Profession move coordinator

Move coordinators envision all the activities required for a successful moving. They receive briefings from the client and translate them in actions and activities that assure a smooth, competitive, and satisfactory moving.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Transportation methods

    Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and optimal work strategies.

  • Health and safety measures in transportation

    The body of rules, procedures and regulations related to health and safety measures intended to prevent accidents or incidents in transportation.

  • Types of packaging materials

    Properties of materials that make them suitable for packaging. Conversion of raw materials into packaging materials. Different types of labels and materials used which comply with the correct storage criteria depending on the goods.

  • Hazards associated with loading dangerous goods

    Know about the hazards implied with the transport of determined dangerous goods. Know about the emergency actions and handling procedures in case of accidents with the goods during their loading or transportation.

Skills

  • Design procedures for the relocation of specific goods

    Study the moving requirements of specific goods such as pianos, artefacts, antique furniture, and others in order to design specific procedures for their transportation and relocation.

  • Assess ergonomics of the workplace

    Assess ergonomics of the workplace in relation to the human resources.

  • Use communication devices

    Operate communication devices in order to interact with customers, colleagues, and others.

  • Select equipment required for moving activities

    Select the appropriate tools and equipment required to successfully move objects. Select a range of equipment from basic tools such as screws, hammers, and pliers, to more complex apparatus such as forklifts, cranes, and movable docks.

  • Analyse requirements for moving goods

    Analyse goods to be relocated and their moving requirements. Check requirements and prepare actions to ensure appropriate transport of goods.

  • Handle delivery of furniture goods

    Handle the delivery and assemble the furniture and other goods, according to customer's needs and preferences.

  • Determine cargo loading sequence

    Determine freight loading sequence aiming to increase the efficiency of operations. Arrange loading so that maximum amount of goods can be stored.

  • Prepare resources for loading activities

    Assess the number of workers and types of equipment needed to load or unload freight.

  • Ensure correct goods labelling

    Ensure that goods are labeled with all necessary labeling information (e.g. legal, technological, hazardous and others) regarding the product. Ensure that labels respects the legal requirements and adhere to regulations.

  • Maintain inventory of tools

    Keep an inventory of tools utilised in manufacturing or in the provision of services. Ensure that tool sets remain complete and suitable for use.

Optional knowledge and skills

satisfy customers interview people develop efficiency plans for logistics operations manage the transportation of animals monitor customer inquiries plan transport operations animal transport regulations mechanics animal transportation vehicles electricity contact customers read pictograms communicate with customers perform planning