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Shipping Manager Job Description

Job Overview

We want to hire a skilled Shipping Manager to manage routine shipping and distribution operations. You will be responsible for completing the orders that are being shipped and must be delivered in a timely manner. You must be well-organized, analytical, and excellent in communication. In addition to this, you should be comfortable with information systems, documentation and have a better understanding of shipping and receiving procedures.

The objective here is to make sure that the shipping and distribution processes run effectively and smoothly. If you feel you are suitable for this role, we would like to meet you.


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

  • Manage all the crucial documents such as bills of lading, pick slips, shipping notices etc.

  • Direct the flow of shipments from packaging to shipment

  • Oversee and lead the subordinate staff

  • Check the labels, bar-codes along with other things of completed orders

  • Control the budget of the entire logistics department

  • Work as a team player in purchasing, warehouse, and other managers to optimize different processes

  • Resolve issues related to the shipped orders

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and legal regulations

  • Report to management on issues and activities


  • BA/BSc in Logistics, Supply Chain or related field

  • High School Diploma with desired experience can also be considered

  • Proven work experience as a Shipping Manager

  • Extensive know-how of logistics operations

  • Experience in preparing shipping documents and EDI

  • Experience in directing, as well as, evaluating subordinates

  • Computer savvy with good understanding of reporting and budgeting

  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail and amazing problem-solving skills

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