Booking Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in booking shipments of cargos on ships.
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Outlook
Good

Salary Range
$29,000 – $77,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Booking Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in booking shipments of cargo on ships and keeping booking control records to ensure maximum utilization of cargo spaces: Reviews records of bookings and studies plans of cargo spaces to determine type of tonnage that can be booked on each ship in order to obtain maximum revenue and utilize available cargo space. Assigns booking duties to workers and gives work directions regarding tonnage or cubic feet of storage space that can be booked for refrigerated cargo, or container cargo. Coordinates booking and space control activities to ensure that each ship is booked to capacity. Trains workers in booking procedures and demonstrates methods of converting cubic feet of storage space into tonnage. Submits booking sheets to documentation department for preparation of shipping documents. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Booking Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Banking Supervisor, Billing Supervisor, Bookkeepers Supervisor, Bookkeeping Clerks Supervisor See More

    How to become a Booking Supervisor

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