If you are considering a career as a receiving and shipping clerk, the Supply Chain Management Course on offer through IQ Academy will equip you with the necessary skills to take on the role. Students generally finish the course within a 12 month period, though it can be completed within a 3 to 6 month period, with interest free course repayment terms over a 24 month period and is open to people who are over the age of 16, who have completed Grade 9. The receiving and shipping clerk is responsible for reviewing the packing lists and ensuring that packages contain the correct items, and are sent to the right destination. On a daily basis, the receiving and shipping clerk will need to file customer orders, as well as create labels for packages. They will also need to process products for shipping and ensure that it is delegated to the correct courier service. Added to this, they will also need to check incoming raw materials and inspect returned products, while keeping a daily inventory updated. There are numerous other tasks, which means that the position requires someone who is hard working, has exceptional organisational skills and pays attention to details. To find out more about this course, or any of the other business short courses at IQ Academy, contact a consultant now. They will gladly discuss how the Supply Chain Management Course can assist in helping you start a career as a receiving and shipping clerk.