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Warehouse Agent

Date: 17-May-2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 159713
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Entry-level

Office Location: Dallas, TX (DAL), United States

Start Date:

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 80 countries, and employs around 15,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Warehouse Agent to process shipments in a safe and accurate manner, ensuring operational excellence, high productivity and customer satisfaction.


• Acknowledge receipt/delivery of freight by signing the relevant documents and stating any irregularities, if applicable

• Issue warehouse receipt and distribute along with other documents to the operational departments

• Assign location of freight, based on its nature

• Keep record of shipments by entering data in the application (if available)

• Take weight and measurements upon receipt of freight

• Load/unload consignments and compare freight with documents to avoid any discrepancies

• Assure accurate labeling of freight by double-checking that marks on freight and warehouse receipt number correspond to the transport document

• Operate all equipment by keeping the safety of the personnel and freight in mind

• Report hazardous cargo and any irregularities (damages, pilferage, 'short' conditions) immediately to supervisor

• File, store and keep record of whereabouts of the operational files

• Keep warehouse neat, clean and organized

• Advise supervisor immediately of any equipment failure

• Advise supervisor of need to re-order supplies in due time

• Assure that complete documentation accompanies freight leaving the dock and that documents for freight received are handed over to the corresponding department

• Assure proper storage and handling of freight, including, but not limited to, making sure that pallets are stable and in good condition

Quality, Health, Safety & Environment

• Perform assigned tasks to support Panalpina meets its objectives and targets regarding quality, health, safety and environment as documented in IMS and follow all requirements as set out in the QHSE policy

• It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure that their day to day activities embrace sustainability/Health and safety therefore reducing the impact upon the environment, supporting the communities we work in and reducing incidents in the workplace

Decision Making Authority

• Exception handling by consulting with supervisor and/or operational department


• Good judgment skills and ability to make decisions

• Team player

• Proficient in Panalpina warehouse applications (if available)

• Certified forklift operator


• Fluency in English

• Second language a plus