direct customer interaction is frequently required for some positions and excellent customer service skills are required.

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