Transport clerks keep records of operational aspects and coordinate the timing of train, road and air passenger and freight transport, and prepare reports for management.
Tasks include -
(a) keeping records of operational aspects and coordinating the timing of passenger and freight transport;
(b) directing train routings within a division or zone of a railway system and keeping related records;
(c) directing, controlling and keeping records of freight handling at a railway yard;
(d) coordinating and keeping records of operational activities concerning road transport, such as allocation and scheduling of vehicles and drivers, loading and unloading of vehicles, and storage of goods in transit;
(e) coordinating and keeping records of operational activities concerning air transport of passengers and freight, such as passenger lists and freight manifests;
(f) preparing reports for management.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Clerical controller (transport service)
- Clerical dispatcher (transport service)