Shipping coordinators, sometimes called warehouse managers, play a vital role in distribution companies. They oversee shipping and receiving operations. They work with courier companies to determine and arrange shipping routes. Furthermore, they prepare invoices and packages for customers in line with their shipping needs.
Also, they prepare all relevant documents, including waybills, export declarations, labels, government forms, and special mailing certificates. Additionally, they verify and keep an inventory of incoming and outgoing shipping materials and supplies. Asides from that, they use the forklift to hoist or convey shipments from platform to storage or work area.
The minimum educational qualification for this position is a high school diploma or its equivalent. Most employers prefer a degree in business management, logistics, or a related field. You must possess communication, time management, multitasking, organization, computer, and leadership skills. The salary ranges from $39,920 to $49,940, with an average salary of $44,150. They earn approximately $16.64 per hour.