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shipping clerk

  1. a clerk who attends to the packing, unpacking, receiving, sending out, and recording of shipments.
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Origin of shipping clerk

First recorded in 1855–60
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Historical Examples of shipping clerk

  • She watched every movement and checked off each sack like a shipping-clerk.

    They of the High Trails

    Hamlin Garland

  • Why don't he let the shipping-clerk do up the packing-cases?

    Worrying Won't Win

    Montague Glass

  • Ten minutes later he was approached by Jake, the shipping-clerk.

  • It was the duty of the shipping-clerk to check off the freight as it was brought ashore.

  • Ebenezer is shipping-clerk with a good salary and stock in the concern; and Ralph is there, learning the trade.

British Dictionary definitions for shipping clerk

shipping clerk

  1. a person employed by a company to arrange, receive, record, and send shipments of goods
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