Cargo and Freight Agents

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  • Ramp Service Agent - Worldwide Flight Services - Lihue, HI

    Provides ground servicing of aircraft by preparing for aircraft arrival and departure; placing aircraft; loading and unloading cargo ; maintaining safe and secure environment. Duties: * Prepares for ...

  • Customer Service - Pyramid Logistics - Westminster, CA

    We are also an agent of the Mayflower Transit system and Freight Forwarder, which allows us to ... With our experienced team, you can be confident that each piece of cargo is treated with care and ...

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What Cargo and freight agents Do

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.

Cargo and freight agent Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 95,600
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $46,910

Job Outlook for Cargo and freight agents

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 9,500
  • Growth rate: 10 percent (As fast as average)

How to Become a Cargo or freight agent

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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