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Shipping Manager Job Description

Shipping Manager Job Description

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Shipping Manager Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Shipping manager to manage daily shipping and distribution operations. You will be the one to ensure complete orders are shipped and delivered in a timely manner.

The goal is to ensure that the shipping processes are running smoothly and effectively.

Shipping Manager Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating the price of shipment transportation with carriers.

  • Use software to track, check, prioritize and route orders

  • Manage all important documents such as advanced shipping notice, pick slips, bills of lading etc.

  • Keeping shipping operations within budget without compromising speed or efficiency.

  • Processing shipment documentation and inspecting completed orders.

  • Creating and implementing shipping policies and procedures.

  • Hiring, training, and supervising shipping employees.

  • Acting as a liaison between management, carriers, and shipping customers.

  • Collaborating with internal departments to optimize the flow of orders from preparation to shipment.

  • Documenting processes and reporting to management as required.

  • Evaluating carrier performance and resolving issues with orders and logistics.

  • Complying to shipping industry regulations and company policies

Shipping Manager Requirements:

  • Proven experience as shipping manager

  • Solid knowledge of logistics procedures

  • Experience in using EDI and preparing shipping documents (e.g. ASN)

  • Computer savvy with excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)

  • Good understanding of budgeting and reporting

  • Experience in directing and evaluating subordinates

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Problem-solving abilities

  • High school diploma; BSc/BA in supply chain, logistics or relative field is a definite plus