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Supply and Distribution Manager
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Supply and Distribution Manager

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Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by an organisation.
Training time 0.5 - 1.5 years
Avg. weekly wage $2,911
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 11,900

What does a Supply and Distribution Manager do?

  • determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
  • preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
  • negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
  • operating recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
  • liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
  • overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions

Specialisations

  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Officer (Air Force)
  • Ordnance Corps Officer (Army)
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Officer (Navy)
  • Transport Corps Officer (Army)

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