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Additional Management Flashcards




Characteristics of a skilled loader

Uses "Hand to Surface" (Control of package until placed on next surface)

Alerts supervisors and others of changing conditions

Safely Uses all manual and mechanical load devices

Prepare to Load

Obtain scanner and set it up for scanning

Logon and enter correct information

Move to assigned work position

Check work area for packages, overgoods, and loose labels

Sweep floor of  all empty trailers (initial lineup)

Check trailer for leaks and holes, report problems to supervisor

Place retainer strap in "retainer ready position" Secure the top left and tio right fitting in the highest slots on the left side of trailer, nearest the door.

Position load equipment; rollers, loader 24 or 20, chutes

Obtain load stand as dictated by conditions

Planned Routine
Wrap up starts at beginning of sort. Keep grating clear.
Move from load to load within your assignment without direction

Scan the ULD code on inside of trailer, so all packages will be linked

Utilize walk into or out of trailer to load irregulars and straighten packages

Do not double handle packages

Load packages in a manner that leaves unobstructed exit walkway

Select Package

Maintain mental picture of space available in the package wall

Select the next package to load from one of the next five available

Minimize walking by letting equipment bring the packages to you


Scan ALL packages and smalls bags (follow "scan one, load one" method)

Listed for tone to verify the package can be loaded

Do not turn or position package for scanning unless necessary

Dual Loading both loaders must scan
Be sure. Load only those packages that you are certain belong in the load.
Building Walls

Maintain 2-foot walk aisle between the face of the wall and end of load device when standing on floor.

Position label up, out towards the rear or in towards the center of trailer

Always attempt to place opening of the box up.

Orient boxes so that the ribs or furrows (flutes) are vertical to prevent damage to a package.

Follow orientation instructions printed on box, arrows or this side up.

Option # 1

Cornerstone package 18 to 24 inches in depth and 12 to 24 inches in height.

Cornerstone loaded in left corner against previous wall. No space between package and previous wall.

Select and load cornerstone for next wall at anytime while building present wall

Option # 2
Primary Shelf - Continue bottom shelf left to right keeping front of wall nearly flush
Option # 3
Secondary or new shelf - If next selected package is taller than primary shelf, start a new shelf.
Option # 4

Fill empty space or level shelves - If package is shorter than primary shelf:

Do not exceed height of shelf

Determine height of next shelf; consider size of available packages

Tighten or "lock in" shelf with last package on right of the wall

Use of "Ts" or bridges will aid in weight distribution.

Build at least 3 level shelves per wall to avoid columns

Option # 5

Large light for top - Save large light package for top of wall, heavier packages at bottom.

Mid-power zone, load from back to front, filling all available space

Use load stand to safely place packages above your  power zone

"Lock in" packages at top of trailer, utilizing ceiling ribs.

Smalls Bags Handling

Smalls bags should be loaded as they arrive in the trailer.

Smalls bags should be loaded into walls beginning at mid-power zone and above. Avoid loading smalls bags on the floor or the bottom of walls.

You may recieve smalls bags at times when it is not convenient to load them. In these cases, check the bag, set them aside until there is a more appropriate time to load them.

Scan the bag label or tag and verify bag belongs with that destination.

Incorporate wooden crates, grouped tires, bicycles, exercise equipment, 5 gallon pails, etc into package walls and lock in with other packages.
Long, not fragile - load horizontally at the side walls to prevent them from falling. DO NOT STAND UPRIGHT
Hazardous Materials
Verify package can be loaded (check poster to be sure)
Check for SLIC, date and auditors initials
Press F3 to select HAZ function, scan package listening for confirmation tone
Pull Haz Mat shipping papers and put in Haz Mat pouches - adjacent to Haz Mat prohibited poster
Load hazardous material package on the floor with arrows pointing up
Block and brace with non HAZ MAT packages to prevent movement in transit
Packages containing different HAZ MATs should be separated by one non HAZ MAT on all sides
Prepare to Wrap up Trailer
Haz mat pouch & seal control should be accessible to the driver
Loads leaving at 100% - Last wall is built flush with reainer strap slots, this wall may be deeper than 18 to 24 inches
Retainer straps must fit tightly against last full wall
Use retainer bars in trailers not equipped with retainer straps
Place retainer bar securely against upper portion of last wall
Return or store supplies and place in designated area
Secure all equipment (scanner, load stand, etc.)
Packages requiring special handling
Next day air, International Ground, second day air & 3 day select
retapes and rewraps - Follow retapes procedures, do not load
Mispulls - Remove from trailer, place in designated area, T/W pickoff
Ten Load quality elements
Cornerstone package
Lock in each shelf on right
Three level shelves Loaded back to front at mid powerzone
Ts no columns
Loaded to ceiling
Smalls containerized
Proper irregulars and smalls placement
Retainer in ready position or flush on wall
No overgoods or damages
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