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What do purchasing and supply logistics clerks do?

  • request supplies and send orders to production departments and other firms
  • receive and check purchase requests against inventory records and stock on hand and confirm completion of orders
  • examine orders, compile data for production schedules, check inventories and prepare delivery schedules
  • investigate and identify supply sources and prepare and process purchase orders
  • provide price and other information about goods to prospective customers
  • establish and coordinate the procedures for receiving, handling, storing and shipping goods


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