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    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;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Controller, clerical/air transport service

  • Controller, clerical/railway service

  • Controller, clerical/road transport service

  • Dispatcher, clerical/boat

  • Dispatcher, clerical/bus

  • Dispatcher, clerical/train

  • Dispatcher, clerical/truck

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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.