1324-Supply, distribution and related managers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Supply, distribution and related managers
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Job Description: 
Supply, distribution and related managers plan, direct and coordinate the supply, transportation, storage and distribution of goods.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
  • (b) preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
  • (c) negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • (d) monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
  • (e) operating recording systems to track all movements of goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
  • (f) liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
  • (g) overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
  • (h) establishing and managing budgets, controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources
  • (i) establishing and directing operational and administrative procedures
  • (j) planning and directing daily operations
  • (k) overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Logistics manager
- Railway station master
- Supply and distribution manager
- Supply chain manager
- Transport company manager
- Warehouse manager

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