1. Ensuring that the correct procedures are being followed during operations such as the loading, storing and unloading of goods to and from an aeroplane.
2. Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage.
3. Determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity.
4. Accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight.