Supply and Distribution Manager

Supply and Distribution Managers manage the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by organisations.
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    Overview

    Supply and Distribution Managers manage the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by organisations.

    Day-to-day

    • determines, implements, and monitors the strategies, policies and plans for purchasing, storage, and distribution
    • prepares and implements plans to maintain the required stock levels at minimum cost
    • may negotiate contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
    • monitor and review storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
    • operates recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, to ensure the re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
    • liaise with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
    • oversees the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
    • directs staff activities and monitors their performance.

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