Shipping Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Transport & Logistics

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Shipping Manager Skills List in Transport & Logistics

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Shipping Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Shipping Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 53% of Shipping Manager job descriptions contained shipping as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

shipping
53%
logistics
20%
export
20%
customer service
20%
import
15%
customs
15%
import export
15%
fmcg
15%
claims
10%
data entry
10%
transport
10%
shipping manager
10%
communication
10%
critical thinking
10%
decision making
10%
oil industry
10%
dispatch
10%
lean
5%
freight forwarding
5%
administration
5%
supply chain
5%
operations manager
5%
claims handling
5%
logistics coordinator
5%
accountability
5%
aeo
5%
manufacturing
5%
regional manager
5%
negotiation
5%
data analysis
5%
materials
5%
regional operations manager
5%
accurate data entry
5%
industry knowledge
5%
fine art shipping
5%
planner
5%
regional transport manager
5%
interpersonal skills
5%
procurement
5%
logistics manager
5%
ocean freight
5%
documentation
5%
purchasing
5%
transport manager
5%
people skills
5%
scheduler
5%
administrator
5%
compliance
5%
technical skill
5%
shipping administrator
5%
marine industry
5%
communication skills
5%
teamwork
5%
team leadership
5%
organization
5%
hmrc
5%
brexit
5%
warehouse management
5%
problem solving
5%
buyer
5%
cpc
5%
admin
5%
tanker operations
5%
goods in
5%
despatch
5%
couriers
5%
vessel operations
5%
goods out
5%
export administration
5%
distribution
5%
iso9001
5%
fleet management
5%
warehouse
5%

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