There are many ways of writing a cover letters, some more efficient than others. It is how your skills and qualifications are reflected in a cover letter that matters the most. For example, if you are writing a cover letter for a position in a manufacturing plant or retail business, you will have to highlight your understanding of the environment that you expecting to work in.

Receiving clerks are an important part of such an environment. They are expected to receive incoming shipments and ensure they conform to the quality and quantity standards of the company. They are expected to ensure that any shipment not up to the standards is communicated to the supervisor for immediate return or complaint.

There is lots of skills and attributes that a receiving clerk can include in his cover letter, especially traits that are necessary for successful execution of this work. The cover letter sample below will provide you with a reference to write your own!


Receiving Clerk Cover Letter Sample


689 NW Street
Evansville, WI 83000

March 18, 2015

Mr. Ewan McGregor
Manager Human Resources
Triumph Group
36 Sarah Lane
Evansville, WI 83990


Dear Mr. McGregor:

I am writing to express a strong interest in the position of a receiving clerk currently vacant at Triumph Group. With my effective communication, organizational, and analytical skills, I am eager to contribute to the success of Triumph Group.

As the enclosed resume demonstrate, I am very expert in receiving incoming shipments and checking them for quality control. Previously, I had been working with different warehouses for three years. This experience has developed my expertise and polished my skills which will very useful for me during my work as a  Receiving Clerk. Below are some highlights of my core strengths which make me an outstanding candidate:

✔ Well versed in receiving and delivering merchandise
✔ Adept at performing data entry and maintaining perfect records
✔ Demonstrated ability to contact merchants and customers to resolve receiving issues
✔ Extremely capable of conducting periodic physical inventories

Furthermore, I am able to operate a forklift, pallet jack and general office equipment. My customer service, recordkeeping and inventory control abilities are added attributes to my profile. I am very thorough when it comes to work, which is why, all quality control checks under my supervision are managed with absolute precision.

I can go on and on about my interest in this work but I would like to discuss it all in person with you. I may be contacted at (100) 222-2222 if my application interests you. To follow-up, I will call your office after 10 working days.

Thank you for your consideration.



Aryan Belle

Enc. Resume