Cargo Handler

Location US-AK-Anchorage
Company Lynden Logistics
Regular Full-Time


Lynden Logistics (formerly Lynden International), a member of the Lynden family of companies, has roots in transportation going back more than 100 years.  We are a freight forwarder who offers full service solutions of logistical services that support the entire supply chain.


Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who takes pride in finding solutions to problems that meet the expectations of your customers?  Do you thrive where each day is not like the last?  If so, Lynden is the place for you.

This opening is for an intermediate cartage operations position performing all aspects of cargo operations. 




We currently have openings in our dry warehouse and with our perishable products. 

  • Verifies piece count and signs off documents; checks in inbound/outbound freight and labels freight
  • Dimensionalizes freight; weighs and reweighs freight
  • Receives orders from Perishable customers, books routings for shipments, and prepares airline bills
  • Routes shipments based on service, known/unknown shipper status and carrier availability
  • Keeps work area and vehicles clean
  • Checks inbound status to determine when consoles should be recovered from airlines; loads and unloads containers or pallets; performs OS&D manifests
  • Works within the protocol of Lynden’s requirements for cargo handling as well as with other companies where co-located, including aircraft
  • Using computer inputs entries for freight movement. Data Entry, Data Processing
  • Be able to run receiving desk (Receive freight, enter re-weigh and dimensional information into skeleton entry and generate labels for staging cargo), and process shipments through cross-dock program efficiently
  • Documents damage using company guidelines
  • Follows Hazmat protocol when working with shipments 
  • Works with internal customers in providing solutions in keeping with company policies and procedures
  • Proficient at building scheduled service loads for ocean containers and scanning of all shipments
  • Direct temp employees in unloading and loading of ocean containers, trucks and builds skids
  • Responsible for working in a safe manner, following all safety policies and procedures
  • May be assigned special projects and other duties
  • Works with forklifts, pallet jacks and other warehouse equipment
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required
  • This position will require OT based on the seasonal workload.
  • Some delivery driving using panel truck, to include truck inspections



High school education or equivalent preferred.


Ability to write legibly, especially numbers, and to read and comprehend simple instructions and memos.


Experience driving a panel truck and experience working with perishables preferred.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.


Driving forklifts and using pallet jack and other dock equipment as required.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer skills to complete on-line forms and input information into data base. Assist with carrier selection and documentation with limited supervision from Night Operations Supervisor


Must be able to pass Security Threat Assessment under TSA regulations.

  • Ability to possess and maintain a TSA Security Threat Assessment(STA) with a status of Passed, or a TSA recognized equivalent. TSA recognized equivalents include a Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge, Commercial Driver’s License(CDL) with Hazmat Endorsement issued within the 50 States or District of Columbia, the Transportation Worker Identification Card(TWIC), or Free and Secure Trade(FAST) card issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. STA’s will be submitted by Lynden Logistics upon job offer and renewed thereafter. Recognized equivalents must be current at time of application and successfully renewed by the applicant thereafter.

Intermediate use of MS Office products a plus.


Must be able to lift and move cargo, frequently up to 50 lbs and occasionally up to 100 lbs; frequent walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling; Able to handle office and warehouse equipment and tools, or controls;  Able to communicate orally and in writing.  Wide range of vision abilities required (close vision, distance, color, & peripheral vision, and depth perception).  Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and exposed to vibrations.  Daily attendance required.Environmental conditions affect truck and forklift driving.


Must successfully complete the drug and background screens.




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