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

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Shipping Skills List in Transport & Logistics

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Shipping role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Shipping job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 72% of Shipping job descriptions contained shipping as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

shipping
72%
logistics
48%
freight
43%
export
24%
import export
20%
import
20%
freight forwarding
15%
microsoft office
15%
customer services
10%
warehouse
10%
international shipping
10%
computer literate
10%
communication skills
10%
transport
10%
customer orders
5%
shipping administrator
5%
cargo
5%
international logistics
5%
admin
5%
metals
5%
clerk
5%
imports
5%
road freight
5%
air
5%
clients
5%
coordinator
5%
stockport
5%
sales admin
5%
customs
5%
exports
5%
logistics administrator
5%
training
5%
graduate
5%
manchester
5%
ocean
5%
operations
5%
progression
5%
road
5%
sea
5%
demand planning
5%
art
5%
bookings
5%
customer service
5%
log shipping
5%
manual handling
5%
material handling
5%
pc
5%
bills of lading
5%
containerised movements
5%
ocean freight
5%
sea freight
5%
trailer freight
5%
shipping coordinator
5%
forecasting
5%
supply chain
5%
communicator
5%
conscientious
5%
couriers
5%
dispatch
5%
documentation
5%
invoicing
5%
tanker operations
5%
vessel management
5%
vessel operations
5%
vessels
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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