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Shipping / Receiving

This course teaches students how to prepare shipments for postal or commercial conveyance, determine most economical and efficient shipping methods, select appropriate shipping containers, and package items to ensure safe delivery. Students will learn how to receive and unload incoming packages and compare information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment and be able to process return shipments from customers. Students will learn to sort, count, package, print labels, pack/unpack merchandise, and inventory merchandise that is shipped or received. Students will become responsible for delivering items to the correct departments and obtain signatures for accepted items.