shipping clerk


Definition of shipping clerk

: one who is employed in a shipping room to assemble, pack, and send out or receive goods

Examples of shipping clerk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Interaction is limited to waves and gestures, some pleasantries with shipping clerks, small talk at the truck stop. John Branch,, "Alone on the road, a trucker’s long haul as America fights the virus," 28 Mar. 2020 After a stint in naval college, Gou became a shipping clerk. Charlie Campbell/tianan, Time, "Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Wants to be Taiwan’s President—and a Go-Between for U.S. and China," 11 July 2019 Her father worked as a shipping clerk at the nearby University of California, and her mother was a secretary at a law firm. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, "Davida Coady, physician who treated refugees and helped eradicate smallpox in India, dies at 80," 13 May 2018 Her father, David, a former coal miner in Scotland, worked as a shipping clerk and forklift operator for the University of California, Berkeley. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "Dr. Davida Coady, Medical Missionary, Is Dead at 80," 11 May 2018 Carl worked for many years as a shipping clerk before retiring from New Britain Machine in 1990., "Carl H. Kozlowski," 4 Mar. 2018 Gloria had worked as a shipping clerk at the former Stafford Printers for several years. Hartford Courant,, "Gloria T. Panciera," 24 Feb. 2018 The groom’s mother, who is retired, was a nurse at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Ill. His father, who is retired, was a shipping clerk for Allied Tube and Conduit, a pipe supplier in Harvey, Ill. Stephanie Stiff, New York Times, "Stephanie Stiff, Chad Ellimoottil," 1 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of shipping clerk

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Shipping clerk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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