APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Assistant, Shipping/Receiving (Contract Logistic Services) in Fairburn, Georgia

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Company Summary:

Company Description/Information

APL Logistics (APLL) designs and operates smart globally integrated supply chains. We combine logistics solutions with transportation services across the world. APLL is a member of Kintetsu World Express group (KWE), a global logistics services provider. Operating in more than 110 locations in 60 countries, APLL manages 200 logistics facilities covering over 20 million square feet globally. With more than 7,600 logistics professionals across the world with local market knowledge, APLL is your trusted global logistics partner. For additional company information, please refer to www.apllogistics.com


The Shipping & Receiving Assistant I verifies that materials received match those ordered in both type and quantity; routes incoming items to the appropriate department, storerooms or other location; prepares and maintains shipping records; participates in the preparation, assembly, and/or shipping of outgoing merchandise or material; rejects damaged goods or materials and corresponds with shipper to adjust damages or shortages.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Prepares and maintains shipping records. Participates in the preparation, assembly, and/or shipping of outgoing merchandise or material.

  • Verifies correctness of incoming shipments against bills of lading, maintains record of goods received.

  • Inspects and reconciles goods. Rejects damaged goods or materials and corresponds with shipper to adjust damages or shortages.

  • Routes incoming goods to proper department.

  • Assists in re-checks, verifications, and cycle counts.

  • Participates in safety and 5S requirements.

Key Results:

  • Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.

  • Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.

  • sition requires the incumbent’s performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and customer services.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Basic computer skills required

  • Two (1) year of warehouse experience

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures.

  • Ability to write legibly

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Must have attention to detail

  • Data entry skills and 10 key

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

  • Language Skills - English

  • Must be a Team Player

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Action Oriented preferred

  • Teamwork - showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

  • Respect - extending dignity and respect to all people.

  • Integrity - fostering trust and a positive work environment.

  • Innovation - bringing creativity to the workplace.

  • Customer Focus - achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.


APL Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.

Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system. For assistance, please contact us at APLL_ApplicantAssistance@apllogistics.com.

Location US-GA-Fairburn

Posted Date 7/16/2017

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Relocation No