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Transport and Distribution Clerks and Assistants

Workers in this unit group perform various clerical functions relating to the transport and distribution of goods and freight.

Entry Reqirements

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Typical Tasks

  • Maintains records regarding the movement and location of freight, containers and staff.
  • Obtains customs clearance and processes import and export documentation necessary for the movement of goods between countries.
  • Monitors tachograph readings and maintains records of hours worked and distance travelled by drivers.
  • Formulates delivery loads, vehicle schedules and routes to be followed by delivery staff.
  • Processes customer orders and forwards requisition documentation to storage and distribution personnel.

Desired Skills

Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Speaking, Learning Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Active Listening, Active Learning, Mathematics, Science

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