Supply and Distribution Managers


Supply and Distribution Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by organisations.
Supply and Distribution Managers
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • 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
  • directing staff activities and monitoring their performance

Job Titles

  • Supply and Distribution Manager

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Logistics*
  • Certificate IV in Purchasing*
  • Diploma of Logistics, Diploma of Purchasing

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