A Cargo Freight Forwarder is the middle man between the suppliers of goods and their clients.  They make sure that all shipment of the cargo of goods are in good condition, safe from any damages that may occur during the transfer and transportation of the goods.   They plan the best possible way of transporting the goods and coordinate the processes and schedules between the people involved.


Cargo Freight Forwarder Resume Template

Timothy James

Charlottesville , VA

Virginia, 89098

Phone: (878) 210-2100




Highly responsible individual seeking for a position as Cargo Freight Forwarder in a forwarding company.

Summary of Qualification

  • With the ability to supervise staff and assist operations for all the departments
  • Responsible in coordinating the export and transfer of shipment or cargo
  • Can keep schedules and maintain efficiency of transportation of cargo
  • Excellent in setting up export shipments, maintain and update rates and keep records

Career Experience/Job History

2008 – 2011: Cargo Freight Forwarder, TOP Shipping

  • Set-up transportation and shipping of cargo on land and air through coordination with transportation services
  • Recorded shipping details and made follow-ups with contacts regarding the status of the cargo and made special arrangements for cargo with delays due to unforeseen situations
  • Updated rates and gave customer service to both the exporter and the client who will receive the cargo and confirmed its arrival

2004-2008: Air Assistant Manager, Northwest Cargo and Shipping

  • Kept close correspondence and coordination with employees stationed on air and on ground for the swift and efficient delivery of cargo
  • Ensured safety and secure transfer of cargo by making inspections and drafting handling procedures to be implemented by loaders
  • Devised route plans for faster arrival of cargo either through air or land and coordinated with staff for its execution


1998-2002: Bachelor of Arts in Marketing, University of Virginia


Professional reference will be furnished upon request.



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