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Cargo and Freight Agents

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Contact vendors or claims adjustment departments to resolve shipment problems or contact service depots to arrange for repairs.
Prepare manifests showing numbers of airplane passengers and baggage, mail, and freight weights, transmitting data to destinations.
Check import or export documentation to determine cargo contents and use tariff coding system to classify goods according to fee or tariff group.
Notify consignees, passengers, or customers of freight or baggage arrival and arrange for delivery.
Track delivery progress of shipments.
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Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public OFFICE ASSISTANT Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 18
Labette Community College Parsons Public BUS ADMIN TECHNOLOGY CLERICAL ASSISTANT Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 24
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 67
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public TC BUSINESS INFORMATION CERTIFICATE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 44
North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit Public BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 36