Cargo and Freight Agents

Top 3 Cargo Agent Jobs

  • Cargo Agent - LAX - G2 Secure Staff - Los Angeles, CA

    Act as handling agent for airline. * Perform Inventory * Inform all authorized parties concerning movement of Airline's aircraft and cargo . * Compile, dispatch and receive all messages pertaining to ...

  • Cargo Agent - IK Hofmann - Los Angeles, CA

    We are looking for an immediate long-term contract opening for an Import Export Agent in Los Angeles, CA for our client in a Cargo facility. The ideal candidate is an ambitious & detail-oriented ...

  • KOA Cargo Agent - Must have Hawaii State ID - UnitedService Companies - Kailua-Kona, HI

    Ramp Services Loading/Off Loading Cargo , Passenger Baggage handling Role and Responsibilities As a Cargo Agent your primary job duty is, but is not limited to the following: * To ensure the safety ...

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What Cargo and freight agents Do

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.


Cargo and freight agent Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 95,600
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $46,910

Job Outlook for Cargo and freight agents

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 9,500
  • Growth rate: 10 percent (As fast as average)

How to Become a Cargo or freight agent

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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