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First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.
Supervision
Certificate or Training

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.
Advanced Transportation Technologies
AS Degree
Agriculture Transportation
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Hydro Operator
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Operating
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Operating Engineers, Heavy Duty Repairman
AS Degree

Freight Forwarders

Research rates, routings, or modes of transport for shipment of products. Maintain awareness of regulations affecting the international movement of cargo. Make arrangements for additional services, such as storage or inland transportation.
Advanced Transportation Technologies
AS Degree
Agriculture Transportation
Certificate of Achievement
Business Administration: Logistics
Certificate of Achievement
Business Administration: Logistics
AS Degree
Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM)
AA Degree

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

Packers and Packagers, Hand

Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.
Administrative Assistant
Certificate
Advanced Officer Training
Certificate of Competency
Basic Clerk 1
Certificate of Completion
Basic Clerk 2
Certificate of Completion
Basic Computer Concepts
Certificate or Training

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.
Administrative Assistant
Certificate
Advanced Officer Training
Certificate of Competency
Basic Clerk 1
Certificate of Completion
Basic Clerk 2
Certificate of Completion
Basic Computer Concepts
Certificate or Training

Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard

Receive, store, and issue materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard. Keep records and compile stock reports.
Administrative Assistant
Certificate
Advanced Officer Training
Certificate of Competency
Basic Clerk 1
Certificate of Completion
Basic Clerk 2
Certificate of Completion
Basic Computer Concepts
Certificate or Training

Storage and Distribution Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the storage or distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing or distributing materials or products.
ABE
Certificate of Competency
Accounting: Managerial
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced General Business
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Transportation Technologies
AS Degree
Agriculture Transportation
Certificate of Achievement

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Load and unload chemicals and bulk solids, such as coal, sand, and grain into or from tank cars, trucks, or ships using material moving equipment. May perform a variety of other tasks relating to shipment of products. May gauge or sample shipping tanks and test them for leaks.
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