Shipping clerks work in the manufacturing and warehouse environments where their main duty is to handle the shipment demands of the company i.e. incoming and outgoing shipments. They prepare outgoing shipments by ensuring accuracy of order and packaging details. Shipping clerks need to be savvy with the merchandizing industry as a major part of their work is handling small merchandizing details.

From processing customers’ orders to physically receiving or sending items, shipping clerks perform all duties. They are also required to handle the paperwork associated with shipping activities which may include handling invoices and work orders. The following resume sample can be used as an example to write a resume for this position.


Shipping Clerk Resume Example


Matt Daemon

401 N Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 62102
(999) 999-9999, matt @ email . com

Dynamic and energetic shipping clerk with 5+ years’ experience in diverse warehouse environments. Functional understanding of handling incoming and outgoing shipment activities. Highly focused on both quality and accuracy of orders. Eager to find new methods to improve warehouse processes and procedures.

• Introduced and implemented a complex shipment inventory system that lodged incoming and outgoing shipments in a real time manner
• Reigned in a rollercoaster ride of handling shipping duties for a particularly large outgoing shipment order spanning a continuous work day of 32 hours
• Increased efficiency by employing setting out guidelines for quality assurance during the checking phase
• Decreased the time spent in labeling consignments by introducing a contraption that labels each consignment with date, time, location, serial number and batch number


Nestle Purina, Tucson, AX | June 2008 – Present
Shipping Clerk

• Receive shipments and check them for accuracy
• Prepare outgoing shipments by packing and labeling them properly
• Coordinate bin counts and investigate discrepancies
• Check products for accuracy of serial and batch numbers
• Process work orders and invoices
• Make arrangements for shipment pick-up
• Ensure that all shipments are sent out in a timely fashion
• Maintain an adequate supply of shipping materials
• Handle shipping inventory and stocks information
• Record all shipping data in predefined databases
• Report any defects or delays in a time-efficient manner
• Hire and train shipping assistants

Corporate Management Group – Merrimack, NH | January 2007 – May 2008
Shipping Assistant

• Packed items in boxes and ensured appropriate labeling
• Checked items for defect and accuracy and reported any inconsistencies
• Operated forklift to transport shipments from storage areas to the delivery pallet
• Sorted invoices and assisted in posting them in the database

High School Diploma – New Hampshire High School – 2006