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Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

10 skill sets | 11 total skills
Inspect shipments to ensure correct order fulfillment
Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy.
Order materials, supplies, or equipment
Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.
Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance
Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, or shipping orders, to route materials.
Store items
Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.
Package objects for shipping
Pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter.
Record shipping information
Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, damages, or discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, or recordkeeping purposes.
Respond to customer problems or complaints
Confer or correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, or nonconformance to specifications.
Deliver items
Deliver or route materials to departments using handtruck, conveyor, or sorting bins.
Analyze shipping information to make routing decisions
Determine shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped.
Compare shipping routes or methods to determine which have the least environmental impact.
Coordinate shipping activities with external parties
Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.

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