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Shipping Clerk

Port Jersey Logistics
Cranbury, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Tyler Distribution Centers is currently looking for a Shipping Clerk at our distribution center in Cranbury, NJ. The hours are 2pm – 10:30pm Monday to Friday.


The shipping/receiving clerk checks drivers in and out of the facility, determines what they are picking up or delivering, and communicates this information to the warehouse. They are responsible for keeping the schedule updated and keeping all original paperwork in order. They are also responsible for yard management and communication between all parties.


  • Checking drivers in and out of the facility
  • Verifying pick up and drop off information based on the driver’s information
  • Assigning doors to drivers based on warehouse locations
  • Maintain the schedule for the respective facility and update appointments as drivers check in and out
  • Verifying packing lists and Bills of Ladings for accuracy
  • Examine outgoing shipments and make sure they conform with specifications
  • Keeping original paperwork together to be forwarded at the end of day
  • Forward items to different departments as needed
  • May be required to perform only receiving or shipping activities and be referred to as Receiving Clerk or Shipping Clerk
  • Maintain yard check to share accurate information about trailers located on the premises, and share the information with the parties needed
  • Communicate with customer service on any challenges or issues
  • Maintain emails to match up outside BOLs and instructions for specific orders

Direct Reports


  • Must posses High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to interpret packing slips and bill of ladings
  • Familiarity with common carriers preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook
  • Basic computer skills

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

A. Typing and computer use

B. Must be able to place outbound calls and answer phones, talk/speak and listen coherently for a minimum of 8 hours

C. Must be physically able to open filing cabinets and bend, stand, balance, stoop or twist as necessary.

D. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, listen and hear on the phone for long periods of time.

E. Ability to walk around the warehouse and trailer yard to gather information (maybe frequent walking)

F. Maybe required to travel to other Tyler locations – must be able to operate his/her own motor vehicle

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Port Jersey Logistics


Cranbury, NJ
08512 USA


Transportation and Storage

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