Cargo Agents are in charge of cargo shipment transactions from delivery, arrival to pick-up.  They are responsible for issuing the bill of lading that contains information about the cargo such as its contents, destination, weight and cost of shipment.  Cost of shipment include other service charges and tariffs and it s the Cargo Agent’s responsibility to make sure that the charges are appropriate for each cargo.  Cargo Agents also ensure that the cargo are in safe conditions up until the receiver picks it up.

Cargo Agent Resume Template

Rafael Smith

6372 Santa Monica

New Mexico, 7687

Phone: (212) 210-2100


Hardworking individual seeking for a job as Cargo Agent in a shipping company

Summary of Qualification

  • Very good organizational skills and has the ability to direct activities toward desired goals
  • Knowledgeable in tariff taxes and policies governing shipment
  • Good logical skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A team worker and quick if making follow-ups to ensure cargo safety and arrival
  • Very good health conditions and can start work immediately

Career Experience/Job History

2008 – present: Air Cargo Agent, Air 99 Shipping Company

  • Examined, weighed and issued bill of lading to customers acquiring shipment services
  • Made follow-up calls online and through phone calls to update shipment
  • Took special requests of customers and made arrangements to meet these needs
  • Ensured that all cargo arrived on time and are dispensed to the customers accordingly
  • Packed goods for shipping using packing materials and tools
  • Notified customers of the arrival of cargo and arranged for quick delivery
  • Monitored shipment and made troubleshoot orders and instructions in case of emergencies

2006 – 2008: Cashier, Speedy Deliveries

  • Assessed cargo fees and gave out total amount charge to the customer
  • Issued receipts of payments and gave instructions for the billing to customers
  • Coordinated with other departments of the company in cases of discrepancies and managed problems as needed


2004-2006: High School Diploma, Santa Monica High School

Professional reference will be furnished upon request