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, 80% of Shipping job descriptions contained shipping as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

shipping
80%
customs regulations
20%
import export
20%
freight forwarding
20%
logistics
20%
oil
20%
oil industry
20%
operations management
20%
administrative
20%
computer systems
20%
communication
20%
critical thinking
20%
customer service
20%
decision making
20%
organization
20%
problem solving
20%

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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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