Shipping Specialist

  • Location
    Sarasota, Florida
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Warehouse - Shipping / Receiving Clerk

Adecco is looking for a Shipping Specialist for a local client located in Sarasota, FL. This position is Mon-Fri.


o Coordinate work flow in shipping department for timely shipments.
o Coordinate shipping personnel and priorities daily
o Train new hires
o Follow all safety rules
o Prepare documents to Route Materials
o Determine and prepare documents required for each shipment.
o Record shipment data, such as weight, freight class, and method for reporting and accounting purposes.
o Identify the labeling requirements by destination for any Hazard Materials
o Pack Materials for shipping
o Follow work instructions for mannequin shipments.
o Protect contents of package with proper packing materials.
o Verify accuracy of outgoing shipment.
o Secure and label box for safe transit.
o Determine shipping method based on customer requirements.
o Determine most cost effective shipping method based on shipping procedures, routes and rates.
o Contact carrier representative to make arrangements for shipping and delivery of materials by required date.
o Schedule truck pickup time and load promptly.
o Load material for shipping and update date.
o Load material in truck using proper equipment as necessary.
o Update ERP and Salesforce when shipment complete.
o Review freight bills for payment and file freight claims
o Code to proper departments.
o Identify opportunities to route by different carrier to save money.
o Notify proper personnel of new routing instructions.
o File freight claims for short/damaged shipment and communicate with involved parties to rectify issue.
o Requisition and store packaging materials to maintain inventory of stock.
o Identify monthly needs and notify supplier
o Store packaging onsite as space allows
o Schedule deliveries with packaging supplier to maintain flow of outgoing product.


¿ High School Diploma/GED.
¿ 2 to 4 years of warehouse/inventory experience.
¿ Computer knowledge and data entry skills.
¿ Required to regularly lift and/or up to 50 pounds and/or lift and/or move over 100 pounds with assistance.
¿ Ability to communicate with carriers and/or customers and personnel.
¿ Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure. instructions.
¿ Fork truck and hand truck experience.
¿ Experience in managing and prioritizing multiple responsibilities.
¿ Good written and verbal communication skills.
¿ English or bilingual.
¿ Basic math skills.

¿ Minimum 5 years of shipping experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
¿ Hazard shipment training/experience.
¿ Computer knowledge with ERP (Deltek), CRM, and Outlook.


¿ Complies with and enforces all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures (i.e., program site, trade show, etc.).
¿ Perform all duties in compliance with legal and ethical standards.
¿ Maintain security of all proprietary information.
¿ Perform other duties as assigned or as necessity dictates.

Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers.

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