We surveyed 5,444 shipping/receiving clerks to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Shipping/Receiving clerks are conventional and realistic

Shipping/Receiving clerks tend to be predominantly conventional individuals, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment. They also tend to be realistic, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a shipping/receiving clerk. However, if you are social, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average shipping/receiving clerk break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of shipping/receiving clerks are social responsibility and openness

Shipping/Receiving clerks score highly on social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others. They also tend to be high on the measure of openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average shipping/receiving clerk: