Shipping and Receiving Clerks take delivery of incoming shipments of products, organize merchandise for delivery, and keep records regarding these transactions. The following description is very useful for the experience section of Shipping Receiving Clerk Resume.

Shipping / Receiving Clerk Job Description / Duties
Shipping and receiving clerks perform some or all of the following duties
• decide the method of consignment, by means of knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates
• Arrange for carrier vehicle or pickup
• Compare the amount and identification numbers of goods against orders
• Post weight and shipment charges
• Maintain files of shipping records
• Trace missing or lost shipments
• Assemble wood and cardboard containers or pick preassembled containers
• Authenticate receipt of shipments alongside bills of lading, invoices or other records
• Record shortages and eliminate damaged merchandise
• Route products to departments
• Insert merchandise into containers
• Attach identifying information and delivery instructions on containers
• Organize records of goods shipped