Stack goods


Stack goods and manufactured products into containers without special treatment or procedure.

Alternative labels

perform cargo stacking activities
carry out cargo piling activities
pile freight
carry out freight packing activities
perform goods stacking activities
stack freight
pile goods
carry out goods piling activities
perform freight stacking activities
stack cargo
pile cargo

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Stack goods is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Materials handler: Materials handlers execute the handling and storage of materials through activities such as loading, unloading and moving articles in a warehouse or storage room. They work according to orders to inspect materials and provide documentation for the handling of items. Materials handlers also manage inventory and ensure the safe disposal of waste.
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.
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.

Optional skill

Stack goods 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.

Bindery operator: Bindery operators tend machines that bind printed or unprinted paper into volumes using staples, twine, glue or other binding technologies.
Inventory coordinator: Inventory coordinators keep track of products stored in warehouses for transport to stores, wholesalers and individual customers. They inspect the inventory and maintain paperwork and documents.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022