A Shipping Coordinator job is very varied and relies heavily upon good organisational and administrative skills. Your daily tasks will include responding to customers or shippers questions or in some cases complaints.
Providing routing information and issuing shipping instructions to ensure deliveries arrive on time and to their correct location. You will also be responsible for tracking of goods enroute to their destination ensuring any problems that may arise are resolved so as to avoid delays.
A Shipping Coordinator is responsible for the preparation of quotes for customers, which will involve examining products or materials to estimate quantities or weight and type of container required for storage or transport.