Shipping and Receiving Manager Resume Sample

Updated on: July 13, 2021

Resumes that have the “blending” quality seldom make it past the first stop.

Writing a resume by following the norms ends up in your resume being filed or trashed. And a filed or trashed resume never brings results. What does bring results is a resume that stands out from the crowd, providing prospective employers with all the right reasons to hire you.

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Sample Resume for Shipping and Receiving Manager Position

Jessica Ellis
5210 W Creek Road
Nampa, ID 27000
(000) 514-3232 
jessicaellis @ email . com


A well-organized and quality-minded person with extensive exposure to shipping and receiving methods and challenges within a warehouse setting. Deep insight into supervising and coordinating the activities of personnel engaged in both shipping and receiving work to ensure smooth warehouse operations.

• Strengths include the ability to determine space requirements and positioning of shipments in appropriate storage areas, along with ensuring the overall safety of received items
• Effectively able to determine routing and legal load limits of shipping vehicles to ensure that they meet weight limit standards
• Proven record of efficiently and accurately determine the precision of received items by comparing them with original work orders
Demonstrated ability to accurately fill customers’ orders according to set SOPs and ensure timely delivery


(6/2012 to Present)
Shipping and Receiving Manager
• Look through work orders to determine and separate shipping and receiving tasks of the day.
• Create staff schedules and ensure that each staff member follows them properly.
• Assign shipping and receiving tasks to each warehouse worker, depending on his or her ability to cope.
• Supervise both shipping and receiving activities to ensure conformance to work orders and company protocols.
• Oversee incoming and outgoing shipments to ensure accuracy and completeness of shipments.
• Determine space requirements for stored items and received ones and ensure that sufficient space is allocated to each category.
• Handle routing and legal load limits of outbound shipments to ensure that they conform to the state’s legal load requirements.
• Inspect loading and unloading activities to make sure that they are in compliance with shipping and receiving specifications.
• Prepare bills of lading and post weight and shipping charges according to shipment specifications.
Key Accomplishments
• Streamlined receiving processes by implementing step-by-step modules, which also resulted in a decrease in time spent in transit.
• Overhauled the existing inventory system which increased its efficiency by 55%.
• Put in place quality control standards (according to established procedures of the company) which increased order efficiency by 88%.
• Deciphered a nefarious activity in the warehouse which could have cost the company its license by actively looking out for negative goings-on through exceptionally well-placed vigilance skills.

(1/2010 to 5/2012)
Shipping and Receiving Clerk
• Picked items from storage areas in accordance with the specifications on work orders.
• Transported items to the packaging area and ensured that it was safely packed/boxed and labeled with the item and batch number information.
• Ascertained that packed items were properly loaded in the delivery vehicle and stacked properly.
• Received incoming shipments and assisted in unloading them from delivery trucks.
• Ensured that received items were in accordance with the orders specified.
• Transported received items to designated spaced assigned for their storage.

High School Diploma

Space Allocation
Timely Deliveries
Equipment Maintenance
Order Processing
Inbound Freight Management
Transit Time Management