Cargo and Freight Agents


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Cargo and Freight Agents

Cargo and Freight Agents - Physical Demands

Transportation agents frequently:

  • Sit for long periods of time.
  • Repeat the same movements.

It is important for transportation agents to be able to:

  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Understand the speech of another person.
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.

It is not as important, but still necessary, for transportation agents to be able to:

  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects.
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
  • Focus on one source of sound and ignore others.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.