Cargo and Freight Agents

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Will "Cargo and Freight Agents" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll is less clear, and shows a 74% chance of automation within the next couple of decades.

Automation Risk Level

You are doomed

or 99% probability of automation

Projected Growth

7%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$41,920

or $20.15 hourly

People Employed

88,920

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 706 out of 706

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Job description

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.

SOC Code: 43-5011

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Benjamin (Highly likely) says
I'm an export agent who currently works for a major freight forwarder who is creeping closer and closer to automation.
May 23, 2019 at 02:17 PM

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