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Working As A Shipping And Receiving Coordinator

  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Processing Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Repetitive

  • $31,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Shipping And Receiving Coordinator Do

Material recording clerks track product information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule. They ensure proper scheduling, recordkeeping, and inventory control.

Duties

Material recording clerks typically do the following:

  • Keep records of items shipped, received, or transferred to another location
  • Compile reports on various aspects of changes in production or inventory
  • Find, sort, or move goods between different parts of the business
  • Check inventory records for accuracy

Material recording clerks use computers, tablets, or hand-held devices to keep track of inventory. Sensors and tags enable these computers to automatically detect when and where products are moved, allowing clerks to keep updated reports without manually counting items.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks manage the flow of information, work, and materials within or among offices in a business. They compile reports on the progress of work and on any production problems that arise. These clerks set workers’ schedules, estimate costs, keep track of materials, and write special orders for new materials. They perform general office tasks, such as entering data or distributing mail. Expediting clerks maintain contact with vendors to ensure that supplies and equipment are shipped on time.

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks keep track of and record outgoing and incoming shipments. Clerks may scan barcodes with hand-held devices or use radio frequency identification (RFID) scanners to keep track of inventory. They check if shipment orders were correctly processed in their company’s computer system. They also compute freight costs and prepare invoices. Some clerks move goods from the warehouse to the loading dock.

Stock clerks and order fillers receive, unpack, and track merchandise. Stock clerks move products from a warehouse to store shelves. They keep a record of items that enter or leave the stockroom and inspect for damaged goods. These clerks also use hand-held scanners to keep track of merchandise. Order fillers retrieve customer orders and prepare them to be shipped.

Material and product inspecting clerks weigh, measure, check, sample, and keep records on materials, supplies, and equipment that enters a warehouse. They verify the quantity and quality of items they are assigned to examine, checking for defects and recording what they find. They use scales, counting devices, and calculators. Some workers decide what to do about a defective product, such as to scrap it or send it back to the factory to be repaired. Some clerks also prepare reports, such as reports about warehouse inventory levels.

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How To Become A Shipping And Receiving Coordinator

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.

Education

Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.

Training

Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.

Advancement

With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Average Length of Employment
Shipper Receiver 3.5 years
Receiving Clerk 3.0 years
Shipping Clerk 2.8 years
Shipping Assistant 2.1 years
Shipping 2.0 years
Shipping Associate 1.8 years
Top Careers Before Shipping And Receiving Coordinator
Cashier 15.3%
Cook 3.9%
Driver 3.1%
Manager 3.1%
Stocker 3.0%
Assembler 2.7%
Server 2.6%
Top Careers After Shipping And Receiving Coordinator
Cashier 8.8%
Driver 5.6%
Cook 3.5%
Assembler 2.6%
Manager 2.6%

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Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
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$23,000
Min 10%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$43,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Schlumberger
Highest Paying City
Manchester, NH
Highest Paying State
Vermont
Avg Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a Shipping And Receiving Coordinator make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Shipping And Receiving Coordinator in the United States is $31,622 per year or $15 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $43,000.

Real Shipping And Receiving Coordinator Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Shpping, Receiving, and Traffic Clearks KMP International Moving, LLC New Milford, CT Aug 25, 2009 $37,670
Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Ultraflex Systems Inc. Randolph, NJ Nov 20, 2007 $34,978
Shipping and Receiving Coordinator DI Bruno Bros., Inc. Philadelphia, PA Aug 01, 2012 $34,289
Shipping and Receiving Operations Coordinator Maruzen of America, Inc. Hillsborough, CA Oct 18, 2013 $33,800
Shipping + Receiving First PNC, Inc. DBA First Trim Los Angeles, CA Jan 03, 2008 $33,392 -
$39,653

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Top Skills for A Shipping And Receiving Coordinator

  1. Part Numbers
  2. Pallet Jack
  3. Hand Trucks
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Inspect incoming shipments with accompanying paperwork, checking for damage and condition of material received, correct part numbers and quantity.
  • Assist in physically moving incoming items to designated storage areas and supervise storage activities with pallet jack or forklift.
  • Operated material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies to move stock or reorganize storage.
  • Last but not least I drove the forklift to unload trucks and move parts around.
  • Use RF unit to scan incoming bales of cotton, help manage material handlers, check in delivery trucks & containers.

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Shipping And Receiving Coordinator Demographics

Gender

Male

69.9%

Female

18.8%

Unknown

11.3%
Ethnicity

White

61.1%

Hispanic or Latino

18.9%

Black or African American

11.0%

Asian

6.1%

Unknown

2.9%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

82.9%

French

3.0%

Carrier

2.2%

Portuguese

1.9%

Polish

1.3%

German

1.0%

Vietnamese

0.9%

Italian

0.9%

Arabic

0.9%

Japanese

0.7%

Hmong

0.6%

Korean

0.6%

Thai

0.6%

Turkish

0.4%

Tagalog

0.4%

Samoan

0.3%

Mandarin

0.3%

Bosnian

0.3%

Russian

0.3%

Croatian

0.3%
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Shipping And Receiving Coordinator Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

18.2%

The Academy

10.8%

Houston Community College

6.4%

Baker College

5.7%

Kaplan University

5.0%

Ashford University

4.9%

Cuyahoga Community College

4.4%

Grand Rapids Community College

4.3%

Macomb Community College

4.1%

Sinclair Community College

4.0%

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

3.8%

Monroe Community College

3.5%

Universal Technical Institute

3.3%

Henry Ford College

3.2%

Everest Institute

3.2%

Greenville Technical College

3.2%

Gateway Technical College

3.1%

Strayer University

3.0%

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

3.0%

Miami Dade College

2.9%
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Majors

Business

27.5%

General Studies

9.7%

Criminal Justice

8.3%

Computer Science

5.1%

Accounting

4.7%

Automotive Technology

4.4%

Medical Assisting Services

3.8%

Nursing

3.7%

Graphic Design

3.6%

Precision Metal Working

3.4%

Psychology

3.0%

Health Care Administration

2.8%

Education

2.7%

Management

2.6%

Liberal Arts

2.6%

Information Technology

2.5%

Electrical Engineering

2.5%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.5%

Communication

2.5%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.1%
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Degrees

Other

49.7%

Associate

17.9%

Bachelors

17.8%

Certificate

8.2%

Diploma

3.7%

Masters

1.9%

License

0.6%

Doctorate

0.2%
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