TITLE

Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Occupations: Cargo and Freight Agents

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Occupational Outlook Handbook;2010, p572
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the job description of cargo and freight agents in material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing occupations in the U.S. It gives a description on the nature of the work of cargo and freight agents who assist transportation companies to supervise and deal both incoming and outgoing shipments in airline, train, trucking, or shipping docks. It also describes the training, qualifications, employment, and job outlook for cargo and freight agents.
ACCESSION #
71944594

 

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