Top Freight Receiver Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Freight Receiver. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Freight Receiver resumes they appeared on. For example, 24.5% of Freight Receiver resumes contained New Merchandise as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Freight Receiver actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Freight Receiver resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. New Merchandise

high Demand
Here's how New Merchandise is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Deliver new merchandise to appropriate departments.
  • Unload and unpack new merchandise shipments, and prepare them for the selling floor by folding, hanging, or stacking.
  • Deliver new merchandise to the appropriate department for placement on the selling floor or stock area.
  • Make sure all new merchandise get to the floor as soon as they arrive.
  • Stock shelves with new merchandise and down stock shelves for customer convenience.
  • Receive and stock and setup new merchandise as new product as received.

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2. Sales Floor

high Demand
Here's how Sales Floor is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Place every merchandise on sales floor or overhead if shelves are fully stocked.
  • Utilized electric pallet jack to transport merchandise to sales floor.
  • Disassembled pallets and distributed merchandise to sales floor.
  • Stock freight on the sales floor.
  • Improved organizational framework for storing additional merchandise off of sales floor.
  • Relay merchandise to sales floors by following established company protocols and procedures.

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3. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Direct customer interaction is frequently required as well as excellent customer service skills.
  • Ensured superior customer service, addressing concerns, and resolving problems on the spot.
  • Moved materials throughout the store, and maintained excellent customer service.
  • Up load and down load products customer service through out the store.
  • Operate a Fork-lift Work Safely Provide company hospitality and customer service
  • Provided excellent customer service by greeting customers and assisting customers in locating, selecting, demonstrating and loading of merchandise.

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4. Unload Trucks

high Demand
Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Unload trucks and stock the shelves zone the aisles and set out plan o gram
  • Load & unload trucks, move material from the receiving area throughtout the store.
  • Stock the shelves in the store help customersUnload trucks
  • Unload trucks Placed boxes in their proper department based on their labels Counted merchandise and stock shelves
  • Stock shelvesUnload trucks for materialGreed customersHelp customers
  • Unload trucks, sort merchandise, stock food merchandise on the correct shelves, as well as to assist customer needs.

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5. Critical Functions

high Demand
Here's how Critical Functions is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Perform critical functions for maintaining stock levels and pricing for customers

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6. Proper On-Hands

average Demand
Here's how Proper On-Hands is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Operate forklifts and perform critical functions for maintaining proper on-hands and pricing for customers.
  • Operated forklifts and may perform critical functions for maintaining proper on-hands and pricing for our customers.
  • Operate forklifts and perform critical functions for maintaining proper on-hands and pricing of merchandise
  • Perform critical functions for maintaining proper on-hands and pricing for the store.

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7. Sort

average Demand
Here's how Sort is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Sorted and stored items according to specifications, stacked and piled materials, such as lumber, boards and pallets.
  • Provide operations and logistics support in a distribution center, maintaining inventory records, and accurately sorting and distributing merchandise.
  • Received and sorted merchandise and provided custodial maintenance concurrent with enrollment in New England Institute of Technology Marine Technology curriculum.
  • Prepped merchandise for the merchandising process by ensuring merchandise is sorted and staged appropriately.
  • Maintain log of goods received and dispersal location within resort facilities
  • Unloaded and sorted incoming merchandise according to company protocol.

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8. UPC

average Demand
Here's how UPC is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Preformed general daily maintenance and for upcoming event.
  • Interpret price tag and UPC information to ensure proper inventory management.
  • Cleaned and organized the receiving area for upcoming deliveries.
  • Alerted customers to upcoming sales events and promotions.
  • Interpreted price tag and UPC information.
  • Organize product according to UPC.

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9. Depot

average Demand
Here's how Depot is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Transferred from home depot in Michigan to Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin
  • Worked as a freight associate at The Home Depot during the summer between my junior and senior year of college.
  • Honored by supervisors and associates for keeping the most accurate inventory figures compared to other Home Depot stores in the district.
  • Inventory control associate responsible for unloading, categorizing and stocking Home Depot merchandise and assisting customers with product questions and needs.
  • Can also drive sit-down forklift, reach truck forklift and order picker forklift truck and have Home Depot certs for same.
  • Work overnight unloading semi trucks in the receiving department at the local Home Depot store #0288 in Holiday, FL.

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10. Slip Sheet

average Demand
Here's how Slip Sheet is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Operated machinery including: fork lift, order picker, reach truck and slip sheet machine.
  • Unload incoming trucks by utilizing a Slip Sheet and placing the merchandise in receiving.
  • Unloaded freight of the truck using Slip Sheet truck or Reach truck.
  • Order picker and slip sheet.
  • Fork Lift, Slip sheet, Reach Truck, order picker, & Genie boom certified.
  • Slip sheet, Order Picker, Reach Truck, & ForkLift certified.

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11. Customer Demand

average Demand
Here's how Customer Demand is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Provide excellent customer service when required by customer demand.
  • Requisition merchandise from supplier based on available space, merchandise on hand, customer demand, or advertised specials.
  • Requisition merchandise from supplier based on available space, merchandise on hand, customer demand, or advertised specials.
  • Create a pleasant and safe shopping environment, and providing customer service as required by customer demand.
  • Stocked merchandise unto shelves and providing customer service when required by customer demand.
  • Provide customer service as required by customer demand.

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12. Physical Capabilities

low Demand
Here's how Physical Capabilities is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Mark stock items using identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors and physical capabilities to facilities.
  • Mark stock items using identification, stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of the facility.

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13. Inventory Control

low Demand
Here's how Inventory Control is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Maintain computerized inventory records, take physical count periodically, and check against inventory control totals using computer.
  • Supervised inventory controls-ensuring there was no accumulation or shortage of inventory.
  • Monitored management of automated inventory control and assigned warehouse locations and affixed labels as required.
  • Inventory control of merchandise delivered and distribution to various destinations.
  • Inventory Control - Assisted in counting all inventory and providing information to management.
  • Maintained stocked shelves and accurate inventory control.

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14. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Ensured OSHA safety standards for retail environment including following Manufacturer Safety Data Sheets for chemical handling and disposal.
  • Operated within standard operating procedures and OSHA safety standards.
  • Train new employees on company policy procedures help staff with computer training programs to ensure everyone has the certifications for OSHA.
  • Observe all OSHA rules and regulations in conjunction with Military guidelines.
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.

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15. Delivery Trucks

low Demand
Here's how Delivery Trucks is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Freight and Receiving Unload delivery trucks Scan new merchandise into inventory Replenish shelves with new merchandise
  • Received and unloaded merchandise from delivery trucks.
  • Assist driver with loading/unloading delivery trucks.
  • Supervised loading and unloading of delivery trucks.
  • Unloaded delivery trucks in receiving for inventory acceptance.
  • Unload merchandise from delivery trucks and open packages in certain that the right amount of quality has been received.

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16. POS

low Demand
Here's how POS is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Ensured POS database is kept up to date and product shelf tags matched POS data.
  • Unloaded merchandise trucks And Organized Stock Room * Replenished and organized store departments *Temporary season position
  • Recognized and rewarded outstanding work performance to cultivate a positive and collaborative customer service culture.
  • Earned positive verbal/written feedback from customers regarding great accommodations and excellent customer service.
  • Loaded & unloaded inventory trailers to be scrutinized for shipping/receiving purposes.
  • Develop positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent customer service.

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17. Special Projects

low Demand
Here's how Special Projects is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Stocked freight, forklift, special projects.

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18. Stock Items

low Demand
Here's how Stock Items is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • See more occupations related to this task.-Examined and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors.
  • See more occupations related to this task.-Received and counted stock items, and recorded data manually or using computer.
  • Work yearly in conducting inventory for the store, manual count of stock items and items on floor.
  • Mark stock items using identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools, or other labeling equipment.
  • Follow up with vendor representatives to resolve any out of stock items and maintain stock levels.
  • Input stock items into computer and store in the assigned location in or around the warehouse.

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19. Special Orders

low Demand
Here's how Special Orders is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Communicated with vendors regarding back order availability, future inventory, and special orders.
  • Scheduled and assisted customers with special orders and installation appointments.
  • Processed merchandise information through computer system and ordered special orders.
  • Guaranteed customer satisfaction by locating and processing special orders
  • Distributed Special Orders to proper destinations.
  • Receive and process special orders, receive and stock freight, schedule drivers, and cashier.

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20. Safe Movement

low Demand
Here's how Safe Movement is used in Freight Receiver jobs:
  • Operate and maintain forklift & pallet jacks ensuring the safe movement of incoming materials.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Freight Receiver

New Merchandise24.5%
Sales Floor17.5%
Customer Service13.7%
Unload Trucks12.3%
Critical Functions3.8%
Proper On-Hands3.8%
Sort2.8%
UPC2.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Freight Receiver

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
New Merchandise
New Merchandise
24.5%
24.5%
2
2
Sales Floor
Sales Floor
17.5%
17.5%
3
3
Customer Service
Customer Service
13.7%
13.7%
4
4
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
12.3%
12.3%
5
5
Critical Functions
Critical Functions
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
Proper On-Hands
Proper On-Hands
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
Sort
Sort
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
UPC
UPC
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Depot
Depot
1.9%
1.9%
10
10
Slip Sheet
Slip Sheet
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Customer Demand
Customer Demand
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Physical Capabilities
Physical Capabilities
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Osha
Osha
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Delivery Trucks
Delivery Trucks
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
POS
POS
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Stock Items
Stock Items
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Special Orders
Special Orders
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Safe Movement
Safe Movement
1.4%
1.4%

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