Cargo and Freight Agents

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  • KOA Cargo Agent - Must have Hawaii State ID - UnitedService Companies - Kailua-Kona, HI

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  • Cargo Service Agent - G2 Secure Staff - Dallas, TX

    Cargo Service Agent Pay Rate: $ 15.00 Job Type: Customer Service We are seeking a driven, dynamic, and detail-focused Cargo Agent to join our team! The ideal candidate will have a broad range of ...

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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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