Wholesaler

Wholesalers manage the operations of wholesale trading establishments.
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    Overview

    Wholesalers manage the operations of wholesale trading establishments.

    Day-to-day

    • identifies local and overseas business opportunities
    • develops and implements business plans, as well as the policies and procedures for marketing, operating, human resource, pricing and credit
    • determines the mix of products and services to be provided and negotiates conditions of trade
    • liaises with local and overseas suppliers and distributors about orders and products
    • researches regulatory and statutory requirements affecting the importing, exporting, wholesaling and distribution of goods
    • monitors business performance and prepares the estimates, financial statements and reports of operations
    • appoints agents and distributors
    • oversees the display and sale of merchandise and preparation of product information for customer service staff and customers
    • implements after-sales service procedures.

    To become a Wholesaler

    • You need extensive industry experience to work as a Wholesaler. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

      Take a Certificate IV in Business (Procurement)

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