Apply techniques for stacking goods into containers


Apply techniques required to stack materials into containers. Use techniques to maximise the space in containers.

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Essential skill

Apply techniques for stacking goods into containers is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Rail intermodal equipment operator: Rail intermodal equipment operators assist in the loading of trailers and containers on and off railcars and chassis. They manoeuvre tractor-trailer combinations around tight corners and in and out of parking spaces. They use an on-board computer peripheral to communicate with yard management computer system and to identify railcars.
Stevedore: Stevedores sort, handle, load and unload freight into over-the-road equipment in accordance with oral and written instructions, as well as state regulations. They move freight such as boxes, bulky items, or even large pallets of goods to and from storage areas and onto transport vehicles.
Warehouse worker: Warehouse workers execute the accurate handling, packing and storage of materials in a warehouse. They receive goods, label them, check quality, store the goods and document any damage. Warehouse workers also monitor stock levels of items, keep inventory and ship goods.
Forklift operator: Forklift operators are responsible for operating forklifts to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise. They are accountable for the safe and efficient operation of forklifts. Moreover, they perform the filling of orders and check the accuracy of other orders.

Optional skill

Apply techniques for stacking goods into containers is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Moving truck driver: Moving truck drivers operate lorries or trucks intended for relocating and transporting goods, belongings, machinery, and others. They assist in placing goods in the truck for efficient use of space and security compliance.
Brick and tile caster: Brick and tile casters operate and maintain mixing machines used in brick and tile products development.
Mover: Movers are responsible for the physical handling of goods and belongings to be relocated or transported from one place to the other. They disassemble goods, machinery or belongings for transporting and assemble or install them in the new location. They ensure that objects are well protected and packed, secured and placed correctly in trucks and transports.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022