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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.


Median Salary

New workers start around £18,949. Normal pay is £24,870 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £37,322.

Daily 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.

Skills employers are asking for

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

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